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OnePass

Sign on to multiple Thomson Reuters applications with a single username and password.

What is OnePass?

A OnePass profile is the online record of the username and password you personally select to access Thomson Reuters Westlaw. Selecting your own username and password strengthens your ability to control access to Westlaw, as well as many other Web-based Thomson Reuters applications. You will be the only person who knows your OnePass username and password.

Use OnePass to sign on to Westlaw, Practical Law, Westlaw Tax, Westlaw International, lawschool.westlaw.com. My Account, QuickView+, and more.

Update account settings

  1. On the Westlaw sign-on page, click Update an existing OnePass profile to display the Manage OnePass page.
  2. Type your OnePass username and password in the appropriate text boxes and click Sign In to display the OnePass General Settings page.
  3. Make any changes you want and click Save.
  4. If you want to update the Westlaw registration information, click Manage Products on the OnePass General Settings page to display the OnePass Manage Products page.
  5. Click Edit to change the friendly name for a Westlaw registration key or to change its Preferred status. Click Save to return to the OnePass Manage Products page.
  6. Click Add a new Westlaw Registration Key to add an additional registration key. Click Save to return to the OnePass Manage Products page.
  7. Click Return to Westlaw to begin your research session.
Updating your OnePass profile settings (PDF)

* Usernames can be saved as a cookie

* Forgotten username can be emailed to user with validation of email address and answer to security question

Reset password

  1. On the Westlaw sign-on page, select I forgot my password button and then click the Next button. * If you do not know your username, click I forgot my username and password.
  2. Enter your username and the email address associated with the OnePass profile and then click the Next button.
  3. Answer the security question and then click the Next button. An email with a temporary password will be sent to the email address associated with the OnePass profile.
  4. Enter your username and temporary password in the appropriate fields. Using the criteria listed under Password Requirements, create a new password and then enter it again in the Confirm New Password box.

To complete the process, click the Change and Return to Westlaw box.

You can now sign back on.
Thank you for using Westlaw

Watch OnePass password change video OnePass password change in 4 easy steps (PDF)

* Forgotten password can be reset with validation of username, email address, and answer to security question

* Passwords can be saved as a cookie. Please note that if you save both your username and password, and you access sensitive public records content, you will be asked to enter your password again. This reauthentication process will only be required once per session.

Activate Westlaw registration key

Once you have received your Westlaw registration key via email, you can either click the Activate Now link from the email or follow these steps to add Westlaw to a OnePass profile:

  1. Click Create a new OnePass profile on the Westlaw sign-on page to display the Register a new profile page
  2. Type your Westlaw registration key and your email address in the appropriate text boxes.
  3. Assign a friendly name to the Westlaw registration key. This is important in case you have more than one Westlaw registration key. A unique friendly name is necessary to identify each research session with the appropriate registration key.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. If a OnePass profile is already associated with your email address, you will get a "registration complete" message and can click Return to Westlaw to sign in. Otherwise, enter your username and password to edit/manage your OnePass profile. Type your OnePass username and password and click Sign in to display the OnePass General Settings page.
  6. Click Manage Products to display the OnePass Manage Products page.
  7. Type your Westlaw registration key and a friendly name in the appropriate text boxes and click Save. A message confirming that your Westlaw registration key has been saved is displayed.
  8. Click Return to Westlaw to begin your research session.

Note: If you attempt to sign on to Westlaw prior to registering your Westlaw registration key, you will receive a message that your OnePass profile is not registered for use with Westlaw. Click Update my OnePass profile on the Westlaw sign-on page and follow steps 5 through 8 above to register your Westlaw registration key.

Activating your Westlaw registration key (PDF)

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