How to Create My Alabama DHR Account

If you are trying to create My Alabama DHR Account, we can help. This article will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to create My Alabama DHR Account to access or apply for Alabama benefits. 

In this article, we will help you cover:

  • MyAlabama DHR Account Overview
  • How to Create My Alabama DHR Account
  • How to Login My Alabama DHR Account
  • My Alabama Account Username Recovery
  • My Alabama Password Reset

Guide to My Alabama Account

MyAlabama DHR Account Overview

The Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) uses the My Alabama DHR online portal to manage government assistance benefits including Food Stamps, Medicaid, Child Support, and Unemployment. 

MyAlabama.gov Programs 

The MyAlabama.gov website gives residents access to their government benefits and services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Currently, the My Alabama online portal serves the following government programs and services:

  • Food Stamps (SNAP)
  • Family Assistance (TANF)
  • Nutrition Assistance for Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
  • Child Support Payments & Enforcement (CSE)
  • Children’s Rehab Service (CSR)
  • ALL Kids Medicaid
  • Child Care Services (CCDF)
  • Family Planning
  • Fatherhood Program
  • Early Intervention System
  • Unemployment Services
  • Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (ABCCEDP)
  • ElderConnect Alabama
  • SAIL Homebound & Independent Living
  • SenioRX
  • Life Care Program
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Service (VRS)
  • Mental Illness Services
  • Substance Abuse Services 
  • HIV, AIDS, and STD Testing

MyAlabama.gov Services

As you can see, the My Alabama DHR account can help you access many different benefit programs and services. Some of the things you are able to do with your My Alabama DHR Account, include:

  • Determine your Eligibility for Benefits & Services
  • Apply for Benefits
  • Check the Status of an Application
  • Check the Status of Benefits
  • Submit Changes to Benefits
  • Complete Recertification for Benefits
  • Upload Documentation

If you do not have a My Alabama Account and need help creating your account, continue reading and follow the instructions below.

Create My Alabama DHR account

How to Create My Alabama DHR Account

If you are new to the My Alabama DHR Online Portal, the first thing you need to do is create an account. You cannot complete any action related to government benefits or services online without a MyAlabama.gov Account.

If you would like to create a My Alabama DHR Account, follow the instructions below. 

Create a MyAlabama.gov Account Instructions

Follow these steps to create your My Alabama DHR Account:

1.) Visit the MyAlabama.gov Website

The first step when creating a new My Alabama DHR Account is to go to the MyAlabama.gov website. You can visit the website from any computer at https://www.myalabama.gov

2.) Click the “Create New Account” Link

Once you are on the site, go to the Login portal section on the left-side of the page. Click the “Create an Account” button located at the bottom of the Login Portal. See the screenshot photo below for more help. 

How to Create MyAlabama.Gov Account

3.) Fill in your Personal Information

After you click the “Create an Account” button, you will be taken to a new page where you will be asked to complete five sections of information (see screenshot). You must complete each section to successfully create your account.

First, you need to fill in your Personal Information, including:

  • First, Middle, and Last Name
  • Social Security Number (SSN)
  • Birth Date
  • Gender
  • Driver’s License Number and State

When you are done, click the “Submit” button to move to the next section.

Create MyAlabama Account

4.) Provide your Mailing Address

Second, you need to provide your mailing address and email information. This includes the street, city, state, and zip code for where you currently live. When complete, click the “Next” button.

Create My Alabama DHR Account

5.) Choose your Security Questions

Third, you need to set up your security questions. You are required to register three security questions for your My Alabama Account. These are used when you login your account or if you forget your account username or password.

Create MyAlabama.gov Account

You can choose each question from the drop down menu. Once you have finished completing each question, click the “Next” button.

6.) Create your Login

Fourth, you will create your My Alabama Account Login. Choose the Username and Password that will you will use to access your account. Be sure to keep your login information in a safe place and do not share it with anyone.

Note: Your password MUST be at least 6 letters/numbers long.

How to Create My Alabama Login

7.) Choose to Share Information

Fifth, you will be asked whether you would like to share your account information. This means that the information you provided will automatically filled in on Alabama applications for benefits or services. We suggest you check the box for the option because it will save you time completing your applications.

MyAlabama.gov Account Information

8.) Agree to the Terms & Conditions

For the final section, you must agree to the MyAlabama.gov Terms and Conditions. Once you have reviewed them, check the “I Agree” box. This will submit your account information.

My Alabama Benefits

9.) Confirm your Email

Once your account information has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation page like the one shown below.

My Alabama Account Confirmation

Before you can access your new My Alabama DHR account, you must confirm your email address. To complete confirmation, visit the email you provided for your account.

9.) Click the Confirmation Link

Once you have opened your email account, you should have new message titled, “My Alabama.gov Registration Confirmation.” Once you find the message, open the email. It should look like the one shown below:

Alabama DHR Account Registration

Next, click the link in the email to confirm your MyAlabama.gov account.’

9.) Open your MyAlabama.gov Account

Once you have clicked the confirmation link, you will be taken to a Welcome Page as shown below.

