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Delete your account
There might be different reasons why you need to delete an account:
You realize you have multiple accounts using different email addresses and you want to have one account
You are locked out of your account and have lost access to your authentication methods
You no longer need a Login.gov account
If you delete your account:
We’ll delete your email address, password, and phone number
You won’t be able to securely access partner agencies who require a Login.gov account
After you delete your account, you will not be able to sign in to the government applications that you normally use your Login.gov account to access. You will not lose your information in those applications, but you will need a new Login.gov account to be able to sign in to those applications.
If you do have access to your authentication methods, follow these steps to delete your account:
Follow these steps to delete your account if you do NOT have access to your authentication methods:
As a security measure, Login.gov requires a two-step process and 24 hour waiting period if you have lost access to your authentication methods and need to delete your account.