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New USDA Federal Employees

To register for an eAuthentication account with level 2 access, you will need to receive a Registration email. If you are a newly hired USDA Federal employee and have received a registration email, do the following:

  1. Open the registration email.
    This email was sent to the email address that you provided to your Agency Registration Lead (ARL).
  2. Click on the link in the email.
    This link will open your browser window and navigate to the Activate Your Employee Account page.
  3. Input the information requested.
  4. Follow the remaining steps as instructed.

Existing USDA Employees

To register for an eAuthentication Employee account with Level 2 access, you will need to receive a Registration email. If you have not received this email, or no longer have this email, do the following:

  1. Contact an Agency Registration Lead for your agency. Click on the link below to display a list of ARLs. https://www.eauth.usda.gov/MainPages/AgencyRegistrationLeads.aspx
  2. Provide the ARL with an email address. The ARL will confirm your email address, or if none exists, you will need to provide them a valid personal or government issued email address.
  3. It may take up to 24 hours for the registration email to arrive.
    If you do not receive the Registration email, check your "junk" folder, as some email applications may incorrectly place this email there.
    Click here to review Frequently Asked Questions.
  4. Follow the steps under "New USDA Employees" above.
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