Alabama Account Welcome

Congratulations – you have now successfully set up your My Alabama DHR Account! You can now login your account by visiting the MyAlabama.gov homepage. Enter your Username and Password to login. For help on how to login My Alabama Account for the first time, follow our instructions provided below.

My Alabama DHR Account login guide

How to Login My Alabama DHR Account

If you are trying to login My Alabama DHR Account to manage or apply for benefits, we can help. If this is your first time logging in MyAlabama.gov, follow the instructions provided below. 

  1. Visit the MyAlabama.gov Website

    1. The first step when logging into your My Alabama DHR Account is to go to the MyAlabama.gov website. Visit the website at https://www.myalabama.gov.
  2. Enter your Username & Password

    1. Once you are on the site, enter your Username and Password into the Login Section. See the screenshot photo below for more help.My Alabama DHR Login Instructions
  3. Click the “Sign In” Button

    1. Once you have entered your account information, click the “Sign In” button.
  4. Validate your Login

    1. Once you click “Sign In,” you will be asked to validate your login. To do so, please answer the security question on the screen (see example below). Once complete, click the “Submit” button.Alabama DHR Account Login
  5.  Welcome to your My Alabama Account

    1. Once you have successfully validated My Alabama account, you will be taken to your online account homepage. You can now use your account to access or apply for government benefits and services.

For more help logging into your My Alabama DHR Account, check out our complete Login Guide hereIf you have forgotten your MyAlabama.gov Account Username or Password, follow the instructions below for help resetting those. 

My Alabama DHR Username Recovery

My Alabama Account Username Recovery

If you are trying to login your My Alabama Account to access or apply for benefits, but have forgotten your Username, we can help. Follow these instructions to recover your MyAlabama.gov Username for account login.

  1. Visit the MyAlabama.gov Website

    1. The first step when recovering your My Alabama DHR Username is to go to the MyAlabama.gov website. Visit the website at https://www.myalabama.gov.
  2. Click the “Forgot Username” Link

    1. Once you are on the site, go to the Login portal section on the left-side of the page. Click the “Forgot Username” button located under the Password field. See the screenshot photo below for more help. Forgot My Alabama DHR Username
  3. Enter your Email Address

    1. When you clicked the button, a box should have popped up asking you to enter your Email Address. Please do this and proceed by clicking the “Next” button. Please know that you must enter the email address you used when you created your My Alabama DHR Account. If you do not enter the correct email, you will not be able to recover your Username.
  4. Answer your Security Question & Confirm

    1. Once you have entered the correct email, you should receive a message that asks you to answer a security question. These are questions you set up when you created your MyAlabama.gov Account. For help, please refer to the screenshot below.My Alabama DHR Username Recovery
    2. Once you have completed the security question, click the “Submit” button. You will now need to confirm and access your email to retrieve your My Alabama Username Recovery. 

For more help and information on how to recover your My Alabama DHR Account Username, check out our detailed instructions here

If you still cannot login to your MyAlabama.gov account because you have forgotten your password, continue reading below. We will provide with you with instructions on how to reset your My Alabama Account password.

My Alabama Password reset

My Alabama Password Reset

If you are trying to login your My Alabama Account to access or apply for benefits, but have forgotten your Password, we can help. Follow these instructions for help creating a new MyAlabama.gov password.

  1. Visit the MyAlabama.gov Website

    1. The first step when creating a new My Alabama DHR Password is to go to the MyAlabama.gov website. Visit the website at https://www.myalabama.gov
  2. Click the “Forgot Password” Link

    1. Once you are on the site, go to the Login portal section on the left-side of the page. Click the “Forgot Password” button located under the Password field. See the screenshot photo below for more help.Forgot My Alabama Password
  3. Enter your Username & SSN

    1. When you clicked the button, a box should have popped up asking you to enter your Username and Social Security Number. Enter this information and proceed by clicking the “Next” button. Please know that you must enter the Username and SSN you used when you created your My Alabama DHR Account. If you do not enter the correct information, you will not be able to reset your Password.
  4. Answer your Security Question & Confirm

    1. Once you have entered the correct Username and SSN, you should receive a message that asks you to answer a security question. These are questions you set up when you created your MyAlabama.gov Account. For help, please refer to the screenshot below.MyAlabama.gov Login
    2. Once you have completed the security question, click the “Submit” button. You will now need to confirm and access your email to reset your My Alabama Account password. There will be a link in your email to reset your password.

For more help accessing your My Alabama Account Password Reset Link, check out our detailed instructions here

Apply for Alabama Food Stamps Online

If you would like to apply for food stamp benefits in Alabama, you can do that online through your MyAlabama.gov Account or your MyDHR account. For more instructions on how to apply, check out our Alabama Food Stamps Application Guide here

My Alabama Account Summary

We hope this post about the My Alabama DHR Account Login was helpful to you. If you have questions about your My Alabama Account, please let us know in the comments section below.

If you are a AL Food Stamps recipient, be sure to check out the amazing Discounts and Perks that your Alabama EBT Card can get you! Also, find out how to check your Alabama EBT Card Balance here.

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