AWS CloudFormation
User Guide (API Version 2010-05-15)

Signing Up for an AWS Account

Before you can use AWS CloudFormation or any Amazon Web Services, you must first sign up for an AWS account.

To sign up for an AWS account

  1. Open, and then choose Create an AWS Account.

  2. Follow the online instructions.

    Part of the sign-up procedure involves receiving a phone call and entering a PIN using the phone keypad.