Is it ok to store my PIV credential in my wallet or a plastic card holder?


No, please do not store you PIV credential in your wallet, purse, or any unapproved plastic card holder or sleeve. The volatile chemicals in some plastics and leather can damage your credential.

The PIV credential is required [by NIST] to be stored in an electromagnetically opaque sleeve/holder. You should have received a sleeve or credential holder when you picked up your PIV credential. Contact your sponsor to get an approved credential holder.

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