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You only need these things to open an Individual TreasuryDirect account:

Sample check with routing number in the lower left corner of the check followed by the account number.
  1. A Taxpayer Identification Number

  2. (Social Security Number for an individual)

  3. A United States Address of Record

  4. A Checking or Savings Account

  5. You'll need to know your account and routing numbers.

  6. An E-mail Address

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  8. A Web Browser That Supports 128-Bit Encryption

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