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How to sign in to login.gov

Every time you sign in to your login.gov account, you will need your email address, your password, and access to one of the two-factor authentication methods you set up.

Follow these steps to sign in to login.gov.

  1. Enter your email address at https://secure.login.gov.
  2. Enter your password.
  3. Click the “Sign in” button.
  4. Authenticate using one of the methods you set up. Options include:
    • Entering a security code from your authentication application
    • Using your security key
    • Entering a security code that you receive by text or by phone call
    • Entering a backup code
    • Using your federal government employee or military ID (PIV or CAC)
  5. You will then be taken to your login.gov account page.
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