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 and PIN Coming Soon!

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. GSA shall being replacing cards without enhanced security features no later than January 1, 2015.

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


  • 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 U.S. Government must further strengthen the security of consumer data and encourage the adoption of enhanced safeguards nationwide.
  • February 10, 2015 (0)

    Some Things You Should Know About the OMB Memo

    OMB Memo M-13-21 outlines the updated charge card management requirements contained within the law such as establishing and maintaining safeguards and internal controls, increased auditing responsibilities, and updated reporting responsibilities.

  • February 10, 2015 (0)

    Recap of the 2011 GSA SmartPay Conference

    Looking back on a successful conference in Las Vegas, NV, where 6,434 customers came together to learn more about the GSA SmartPay program.

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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