Individual Accounts

To apply for an Individual Stockpile account, you must:

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have a valid Social Security Number
  • Have a legal U.S. residential address within the 50 states or Puerto Rico¬†
  • Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or have a valid U.S. visa*

Custodial Account

To apply for an Custodial Stockpile account, you, the custodian, must:

  • Be 18 years or older;
  • Have a valid Social Security Number (not a Taxpayer Identification Number)
  • Have a legal U.S. residential address within the 50 states or Puerto Rico; and
  • Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or have a valid U.S. visa*.

To apply for an Custodial Stockpile account, the beneficiary of the account, often a minor, must:

  • Have a valid Social Security Number
  • Have a legal U.S. residential address
  • Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or have a valid U.S. visa*.


*Unfortunately, this option is not available for citizens of Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) countries identified high-risk and non-cooperative jurisdictions. You can view the list here.

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