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PIV Data Model Test Guidelines



Ramaswamy Chandramouli, Ketan Mehta, Pius A. Uzamere, Davie Simon, Nabil Ghadiali, Andrew P. Founds


In order to build the necessary PIV infrastructure to support common unified processes and government-wide use of identity credentials, NIST developed this test guidance document that ensures interoperability of PIV data. This document provides test requirements for the PIV data model. This test guidance document specifies the test plan, processes, derived test requirements, and the detailed test assertions / conformance tests for testing the PIV data model. [Supersedes SP 800-85 (October 2005):]
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-85B
Report Number


Personal Identity Verification, PIV Card, HSPD-12, PIV Data Model Testing, FIPS 201, smart card


Chandramouli, R. , Mehta, K. , Uzamere, P. , Simon, D. , Ghadiali, N. and Founds, A. (2006), PIV Data Model Test Guidelines, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created July 31, 2006, Updated February 19, 2017