# Distributor Stock Search Access
Before you can use the TrustedParts.com DSS, you must request access.
# To Request DSS Access
Here's how to request access to the TrustedParts.com DSS:
# If you do not have a user account:
- Register (opens new window) for a new account, and verify your email address.
- Follow the instructions below for users who already have an account.
# If you have a user account:
- Sign in (opens new window) to your account. This takes you to the My Account page.
- Select the Additional Features tab.
- Under Features You May Request, click the TrustedParts.com API / Distributor Stock Search (DSS) link.
- Fill out and submit the request form.
An administrator will review your request and contact you regarding approval.