How do I setup an E-File Center account?

Setting up an existing E-file Center account

  1. Click on the E-file Center menu.
  2. Choose Account Setup.
  3. When prompted about having an E-file Center account, click Yes.
  4. Enter the User ID.  If you do not recall the User ID see the Do I have an E-file Center account? article.
  5. Enter the password.  If you do not know the password see Procedure 2 in the How do I retrieve an E-file Center account? article.
  6. Click on Retrieve Account.

Setting up an E-file Center account

  1. Click on the E-file Center menu.
  2. Choose Account Setup.
  3. When prompted about having an E-file Center account, click No.
  4. Enter a User ID.  A minimum of six characters is required for the User ID.
  5. Enter a password.  The password must meet the following requirements:
    • At least 1 uppercase character (A-Z)
    • At least 1 lowercase character (a-z)
    • At least 1 digit (0-9)
    • At least 10 characters
    • At  most 128 characters
  6. Repeat the password. 
  7. Enter an email address.  This email address is where all correspondences about submissions: status updates, rejections, and temporary passwords will be sent.
  8. Complete the remainder of the fields.  All fields in bold text are required.
  9. Click Send to activate account.
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