Tutorial: CGFNS Connect New User Registration Guide

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New to CGFNS?

The first step to purchasing a CGFNS service is to register for an account in the CGFNS Connect online portal. The steps below will guide you through the process of creating your CGFNS Connect account.

1. CGFNS Connect Portal Login Page – Email Address
2. Verifying Your Email Address
3. Account Creation – Basic Information
4. Account Creation – Additional Qualifying Information
5. Account Creation – License Information
6. Account Creation – Education Information
7. Terms and Conditions
8. Account Creation – Security Questions
9. Account Creation – Set Login Password
10. Logging into your CGFNS Connect Portal Account
1. CGFNS Connect Portal Login Page – Email Address
  • Open the CGFNS Connect Portal Login Page.
  • Enter your personal email address. Click “Continue.”
  • Confirm your email address by entering it again below.
  • Click “Send Code.”

If the email addresses you have entered do not match, you will be asked to correct it.

2. Verifying Your Email Address

After clicking “Send Code,” check your email inbox for a message with the subject line, “CGFNS International Email Verification,” which contains a link and a security code.

  • Follow the link to the “Verification Code” page.
  • Enter the security code from the email.
  • Click “Submit” to verify your email address.
3. Account Creation – Basic Information
  • Indicate whether you are an Applicant.
  • Provide your name and Date of Birth
  • You will be asked if you have a CGFNS ID number. If you have never used CGFNS before, you do not have a CGFNS ID number. Select “No.”
4. Account Creation – Additional Qualifying Information
  • Indicate whether you have a passport.
  • If “Yes,” indicate which country issued your passport using the dropdown menu.
  • Enter your passport number.
5. Account Creation – License Information
  • If you do not have a license, you can select “No.”
  • If “Yes,” provide the jurisdiction or country that issued your license and your license number.
6. Account Creation – Education Information

Provide information about your initial entry-level education that you received for your profession.

  • From the dropdown menus, select the country where you were educated and the name of your school.
  • Enter your graduation/completion date.
7. Terms and Conditions
  • Read through all the Terms and Conditions for using CGFNS Connect.
  • Check the box to accept the Terms and Conditions.
  • Click “Submit” when finished.
8. Account Creation – Security Questions
  • Select two security questions from the dropdown menus.
  • Provide your answers to each question. Take note of the exact format of your answers, especially if they are dates.
  • Click “Submit.”
9. Account Creation – Set Login Password
  • Create your password by entering it in the Password field.
  • Confirm your password by entering it in the Confirm Password field exactly as you did in the field above.

Passwords are case sensitive and you will receive an error message if the passwords do not match exactly.

  • Click “Submit” to return to the login screen.
10. Logging into your CGFNS Connect Portal Account
  • Enter your email address and password. Select “Continue.”
  • Answer one of your security questions. Click “Continue.”
  • Congratulations, you are now registered for the CGFNS Connect Portal and have logged into your account!

Once in the portal, complete your Personal Profile to determine which CGFNS services you are eligible to purchase in the Shopping Cart.

You may return to your account any time by going to the Applicant Portal login page and entering your email address, password, and an answer to one of your security questions.

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CGFNS International will be closed on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26 for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours will resume on November 29, 2021.
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