Follow the instructions below to add an Authentication/Extra Verification Method:

  • Enter your email address at https://ID.iowa.gov

  • Click the "Next" button

  • Enter your password.

  • Click the "Verify" button

  • Click your name in the upper right hand corner

  • Select Settings

  • Find Extra Verification

  • Click "Set up" button next to the Authentication method.

Please note that only Okta Verify, SMS Authentication and Voice Call Authentication are available at this time.

Okta Verify

    • Be sure to download and install Okta Verify to your mobile device before you begin

The Okta Verify App is available on the iOS App Store and Google Play Store.

    • Follow the instructions to scan or enter a code associating your authentication app with your account.

    • You will now be able to use the one-time passcodes generated by the application each time you sign in to id.iowa.gov.

SMS (Text message) Authentication/Voice Call Authentication

    • Follow the instructions to add a phone number