How to connect your Digital Identity

Find out how to connect your Digital Identity to your myGov account.

You need to set up a Digital Identity such as myGovID before you can connect it to myGov.

Before you connect Digital Identity to your myGov account

Before you connect your myGovID to your myGov account make sure:

  • you've downloaded the myGovID app
  • you set up your myGovID to a Standard or Strong identity strength.

Find out more on how to set up your myGovID on the myGovID website.

Connect your Digital Identity to your myGov account

To connect your Digital Identity to your myGov account, follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to myGov.
  2. Select My account, then select Profile.
  3. Select Digital Identity.
  4. Select Connect Digital Identity.
  5. Select myGovID as your identity provider and follow the prompts.

Sign in with your Digital Identity

Next time you sign in to your myGov account, select Continue with Digital Identity to use your myGovID.

You can select Remember me to sign in faster and easier. This means next time you won't need to enter your email address.

A 4 digit code will appear on the login screen. Enter or accept the 4 digit code in your myGovID app.

You can also sign in using your myGov username and password.

How to disconnect your Digital Identity

You can disconnect your Digital Identity in your myGov account.

To disconnect your Digital Identity from your myGov account, follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to myGov.
  2. Select My account, then select Profile.
  3. Select Digital Identity.
  4. Select Disconnect Digital Identity and follow the prompts.

Once you've disconnected your Digital Identity, you'll need to use your myGov sign in details to access your account.