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Open an Account

You only need these things to open an Individual TreasuryDirect account:

  1. A Taxpayer Identification Number

    (Social Security Number for an individual)

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  2. A United States Address of Record
  3. A Checking or Savings Account

    You'll need to know your account and routing numbers.

  4. An E-mail Address


  5. A Web Browser That Supports 128-Bit Encryption

Choose Individual as the type of account you would like to open.

Choosing individual as account type