Before the new member account can be used, the owner of the new member account must set a password for it.


  1. Go to the AWS IAM console at
  2. Do the following:
    1. Type in the new owner's email address.
    2. Select the I am a new user option.
    3. Click the Forgot your password? link.
  3. In the Password Assistance form, enter the owner's email address and security characters, and click Continue.
  4. Check your email for a message instructing you how to reset the password on your account and click the password reset link.
  5. On the Amazon Password Assistance page, create a new password for the new member account and click Save changes.
  6. Go to the AWS IAM console ( and perform the following:
    1. Enter your new member account email address.
    2. Select the I am a returning user and my password is option.
    3. Enter the new password.
    4. Click Sign in using our secure server.


All billing charges for the new member account are consolidated in the AWS Organization master S3 bucket.

You can create a new member account by inviting an existing AWS account into your master organization account. For information on how to do this, see