Setting Up an IFTDSS Account

To create a new account, start from the IFTDSS Login prompt: 

Important! You must have a Login.gov or eAuthentication account to access IFTDSS. Please ensure you have one or create one before carrying out the steps on this page.

  • Government: Anyone using a BIA, BLM, FWS, NPS, USDA/Forest Service email should have, or create, an eAuthentication account.

  • Public Partner: Anyone not using a BIA, BLM, FWS, NPS, USDA/Forest Service email should have, or create, a Login.gov account.

  1. Navigate to IFTDSS website: https://IFTDSS.firenet.gov/landing_page/

  2. Click Login in the top right corner.

  3. Click Login in the pop-up box that appears, notifying you that you will be redirected. This will redirect to https://iwfirp.nwcg.gov/index.html#dashboard .

    Start by clicking "Login" in the top right, then "Login" in the modal that pops up.

  4. Select "Public Partner” or “Government.”

    • Government: For any account associated with a BIA, BLM, FWS, NPS, USDA/Forest Service email. This option redirects you to eAuthentication.

    • Public Partner: For any account not associated with a BIA, BLM, FWS, NPS, USDA/Forest Service email. This option redirects you to Login.gov.

    Prompt to navigate to Login.gov or eAuthentication.

  5. Enter the appropriate credentials to login to either Login.gov or eAuthentication to be redirected to IFTDSS.

    login fields for login.gov shown on left, login fields for eAuthentication shown on right.

  1. Once successfully redirected to IFTDSS, you'll see a page prompting you enter the required information to set up your account. Enter the required information to create your account.

    Tip: Note: User Name is displayed on many exportable IFTDSS reports, so pick one you don't mind sharing!

  2. Once your information has been entered, click "Create Account".

    information fields required to create an IFTDSS account.

  3. You will be directed to read the Rules of Behavior and click I Accept Rules of Behavior.

    Rules of behavior with button to "accept" located at the bottom of the page.

  4. Once the Rules of Behavior have been agreed to, you will be redirected to the IFTDSS home page and you can start using IFTDSS.

    IFTDSS home page showing options such as "My Workspace" and "Cycle" in the top navigation bar.