For registration in the System for Award Management and some advanced features of beta.SAM.gov such as Contract Reports and the Workspace, you will first need a Login.gov account.
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With all the government websites out there, it can be difficult organizing your account and login credentials. Login.gov was built to provide a single access point to the handful of government websites which require a login to access or update business and personal information.
Here are the steps:
- To begin, click on the "Log In" button located on the upper right corner of the SAM.gov homepage.
- Then, you’re going to select “Create an Account.”
- After that, you’re going to enter your preferred email address and click submit. You will then be sent an email to verify your address.
- Go to your email and click on the message from Login.gov and select “confirm email address” You will then be directed to the password creation page.
- Enter your password, and make sure to store it in a secure location. Click continue and you will be led to an authentication method set-up menu for a second layer of security.
- Your options for authentication will include an mobile application, security key, phone, government employee id and backup codes. Select one and hit continue.
- You have now successfully created your Login.gov account. Click agree and continue.
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