​For Applicants & Employees


The topics covered in this section are designed to share about the different services offered throughout the DPSAC process overview and throughout your time at the NIH. Please browse through these topics to gain a better understanding of how to prepare for your DPSAC appointments, what to expect from our office, and how to maintain your badge.

If you are not able to find the information you are looking for, please contact us to speak with a representative.

Fingerprint Services

Know the differences between the two types of fingerprint services we offer and how to prepare for these fingerprint appointments.

Badge Services

Understand how to get your badge, how to troubleshoot your badge when there’s problems, and anything related to your badge.

Finding a Lifecycle Work Station (LWS)

Find and visit a Lifecycle Work Station for common smart card maintenance instead of visiting a DPSAC Issuance Station!