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Requesting a Profile

Before you can use the WFDSS application to track incidents, you must have a profile. Once you set up a profile, you can access both the production and the training application using the same profile, though your user roles might be different in each system. You only need to request a profile once, as it can be used for the duration of your career; additional profiles are unnecessary. You can update the contact information and email in WFDSS as you relocate and/or change jobs to ensure its accuracy.

Federal employees must provide a government email address with one of the following domains:

Non-federal employees are approved as needed by Geographic Area Editors to support the interagency fire management mission.

You can access the New User Access page from either the WFDSS Website Home Page (, or from the appropriate Training or Production pages for the WFDSS application.

To request a profile:

Note: Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

  1. Do one of the following:
    • Navigate to the WFDSS Home web page > click New User Access from the menu options on the left, or
    • Navigate to the WFDSS Training or Production login screen > click the Request Access link located below the WFDSS login logo.
  2. The Preliminary User Qualifications page opens. Review the user qualifications.
  3. Click Continue to move to the Request User Profile screen, or click Cancel to return to the WFDSS login screen.
  4. Enter a User Name at least six characters in length. The User Name may contain lowercase letters, digits, and the special characters @, underscore (_), and period.
  5. Enter your First Name, Last Name, and Employer.
  6. Enter your Telephone Number and primary Email Address.
  7. If you have a cell phone number and secondary email address, enter that information.
  8. Enter your Alternate E-Mail address.
  9. Select your security question from the drop-down list.
  10. Enter your response to the question.
  11. Re-enter your response to confirm your answer.
  12. Select your Geographic Area, Agency, and Unit. If your primary email address is not one of the government domains listed above, the Geographic Area is used to determine who reviews your profile request. If you do not enter a Geographic Area, your request is not reviewed.
  13. Click Submit.

Once your request is approved, you receive an email confirming your profile. If you don't receive an email with your profile within a couple of hours of submitting your request, please contact the HelpDesk at

Last updated on 12/22/2023 1:28:25 PM.

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User Profile

To request a profile:

Preliminary User Qualifications page

See Also

About the My Home page

WFDSS User Roles

Accessing WFDSS using e-Authenticate

Accessing WFDSS Using

Viewing Your Activities

Updating Your Contact Information

Creating a Duplicate Profile

Justifying a New User Profile

Requesting Additional User Roles

Changing Your Security Question

Re-enabling A Disabled Profile

Changing Your System Preferences

About Fly-out Menus


Field Descriptions

Glossary Resources

Spatial Data Reference

Landscape Data Source Reference

Relative Risk Reference

Organization Assessment Reference

Fire Behavior Reference

About the WFDSS Decision Editors