MFA-Duo - Request a Temporary Passcode
This document will walk you through the process of requesting a temporary passcode that can be used to log in with Duo Multi-factor Authentication. A temporary passcode expires after 12 hours.
Log in with your NetID and password to the MFA-Duo Temporary Passcode Request application at: https://login.wisc.edu/duo-recovery.
Answer the security questions and click Next (these are the same security questions you set up for your NetID):
Once your temporary passcode is generated, click Copy or take note of your temporary passcode:
You may use this code for 12 hours to login via MFA-Duo. Be sure to select Enter a Passcode at the MFA-Duo prompt and enter your passcode.
If you're trying to use this code to add a new MFA device, see: MFA-Duo - Adding Additional or Backup Devices
See accessibility & usability information
We work with our users to address access and usability barriers in the MFA user experience. Learn details about known access barriers and workarounds at MFA-Duo - Accessibility & Usability Information. If you encounter a barrier or need assistance, please contact the DoIT Help Desk or call (608) 264-4357.
If you would like to share your thoughts regarding the usability or accessibility of the MFA user experience, please use our Feedback Form. We appreciate your feedback.
For questions regarding how to get access to the MFA mobile app, Security Key token, or the Duo push-button token/fob contact the DoIT Help Desk at (608) 264-4357 or email email@example.com.