How to Create a Government Gateway User ID

How to Create a Government Gateway User ID

A Government Gateway user ID is a series of 12 digits required, alongside a password, to access the UK government’s secure online services, including the HMRC portal.

To setup your account, you will need to complete the following steps:

  • Go the government website – https://www.access.service.gov.uk/registration/email
  • Enter your email address
  • Enter the confirmation code sent to your email address
  • Once you have confirmed your email address, click continue
  • Enter your full name
  • Create a password
  • You will then be prompted to set up a recovery word

You will then be provided with your Government Gateway user ID.

Please note: This article is a commentary on general principles and should not be interpreted as advice for your specific situation.

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