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Access codes consist of:
- Central Index Key (CIK) – A 10 digit code that uniquely identifies each filer. You are assigned a CIK code at the time you make an initial application with the SEC. This code is public and cannot be changed.
- CIK Confirmation Code (CCC) – An 8 character confidential code used to authenticate the CIK and identify the filer. This code may be changed at any time.
- Password (PW) – An 8 character confidential code that, along with the CIK is used to log on to the EDGAR system. The password is also required to change a filer’s CCC. The password may be changed at any time and must be changed at least once every 12 months. If the password expires, there is a 10 day grace period in which the code may still be renewed. If both deadlines expire, a new Form ID must be submitted to the SEC.
- Password Modification Authorization Code (PMAC) – An 8 character code required to change your password. This is the most confidential of the filer codes and access to the PMAC should remain limited. This code cannot be changed. If lost or a new PMAC is required, you will have to request a new set of access codes by filing a new Form ID.
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