Visit our website and enter your TreasuryDirect account number and password. For added security, we use industry standard machine-to-machine authentication to verify that you're authorized to access the account. While logging in, you can choose to register your computer so TreasuryDirect recognizes it. If you do not register your computer, in addition to your account number and password, you'll also need a one-time passcode (OTP) every time you login. The OTP will be sent to the e-mail address listed in your TreasuryDirect account. You can watch a TreasuryDirect demo on how to login using a registered or unregistered computer.
First, ensure that you're using an up-to-date web browser such as: Windows Internet Explorer 7 or later, Firefox 2 or later or Google Chrome. Then register your computer through TreasuryDirect in order to save time when you log-in.
By ending the sale of paper savings bonds, taxpayers will save $120 million over the next five years. Digital savings bonds are easier to manage and can't be misplaced. With a secure TreasuryDirect account, you can manage your savings online, anytime.
No. You can redeem paper bonds at most local financial institutions.
You can convert your paper savings bonds using TreasuryDirect’s SmartExchange program. SmartExchange allows TreasuryDirect account owners to convert their Series EE and I Bonds to digital savings bonds. With a TreasuryDirect account, you enjoy all the benefits of having online 24-hour access to manage your holdings, without having to keep track of paper securities. TreasuryDirect offers a tip sheet on converting your paper savings bonds to digital bonds in SmartExchange.
Yes. Simply set up your TreasuryDirect Payroll Savings Plan then schedule a regular payroll allotment for your employer to send a direct deposit to your TreasuryDirect account every payday.
From your TreasuryDirect account you may buy digital savings bonds as gifts for others. A gift recipient must also have a TreasuryDirect account. If the gift recipient is under age 18, learn about setting up a minor account. Check the detailed tip sheet for more information on how to buy savings bonds as a gift.
As parent or guardian, you can set up a custodial account for your minor child within your own TreasuryDirect account. To establish the minor account, you will supply the child’s Social Security number. When the child reaches age 18 and establishes his or her own TreasuryDirect account, you may move their securities into the new account.
For more information about affordable, safe and convenient Treasury savings options, visit the Treasury Department’s Ready.Save.Grow. website, www.treasurydirect.gov/readysavegrow, and follow us on Twitter @ReadySaveGrow. For questions about TreasuryDirect, go to www.treasurydirect.gov/indiv/help/TDHelp/faq.htm.