USDA customers should complete the information below to create
a USDA eAuthentication account. Please read the eAuthentication
Privacy Act Statement
and Public Burden Statement
for more information on how your personal information will be protected.
All required fields are red and marked by an asterisk (i.e. * ).
Enter your first and last name exactly as it appears on your Government issued photo ID (e.g. state driver's license).
Note: The characters < > ^ | are not allowed on this form.
You have entered an email address that suggests you might be an employee or contractor for the USDA.
This form is not for employees or contractors. Please use the correct form. If you are NOT an employee
or contractor for the USDA please ignore this message and continue using this form.
Please select and answer four distinct questions from the selections below. This
information will be used to validate your identity if you forget your password.
Each question may only be used once. For additional assistance, click the ? above.