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Register in 3 Steps

1. Create Your Account

Individuals and businesses need a recent California tax return.

Tax professionals need a professional ID number. Wait 10 business days if you have a new or recently renewed PTIN.

2. Wait for Your PIN

You should receive your PIN by U.S. mail within 10 business days.

For your protection, we won’t provide your PIN by email, FAX, or phone.

If you have a visual disability and need an accommodation, go to Accessibility for assistance after you create a MyFTB account.

3. Log In

Log in and enter your PIN within 21 days from the date you registered to activate your account.

Can’t wait for your PIN? File or Pay without registering.

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