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NPI Application Help
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Welcome Page / User Menu
Create Login For Existing NPI Page
Reset Password Page
Individual Profile Page
Address Standardization Page
Add Other Identification Number Page
Select Taxonomy Page 1
Contact Person Page
Change Processing Page
Deactivate NPI Page
Application Security Check page
Login Page
Change Password Page
Organization Profile Page
Business Practice Location Address Page
Delete Other Identification Number Confirmation Page
Select Taxonomy Page 2
Certification Page
View Application Page
Create User ID and Password Page
Change Secret Question and Answer Page
Select Entity Type Page
Business Mailing Address Page
Other Identification Numbers Page
Taxonomy / License Page
Select Group Type Page
Processing Page
NPI Enumerator Contact Information
Create User ID and Password Page
This page is only accessible to providers when creating their NPI logon:

Important Info: User IDs cannot be changed. Once you have successfully created a User ID and Secret Question/Answer combinations and submitted the record, the User ID and Secret Question/Answer combinations will remain tied to your record.

User ID: The User ID must be 6-12 characters and unique within the NPI System. Personal information, such as a Social Security Number or a National Provider Identifier, should not be used as the User ID.

Password: This is the password associated with the User ID. The password must be 8-12 characters long, contain at least one letter, one number, no special characters, and not be the same as the User ID.

Retype Password: This is the confirmation of the password associated with the User ID. This field is used to ensure that the password is not mistyped.

Select Secret Question: These are the questions that must be answered in the event that your password is forgotten.

Answer: This is the response to the corresponding secret question. The Answer fields only accept alphanumeric characters (A-Z, a-z, 0-9) and spaces. No special characters are allowed in the answer.