The New ID Badge is Here!

In August 2004, the President issued Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12) mandating a Common Identification Standard for Federal Employees and Contractors. This directive requires all Federal agencies to use a reliable, commonly accepted form of government identification that will enhance security, increase Government efficiency, reduce identity fraud and protect personal privacy. The new HHS ID Badge, orĀ  Personal Identity Verification (PIV) card, will serve as the common government identification for all HHS agencies. Read more about the new ID badge here >>