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How to Change Your Nintendo Account Password

Instructions on changing the password for your Nintendo Account.

Important:

  • If you have forgotten your password and need assistance signing in to your Nintendo Account, click here.

Complete These Steps:

Are you changing the password for a standard Nintendo Account or a Nintendo Account for a child?


  1. Go to https://accounts.nintendo.com and sign in to your Nintendo Account.
  2. Select "Sign-in and security settings," then select “Edit” in the “Change Password” section.
  3. Enter your current password, then select “OK.”
  4. Enter and confirm a new password.
    • Passwords must be at least 8 characters long.
    • Passwords cannot contain your date of birth.
    • Passwords must include a combination of characters from 2 of the following categories: letters, numbers, and punctuation.
  5. Click "Submit" to update the password.

Do you want to use the parent / guardian’s account or the child’s account to change the password?


  1. Go to https://accounts.nintendo.com and sign in to your Nintendo Account.
  2. Select "Family Group".
  3. Select the child's account that you want to change, then click "Change" next to "Sign-in and security settings".
  4. Click “Edit” in the “Change Password” section.
  5. Re-enter the current password if prompted, and click "OK".
  6. Enter and confirm a new password.
    • Passwords must be at least 8 characters long.
    • Passwords cannot contain your date of birth.
    • Passwords must include a combination of characters from 2 of the following categories: letters, numbers, and punctuation.
  7. Click "Submit" to update the password.
  1. Go to https://accounts.nintendo.com and sign in to your Nintendo Account.
  2. Select "Sign-in and security settings," then select “Edit” in the “Change Password” section.
  3. Enter your current password, then select “OK.”
  4. Re-enter the current password if prompted, and click "OK."
  5. Enter and confirm a new password.
    • Passwords must be at least 8 characters long.
    • Passwords cannot contain your date of birth.
    • Passwords must include a combination of characters from 2 of the following categories: letters, numbers, and punctuation.
  6. Click "Submit" to update the password.