Introducing Nintendo Accounts for kids
Parents can now create Nintendo Accounts for children under the age of
13. This new feature lets kids have fun earning and redeeming My
Nintendo points on their own accounts, while allowing parents the
ability to manage their children’s accounts.
Parents can manage up to five accounts within the family, and will
receive an email notification any time a purchase is made on a Nintendo
system, the Nintendo website, or via a Nintendo app using the child’s
Parents, here’s how you can get your child set-up:
To create an account for your child, log in to your own Nintendo
Account. If you don’t yet have one, you need to create an account for
- Select “Child accounts,” and then “Create an account for a child.”
Follow the instructions to complete the account creation. You can add
accounts for up to five children.
Share the User ID and password with your child so that he/she can use
Note that parents may also create accounts for kids between the age of
13 and 17 this way. Parents or guardians can visit their Nintendo
Account page to get started at any time.