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Applicant

Acronym(s):

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Definition(s):

  An individual applying for a PIV Card/credential. The applicant may be a current or prospective Federal hire, a Federal employee, a government affiliate, or a contractor.
Source(s): FIPS 201-2

  The subscriber is sometimes also called an "applicant" after applying to a certification authority for a certificate, but before the certificate issuance procedure is completed.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-32

  A party undergoing the processes of registration and identity proofing.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-63-2

  An individual applying for a PIV Card.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-79-2

Synonym(s):

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