Program Coordinators

Support effective card program management at your agency by using tools offered by GSA SmartPay.

Businesses & Vendors

Find out how to accept, identify, and promote the GSA SmartPay charge cards.

Chip & PIN/ Signature Coming Soon!

GSA SmartPay Payment Solutions - Chip & PIN/ Signature Brochure


On October 17, 2014 the President signed an Executive Order that requires GSA to take the necessary steps to ensure the GSA SmartPay charge cards have enhanced security features. 

 To learn more about the new chip and PIN cards, click here


  • GSA's SmartPay team recently began to explore the features the next set of contracts will require.
  • Here are answers to some FAQs in the case of a Federal Government Shutdown: What does the GSA SmartPay 2 Master Contract say about a shutdown? Can I still use my card? Will the banks' customer service centers continue to operate? And more...
  • GSA SmartPay will begin issuing Chip & PIN enabled charge cards in January. The roll out of these cards with enhanced security features is a result of an Executive Order for Improving the Security of Consumer Financial Transactions.
  • GSA has issued an RFI on cutting-edge payment systems, including smartphone and tablet-based methods, apps such as Google Wallet, contactless credit cards that do not need to be swiped and digital currency such as bitcoin.
  • Federal Times: The General Services Administration is preparing for a third generation of its SmartPay program and is asking industry about current best practices for payment and charge cards.

The GSA SmartPay® program provides charge cards to agencies/departments throughout the U.S. government, as well as tribal governments, through master contracts that are negotiated with major national banks.

SmartPay® Charge Cards are for Official U.S. Government usage only.


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