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How to request a new account


3.0 - Updated on 2022-01-28 by Fang Wang

2.0 - Updated on 2021-01-27 by Fang Wang

1.0 - Authored on 2013-10-24 by Fang Wang

How to request a new account

Intended for:

Those who need to request for Fermilab primary accounts

Scenario/Use case:

This article provides instructions on how to request for Fermilab primary accounts.

There are four types of personnel who access Fermilab computers: employees, users, subcontractors and authorized guests. Please read the section below that applies to you.

Note: For instructions on how to renew your account, see this article.


On-site Employees

  1. Read the Fermilab Policy on Computing.
  2. Obtain a Fermilab ID during the New Employee Orientation. This includes putting information into FermiWorks.
  3. Your supervisor or a colleague may then fill out the Computing Username and Primary Accounts form for you:

Users, Affiliates, Contractors and Authorized Guests

Please follow the process described at

Note: Please begin this process at a minimum of 4 weeks prior to your arrival at Fermilab to ensure the process is complete at the time of your arrival.

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