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What is the fail criteria for vetting conducted under the RAPIDGate Program?

Commercial Background Screenings The program’s commercial background screenings are conducted on all program applicants and participants. The commercial background screenings will produce a “fail” result for findings or convictions reported…
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Commercial Background Screenings The program’s commercial background screenings are conducted on all program applicants and participants. The commercial background screenings will produce a “fail” result for findings or convictions reported as far back as records are available: Felony convictions within the last 10 years Wanted persons – Open criminal warrants (felony and misdemeanor) Individuals found to be listed on searched watch lists (OFAC, ICE, Interpol, etc.) Registered Sex Offenders Social Security Number not validated Government Database Checks In addition to the commercial background screenings, the Program also processes government database checks, currently consisting of queries of the National Crime Information Center (“NCIC”) and Interstate Identification Index (“III”), on Program applicants and participants for participating and Coast Guard installations. The Government database checks will produce a “fail” result for these findings: Felony convictions, and lack of government crime classification (e.g. felony v. misdemeanor) or disposition (e.g., conviction v. dismissal) for: Armed Robbery, Child Pornography, Child Molestation, Drug Possession with intent to Sell or Distribute, Human Trafficking, Espionage, Explosives, Firearms, Murder, Rape, Sabotage, Sedition, Sexual Assault, Treason, and Terrorism. As far back as records are available. Persons released from prison or on probation within five years after a felony conviction Wanted persons – Open criminal warrants (felony and misdemeanor) Searched watch files including, Known or Appropriately Suspected Terrorists (KST) file, Immigration Violator File, Foreign Fugitive File, Violent Person File, etc Registered Sex Offenders Convictions within the last 10 years: All other felony convictions and lack of government crime classification (e.g., felony vs. misdemeanor) or disposition (e.g., conviction vs. dismissals) Misdemeanor conviction for Drug Possession with intent to Sell or Distribute Certain disqualifying events will not be eligible for a waiver by the Coast Guard: Felony convictions, and lack of government crime classification (e.g., felony v. misdemeanor) or disposition (e.g., conviction v. dismissal) for: Armed Robbery, Child Pornography, Child Molestation, Drug Possession with intent to Sell or Distribute, Human Trafficking, Espionage, Explosives, Firearms, Murder, Rape, Sabotage, Sedition, Sexual Assault, Treason, and Terrorism. As far back as records are available Misdemeanor conviction for Drug Possession with intent to Sell or Distribute within the last 10 years Wanted persons – Open criminal warrants (felony and misdemeanor) Searched watch files including, Known or Appropriately Suspected Terrorists (KST) file, Immigration Violator File, Foreign Fugitive File, Violent Person File, etc Registered Sex Offenders If you have any questions, please contact RAPIDGate Customer Support at 1.877.727.4342 or info@rapidgate.com.

Acceptable Identification Documents

WHAT IDENTITY DOCUMENTS ARE NEEDED TO PICK UP CREDENTIALS? Types of Acceptable Identity Documents needed when picking up your credential During identity proofing, the participant shall be required to provide…
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WHAT IDENTITY DOCUMENTS ARE NEEDED TO PICK UP CREDENTIALS? Types of Acceptable Identity Documents needed when picking up your credential During identity proofing, the participant shall be required to provide two forms of identity source documents in original form. The below list of acceptable identity documents may be changed at any time due to Government or installation requirements. The identity source documents shall be bound to that participant and shall be neither expired nor canceled. TYPES OF PRIMARY IDENTITY DOCUMENTS One of the following forms of identification:  Driver’s license or an ID card issued by a state or possession of the United States that is deemed compliant with the Real ID Act of 2005 by the US Department of Homeland Security* DLs and IDs marked with “NOT FOR FEDERAL IDENTIFICATION” will not be accepted, Army will require two photo IDs. U.S. Passport or a U.S. Passport Card Permanent Resident Card or an Alien Registration Receipt Card (Form I-551) Foreign passport Employment Authorization Document that contains a photograph (Form I-766) U.S. Military ID card U.S. Military dependent’s ID card PIV Card TYPES OF SECONDARY IDENTITY DOCUMENTS This document may be from the list above, but cannot be of the same type as the primary identity source document. The secondary identity source document may also be one of the following: Identification card issued by a federal, state, or local government agency or entity, provided it contains a photograph and is not marked “NOT FOR FEDERAL IDENTIFICATION” (Example: concealed carry permit) U.S. Social Security Card issued by the Social Security Administration Original or certified copy of a birth certificate issued by a state, county, municipal authority, possession, or outlying possession of the United States bearing an official seal. Birth Certificates where the last name differs from current ID documents (as in the case of married name) must be accompanied by additional documentation of name change (i.e. marriage certificate). Voter’s registration card U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Card Certificate of U.S. Citizenship (Form N-560 or N-561) Certificate of Naturalization (Form N-550 or N-570) U.S. Citizen ID Card (Form I-197) Identification Card for Use of Resident Citizen in the United States (Form I-179) Certification of Birth Abroad (Form FS-545), Certification of Report of Birth issued by the Department of State (Form DS-1350), or Consular Report of Birth Abroad of a citizen of the United States of America (Form FS-240) Temporary Resident Card (Form I-688) Employment Authorization Card (Form I-688A) Reentry Permit (Form I-327) Refugee Travel Document (Form I-571) Employment authorization document issued by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Employment Authorization Document issued by DHS with photograph (Form I-688B) Driver’s license issued by a Canadian government entity Native American tribal document In the case of a nonimmigrant alien authorized to work for a specific employer incident to status, a foreign passport with Form I–94 or Form I–94A bearing the same name as the passport and containing an endorsement of the alien’s nonimmigrant status, as long as the period of endorsement has not yet expired and the proposed employment is not in conflict with any restrictions or limitations identified on the form A passport from the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) or the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) with Form I–94 or Form I–94A indicating nonimmigrant admission under the Compact of Free Association Between the United States and the FSM or RMI Some states and territories may provide an official identification document to an individual regardless of that individual’s immigration status. As mandated by some of our government customers, identification documents issued regardless of a person’s immigration status may not be used to prove a person’s identity for RAPIDGate® program purposes

