Video: Creating a LogIn.gov Account

Apr 24, 2020 9:55:09 AM / by David Rockwell

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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:

  1. To begin, click on the "Log In" button located on the upper right corner of the SAM.gov homepage. 
  2. Then, you’re going to select “Create an Account.” 
  3. 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. 
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Your options for authentication will include an mobile application, security key, phone, government employee id and backup codes. Select one and hit continue.
  7. You have now successfully created your Login.gov account. Click agree and continue. 

    Read more about using your Login.gov account.

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David is a writer and educational multimedia producer for government contractors around the world. Some of his favorite work, with the experts at USFCR, is telling success stories of businesses that win federal contracts.

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