Personal Identification Verification (PIV) Credentials
On Aug. 27, 2004, President George W. Bush signed Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12) requiring federal agencies to develop and deploy for their contract personnel and employees a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credential that is secure, reliable and interoperable among all federal agencies.
As part of the implementation of HSPD-12, the Office of Management and Budget requires all federal agencies to post on their public Web sites quarterly status reports on the number of PIV credentials issued.
Click the following title to download a copy of the Department of State Personal Identification Card Policy and Procedures.
Click the following link to view the most recent quarterly status report on the Department of State's HSPD-12 implementation.