To sign in to LAWGS, complete the following steps:
|1.||Connect to LAWGS using the Web address: https://lawgs.aphis.usda.gov/lawgs/.|
RESULT: The Log In page appears.
|2.||Click the Log In button.|
RESULT: The USDA eAuthentication Warning page displays.
NOTE: LAWGS uses the USDA eAuthentication security portal for application access. If you have problems logging into LAWGS, you must call the APHIS eAuthentication Help Desk at 1-866-794-2827 for assistance.
|3.||Read the Warning message and click the Continue button.|
RESULT: The eAuthentication Login page appears.
|4.||Enter your USDA eAuthenticaion Login user ID and password and click the Login button.|
RESULT: You will be redirected to the LAWGS Initial Registration page which displays the following message: "Success! You have successfully signed into the USDA eAuthentication security portal.
|5.||Before you can access LAWGS, choose one of the following options:|
NOTE: You only need to do this once. If you need help, please reference Step Three of the Initial Access Guide.
|•||Option 1: My industry (applicant) organization does not have a LAWGS account, and I will be the first user and administrator for a new industry organization in LAWGS.|
|•||Option 2: I'm joining an existing organization and my organization administrator has provided me with a Unique PIN.|
|6.||If your industry (applicant) organization does not have a LAWGS account, and you will be the first user and administrator for a new industry organization in LAWGS, click the Create Applicant Organization button and follow the steps for creating an organization.|
|7.||If you already have access to LAWGS then you will be required to enter your Unique PIN and click the Join button.|
RESULT: The Welcome to LAWGS page appears.
Create an Organization
New Member Joining an Organization
Sign Out of LAWGS