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applicant

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  An individual applying for a PIV Card/credential. The Applicant may be a current or prospective Federal hire, a Federal employee, or a contractor.
Source(s):
FIPS 201 under Applicant [Withdrawn]

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NIST SP 800-63-2 under Applicant [Superseded]

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

  An individual who has applied for, but has not yet been issued, a Derived PIV Credential.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-157 under Applicant

  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 under Applicant

  A subject undergoing the processes of enrollment and identity proofing.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-3 under Applicant

  An entity (organization or individual) that  requests the assignment of a name from a Registration Authority.
Source(s):
NISTIR 5308 (ISO/IEC JTC1 N820)