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Purchase Card

Charge Card Service Center (CCSC) Mission and Background

The United States Department of Agriculture, (USDA) Procurement Systems Division (PSD), Charge Card Service Center (CCSC) is responsible for managing the USDA Purchase and Fleet Card Programs.

The General Services Administration's (GSA) SmartPay Program provides agencies/departments and other organizations with a comprehensive portfolio of purchase, travel, fleet, and integrated payment solutions. Through a master contract with multiple banks, the GSA SmartPay program enables agencies/organizations across the Federal Government to obtain payment solutions to support mission needs. Agencies/Organizations issue a task order under the GSA SmartPay master contract and award their program to one of the GSA SmartPay contractor banks. The banks provide payment solutions to the agency/organization employees to make purchases on behalf of their agency/organization.

USDA Purchase Card Program

The purchase card is the preferred tool of choice for micro-purchases, as well as, simplified acquisitions. The use of charge cards for official purchases is managed under the USDA CCSC.

U.S. Bank's Access® Online system is the electronic system that is used for establishing and managing the purchase card program and purchase card accounts, including account reconciliation and approval. Access to various topics - such as departmental regulations, policy and guides, using Access® Online, training materials, and frequently asked questions - are available to provide guidance in the use and administration of the Purchase Card Program.

Additionally, to review the 2019 FOIA information please visit the following hyperlink: FOIA List

Contact Information

Email: ccsc@usda.gov
Visit Us: CCSC Home Page