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eAuth Home

Delivering easy to obtain, secure and private online access to USDA programs and services.

More Access with Fewer Passwords

USDA eAuthentication(eAuth) is the system used by USDA agencies to enable individual customers and employees to obtain accounts that will allow them to access USDA Web applications and services via the Internet.

A single eAuth account saves time and reduces the number of passwords for users by providing effortless access to multiple online resources, programs and benefits to view or conduct official business via the Internet with USDA. This includes submitting forms electronically, completing surveys online, and checking the status of USDA accounts.

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Identity Security

Our goal is to protect your personal information. The authentication and security encryption standards and practices we implement ensure your information is protected.

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Designed for Mobile

Intuitive navigation paired with a responsive design and multi-browser compatibility provides an optimized user experience on mobile devices to register for accounts and view information.

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Straightforward Simplified Processes

Uncomplicated account registration, enhanced privacy, with minimal data collection. Convenient online identity verification. Self-service forgotten password and User ID recovery. Intuitive Help and FAQs.

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Use a computer, tablet, or a smart phone to access your information or sign-up for an account 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Individuals register for Customer Accounts and may use the online identity verification application. USDA employees/contractors register using information entered by Human Resources.

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Application Integration Services

Dedicated team assisting USDA agencies to integrate Web applications and services with eAuthentication to improve customer convenience, security and reduce costs.