Register for Your Account - Level 2
Form Approved OMB No. 0503-0014

Step 1 of 5 - Level 2 Access Account Registration

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 (the character : is allowed for password only).

User Information ?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contact Information ?
 
 
 
Login Information ?
 

User ID complexity requirements:
  • No less than 6 characters
  • No more than 20 characters
  • Only special characters .-_@ allowed
  • Special characters not required.
  • No spaces allowed
  • User ID cannot begin or end with a period
  • User ID cannot end in @fs.fed.us or @fs
 

Your password must include at least 12, but no more than 24 alphanumeric and special characters with no spaces, including at least:
  • 12-24 characters
  • One number
  • One uppercase letter
  • One lowercase letter
  • One special character ! # $ - % = + : ; ? ~ * ,
  • Dictionary words may not be used in passwords
  • The previous 24 passwords may not be re-used
  • At least half of the characters in the new password must be changed from previous password
  • Previous passwords may not be re-used within 365 days
Security Questions ?

Please select and answer four distinct questions from the selections below. This information will be used to assist you in using our eAuthentication Self Service options and various other services.

The Security Questions and Answers that you provide may be the ONLY method available to validate your identity if your USDA accounts become inaccessible. Please select Questions and Answers that are easily memorable to you and hard for anyone else to guess. Each question may only be used once. For additional assistance, click the ? above.

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