It is essential to know the password of the citizen card, because with it we have access to some benefits such as FGTS or PIS. However, with the amount of things we have to memorize nowadays, we might end up forgetting some passwords.
But what to do if you forgot your citizen card password? Let’s see now how to register the citizen card password and also what to do to recover or change a lost password. Come on.
What this article covers:
How is the Citizen Card password registered?
Before registering the citizen card password, we must first request the card. To do this, just go to a Caixa Econômica Federal agency and take your NIS number, which is in your work permit.
With the card in hand, you will have several ways to register your citizen card password. You can register your password by going to a Caixa branch, taking an identification document with a photo.
If you prefer, you can also register your password over the phone, just call 0800-726-0207. After completing the registration, it is necessary to go to a lottery house also with an identification document, to validate the registration.
Another way to register the citizen card password is through the internet. Access the box website and go to the citizen tab and enter your NIS or CPF number. After that, go to ”register password” and then just fill in the required data.
How many digits does the Citizen Card password have?
They must have exactly 6 digits in the citizen card password. The password must only consist of numbers, that is, it cannot contain letters or any other characters.
What to do if you forget your Citizen Card password?
If you have forgotten your citizen card password, you can retrieve it. The process is also not very complicated, just go to any of the Caixa Econômica Federal branches and have the required documents in hand.
To change your password, you will need to take the following documents to the Caixa branch: CPF, RG, your citizen card and also a term of responsibility, which must be signed when you register your password for the first time.
So far, it is not possible to recover your citizen card password via the internet, so to avoid further inconvenience, it is good to be very careful not to forget your citizen card password.
How to change the Citizen Card password?
As we have seen, in order to change your citizen card password, you just need to call Caixa’s citizen service or go to a Caixa Econômica Federal branch. Once you’ve changed your password, it’s a good idea to take care not to lose it again.
Try to come up with a password that isn’t too difficult to memorize, but also isn’t so easy that someone else can easily guess it. Some people often use sequential numbers, this can be dangerous and can lead to problems.
Using birth dates or phone numbers as a password is also not recommended, as it is information that people can easily get, making the password very obvious, and some malicious people may end up taking advantage of it.
Writing down your password on a piece of paper is also not a good idea, as you might lose it and let your information fall into the wrong hands. The ideal is to create a strong password for your citizen card, because that’s where you have access to your benefits, but that you can also memorize, so you don’t have to change it.