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 Information

GSA SmartPay Payment Solutions - Chip & PIN/ Signature Brochure

State and local government commercial payment solutions programs may face many challenges similar to those experienced by the Federal Government in making the transition to chip charge cards. OCCM prepared  a Primer on GSA SmartPay Charge Card Program EMV "chip" Transition and Other Enhanced Security Considerations to share our lessons learned in dealing with the transition from a card issuance perspective.  

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


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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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