Obtaining Your Electronic Signer Credentials

Step-by-Step Instructions

Step 1: Open your internet browser and go to http://www.efast.dol.gov. Click “Register” on the left side of the page under the “Main” table.
Step 2: Read the Privacy Statement and check the box “I have read this agreement”. Click the “Accept Agreement” box to continue.
Step 3: Complete your Profile Information. IMPORTANT: For User Type, check the “Filing Signer” field. Click the “Next” button to proceed to the next screen.
Step 4: Select your challenge question and input your answer. Click “Next” to continue.
Step 5: Confirm information entered is accurate and click “Submit”.
Step 6: Click “OK” on the “Register – Check Email” screen.
Step 7: An email notification with your EFAST2 and User ID information will be sent to your email address.  Click on the first hyperlink.  If you are an AOL user, select the second hyperlink.
Step 8: The hyperlink will then take you to a website. You will need to enter your Challenge Question answer and then click “Next”.
Step 9: To continue, check the “I have read this agreement” box and then click the “Accept Agreement” button.
Step 10: To continue, check the “I have read this agreement” box and then click the “Accept Agreement” button again.
Step 11: Create a password and make certain that the password you have chosen adheres to the guidelines listed on the right below “Password Requirements”. Then click “Save”.
Step 12: Your user ID and PIN will be displayed on the next screen.  Save your User ID, the Password you created, and your PIN in a safe place.  You will need it annually to sign your Form 5500 electronically.
Additional Information:
  • To access 2016 instructions and forms, link to http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/5500main.html
  • To get help with anything related to EFAST2 or the 2015 forms, call 1.866.GOEFAST (1.866.463.3278)
  • To access the electronic Public Disclosure Web site, go to https://www.efast.dol.gov and click on “Form 5500/5500-SF Search” in the upper left hand corner of the screen.

See also:

2016 Form 5500 – Additional Information

2016 Form 8955-SSA – Additional Information