How to purchase a U.S. Savings Bond

Open your account with the U.S. Treasury in just minutes. You can buy securities and manage your savings online, anytime, securely from a web browser.

You only need these items to open an Individual TreasuryDirect Account:

  1. A Taxpayer Identification Number (Social Security Number for an individual)
  2. A United States Address of Record
  3. A Checking or Savings Account
    (You’ll need to know your account and routing numbers)
  4. An E-mail Address
    (e.g., YourName@abc.com)
  5. A Web Browser That Supports 128-Bit Encryption
    (The site is optimized for Internet Explorer)

Click here to view the U.S. TreasuryDirect easy instructions for opening your own account!