https // Login : Get a My NY.Gov ID

https // Login : Get a My NY.Gov ID

An ID account is an online “ID” and password that enables individuals, businesses and organizations to securely access multiple online government services with a single user ID and password.

An ID Account.

• Provides secure access to online government services.

• Ensures personally identifying information is. protected from unauthorized collection, disclosure or access according to NYS government privacy laws and policies. Further details can be found in the ID Privacy Policy.

Where can I use my ID account?

The ID Online Services menu option provides a list of online government services.

The online service determines which type of ID account is required to access that online service.

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1. Visit the website mentioned in the message, then click the green “Verify with” button to begin the identity verification process.
2. You will be directed to the sign-in page.
  • You can sign in to your existing account, or create a new one
  • Please make sure you use the same email address that you used when registering with the NYS DOL.
3. Confirm your email address.
4. Select a multi-factor authentication option.
5. Verify your identity.
  • Select Driver’s license or state ID, Passport, or Passport card to upload.
  • You can take a photo with your mobile device or upload from your computer.
6. If you chose to take a photo with your device, follow the onscreen prompts.
  • You’ll be asked to input your phone number. will send you a text message with a link to your smartphone to take photos of your ID.
  • If you don’t have a smartphone, click here to learn how to verify your identity without a smartphone.
7. When prompted, take and submit a selfie.
8. Enter all other requested information, including your Social Security number.
9. Review and confirm to make sure all your information is accurate.
  • Then click “Continue” at the bottom of the screen.
  • After verifies your identity, you will receive a confirmation text message as a way to protect you from fraud. To learn more about this text message, click here.
10. At the end of the process, be sure to click “Allow and continue.”
This step shares your identity information with the NYS DOL.

Note: If you verified your identity with a Trusted Referee:

Signing into Your Account and Viewing Your Inbox

Log into your account on this page to view your account information and inbox messages.  Please call the NY State of Health Customer Service Center at 1-855-355-5777 if you have any questions about logging into your account, updating your account information, your messages or other details regarding your account.

What types of ID accounts are available?

There are three types of ID accounts:

• Personal

• Business

• Government

Personal ID –

Allows persons acting in their individual capacity for their personal benefit to access Online Services and may require that individuals verify their identity (i.e. not for use by a business).

Business ID –

Allows business organizations registered in New York State to access Online Services, and may require that the business organization’s unique identity be verified and that the individual accessing the account be acting in a business capacity as an authorized representative of the business (i.e. not as an individual). Business ID may be used by representatives of companies, partnerships, sole proprietorships or municipalities and not-for-profit societies. Additional accounts for employees acting in a representative capacity for a business can be created as required.

Government ID –

Allows State and local government employees to securely access Online Services Employee Functions.

Why would I need a Personal ID?

A Personal ID is used to access services that allow individuals to conduct personal business with the state, such as MyDMV or MyBenefits.

Why would I need a Business ID?

A Business ID is used to access services that allow business entities to complete business transactions with the state, such as Online Tax Center, NY Business Express or Worker’s Compensation.

Why would I need a Government ID?

A Government ID is only available to employees of the NYS Workforce, including local government employees and consultants. The IDs are issued internally, require the employee id to be verified and allow the account holder to complete employee related functions.

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