USAccess: Identity, Credentials, and Access Management

HSPD-12 Core Services Acquisition (CSA) RFP

At this time, the USAccess MSO expects an award in November 2016.

GSA's USAccess program provides civilian agencies with badging solutions - a vital nationwide, economical, secure, shared service facilitating identity credential issuance, maintenance, and lifecycle management.

USAccess Features

USAccess features

Stable, competitive pricing helps your agency manage annual budget requests while minimizing capital expenditures. Using a shared services model, the USAccess program has adopted a simplified, per-credential pricing model that eliminates large upfront costs. 

USAccess offers credential badges for access to buildings and systems that work across agency boundaries, are identity verified, and are compliant with all NIST policies.

Agencies get easy access to a shared enrollment and activation infrastructure, including the portal Light Activation Service or Light Credentialing Solution. All options include a portal to view and manage your applicants' status throughout the credentialing life cycle.

GSA manages tasks such as certification and accreditation (C&A), privacy assessments, and configuration management on your behalf. We also offer on-boarding support to address technical and operational support needs.

On May 2nd 2012, the Federal Chief Information Officer issued a draft discussion paper about the Federal IT Shared Services Strategy [PDF - 774KB]. As a shared service for 100 agencies, the USAccess program offers the opportunity to be one of those leaner, more efficient, and more agile organizations.


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Find A USAccess Center

Find a USAccess Center



Expand Your Enrollment and Activation Center Locations

Easily expand your agency’s enrollment and activation center locations by buying one of the Light Solutions:

Enrollment locations



Sell Security Solutions

Sell security solutions
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Last Reviewed 2016-08-22