Through USDA’s new streamlined process,
producers doing business as an individual can now register,
track and manage their applications for the Market Facilitation
Program (MFP) and 2017 Wildfires Hurricanes Indemnity Program
(2017 WHIP) on the secure and convenient
Currently, USDA eAuthentication does not have the mechanism to
issue accounts to businesses, corporations, other entities, or
for anyone acting on behalf of another individual or entity.
Producers, doing business as an individual, first need to sign
up for Level 2 eAuthentication access.
Step 1: Create and online account at
Step 2: Complete identity verification by either using the
online self-service identity verification method or by
completing the identity verification in-person at your USDA
Step 3: Contact your local USDA Service Center to have your new
Level 2 account linked with your USDA customer record
Step 4: You’re enrolled and ready to log in
Or go to your local USDA Service Center and our supportive staff
will help you sign up for Level 2 Access right in the office!
They will get you online so you can create an online account at
You’ll complete identity verification right on the spot. You’re
enrolled! Users with a secure Level 2 eAuthentication ID, linked
to their USDA customer record, can apply for select USDA
programs, view and print farm maps and farm records data.
Enrolling is easy! Visit farmers.gov/sign-in to learn more.
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