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Announcements ArCHIVE



Presentations for the NPIVP workshop (March 3, 2006) are available here.


The Agenda for the NPIVP workshop on March 3, 2006 is now available here.


The NPIVP has extended the deadline for submission of the completed proficiency test report. It is now due by 3/15/2006.


The NPIVP and the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) will hold a public workshop on 3/03/2006 at the NIST in Gaithersburg, MD.

The purpose of the workshop is the exchange of information among NVLAP, laboratories interested in seeking accreditation for the testing of Personal Identity Verification (PIV) components, vendors interested in having their product NPIVP-certified and federal agency seeking NPIVP certified products. For more details and to register, click here.


Pre-validation lists for PIV Middleware and for PIV Card Applications are now available on the NPIVP website.



NPIVP officially authorized NPIVP Test Facilities to commence FIPS 201 Interface Validation of PIV Card Applications and PIV Middleware for conformance to SP 800-73 specification.