How to log in to SDP
Before you begin
School and early learning services staff must use their own ESL user account with a valid Secure Data Portal Role to be able to access the Secure Data Portal.
If you've forgotten your login details, instructions are included at the bottom of this page.
Click the blue log in button at the top of this page. This will open a new page and take you to the log in screen.
Alternatively, enter sdp.education.govt.nz in your browser or launch the application using the link below.
You will be presented with ESL logon screen. Enter you ESL username, password, and select Login.
You should now be presented with the Secure Data Portal home page.
Early Learning Services
You will be presented with a similar screen. Your Username and ECE Service Number or ECA will be presented in the top left corner.
Any files available for download will be listed.
Forgotten Login details
If you have forgotten your username or password, then you can use the following self-service functions for assistance:
- Forgotten username: to request a username reminder email.
- Forgotten password: to request a password reset via email. Your security questions will need to be set up to use this function.
Your account will be locked after entering the incorrect Username and Password combination 3 times.
If your ESL user account is locked, you will be notified by email. You can unlock your account yourself by following the Forgotten password self-service link, to use this you will need to know the answers to your security questions.