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YouTube video text script - FATCA Registration–Logging Into Your Account

WELCOME TO THE IRS FOREIGN ACCOUNT TAX COMPLIANCE ACT, OR FATCA, ONLINE REGISTRATION VIDEO SERIES.
    
IF YOU ARE A FINANCIAL INSTITUTION, OR FI, WITH A FATCA ACCOUNT, THIS VIDEO WILL SHOW YOU HOW TO LOG INTO YOUR ACCOUNT.
    
DIRECT REPORTING NON-FINANCIAL FOREIGN ENTITIES, OR NFFEs, SHOULD FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FIs.
     
SPONSORED ENITITIES CANNOT LOG IN TO THE REGISTRATION SYSTEM.
   
ONLY YOUR SPONSORING ENTITY CAN DO THAT.
    
UNDER THE SECTION “EXISTING USER LOGIN FOR SINGLE, LEAD, MEMBER OR SPONSORING ENTITY,” TYPE THE SIX CHARACTER FATCA ID YOU RECEIVED WHEN THE ACCOUNT WAS CREATED.
    
NOTE THAT THE LETTER “O” IS NOT USED IN A FATCA ID.
    
IF A CHARACTER APPEARS TO BE AN “O,” YOU SHOULD ENTER IT AS THE NUMBER ZERO.      

IF YOU ARE A MEMBER FI, YOU SHOULD HAVE RECEIVED YOUR FATCA ID FROM YOUR LEAD FI.
    
IT WILL HAVE 12 CHARACTERS, INCLUDING A PERIOD.
    
NEXT, ENTER YOUR ACCESS CODE.
    
FOR MEMBER FIs LOGGING IN FOR THE FIRST TIME, USE THE TEMPORARY ACCESS CODE RECEIVED FROM YOUR LEAD FI.
    
IF YOU ARE AN FI THAT JUST COMPLETED A CHANGE FI TYPE OR A TRANSFER TO AN EXPANDED AFFILIATED GROUP, OR EAG, USE THE TEMPORARY ACCESS CODE PROVIDED WHEN YOU FINALIZED YOUR CHANGE OR TRANSFER.
    
THEN CLICK THE “LOGIN” BUTTON.
    
IF YOU ARE A RETURNING USER, AFTER YOU SUCCESSFULLY LOG IN, YOU WILL BE BROUGHT TO YOUR HOME PAGE WHERE YOU CAN VIEW ACCOUNT INFORMATION AND PERFORM ACTIONS RELATED TO YOUR ACCOUNT.
    
IF YOU ARE A MEMBER LOGGING IN FOR THE FIRST TIME, AN FI CHANGING FI TYPE OR A MEMBER TRANSFERING TO AN EAG, YOU WILL NEED TO SELECT AND ANSWER YOUR TWO CHALLENGE QUESTIONS.
    
THESE WILL BE USED IF NECESSARY TO RESET YOUR ACCESS CODE.
    
CLICK THE “NEXT” BUTTON TO CONTINUE.
    
THEN, CREATE A PERMANENT ACCESS CODE AND USE THIS EACH TIME YOU LOG IN.
    
RE-ENTER THE ACCESS CODE AND CLICK THE “NEXT” BUTTON TO CONTINUE.

IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME CREATING YOUR ACCESS CODE, YOU WILL SEE THE GUIDELINES FOR THE FI REGISTRATION.
    
ALL OTHER USERS WILL BE REDIRECTED TO THEIR HOME PAGE.
     
YOU CAN FIND MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO LOG INTO YOUR ACCOUNT AT IRS.GOV/FATCA-REGISTRATION.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 02-Mar-2017