Recovery and Destruction of RAPIDGate Credentials

As a RAPIDGate Company Administrator (RCA) it is your responsibility to recover and effectively destroy expired and/or deactivated RAPIDGate credentials.  This specifically includes the credentials of employees whose employment has…
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As a RAPIDGate Company Administrator (RCA) it is your responsibility to recover and effectively destroy expired and/or deactivated RAPIDGate credentials.  This specifically includes the credentials of employees whose employment has terminated; employees who have been deactivated from the RAPIDGate program (e.g., due to misuse of a program credential or due to a background screening fail result) and employees who no longer have a need to access the participating military facility. There are a few simple steps you must take to ensure your company properly handles credential recovery and destruction: We suggest following your normal asset (i.e. company provided laptop/computer, phone, credential…) collection process for when someone leaves your company. Recover and Destroy Credentials – Credentials should be recovered and destroyed immediately. Credentials must be shredded to ensure credential cannot be utilized. In addition, please notify RAPIDGate with the reason(s) why your employee no longer requires access. We will effectively deactivate the credential. Please note that a credential cannot be reactivated once it has been deactivated. Monthly Review – Change can happen at any time. Therefore, to ensure that your company is in compliance with proper credential recovery and destruction, we recommend that you perform a monthly review of all active credentials and employee statuses. For your convenience, we send a list of all active employees monthly. In addition, you can request an active participant list at any time. Keep a Log – We recommend that you keep a current log of all your employees that have active credentials. When an employee leaves or changes jobs, you can then indicate in that log the date that you recovered and destroyed the employee’s credential. Please click here for a sample Log Template.

What is the (Cost) Price of the RAPIDGate Program?

Available through GSA, GSA Contract No.: GS-35F-0436U RAPIDGate Facility Pricing: $437 https://www.gsaadvantage.gov/advantage/ws/catalog/product_detail?gsin=11000063342293 RAPID-RCx Facility Pricing: $18,136 per Access Control Point https://www.gsaadvantage.gov/advantage/ws/catalog/product_detail?sin=11000063342292 Vendor Pricing*: RAPIDGate Program: 1 Year/1 Facility = $199…
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Available through GSA, GSA Contract No.: GS-35F-0436U RAPIDGate Facility Pricing: $437 https://www.gsaadvantage.gov/advantage/ws/catalog/product_detail?gsin=11000063342293 RAPID-RCx Facility Pricing: $18,136 per Access Control Point https://www.gsaadvantage.gov/advantage/ws/catalog/product_detail?sin=11000063342292 Vendor Pricing*: RAPIDGate Program: 1 Year/1 Facility = $199 Per Company; $179 Per Employee RAPIDGate-Enterprise Option: 1 Year/Unlimited Facilities = $249 Per Company; $254 per Employee RAPIDGate-90 Option: 90 Days/1 Facility = $50 Per Company; $79 Per Employee RAPIDGate-90 Enterprise Option: 90 Days/Unlimited Facilities = $70 Per Company; $99 Per Employee Credential Management Fee: $40 Applicable taxes and surcharges apply for Hawaii. If a participant is without authorized service for more than 90 days, their RAPIDGate credential will be deactivated. Once a credential has been deactivated, it cannot be reactivated. A new credential may be ordered for a fee of $40. * The company fee is waived for vendors who qualify as an Independent Contractor/Sole Proprietor.