TSA programme moves to UES platform

29/07/14

MorphoTrust USA has announced that it has completed transition of the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Hazardous Materials Endorsement (HME) Threat Assessment Programme (HTAP) to the new Universal Enrollment Services (UES) platform. TSA’s HTAP conducts a security threat assessment for individuals seeking to obtain, renew, or transfer an HME on a commercial driver license. IdentoGO Centers by MorphoTrust provide the enrolment services for HTAP and other security threat assessment programmes covered under UES, including TSA Pre? and the Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) programme.

HME applicants are advised to pre-enrol and schedule their enrolment appointments at any one of the 270 nationwide IdentoGO Centers, which is 80% more than the approximately 150 legacy HazPrint centres. During the enrolment process, applicants are required to provide identity and immigration documents and have their fingerprints taken. Maritime transportation workers will also now have the ability to apply at all of these IdentoGO Centers, providing access to TWIC enrolment in some states for the first time.

“MorphoTrust has been working aggressively to support the transition of these programmes into UES and we anticipate that the completion of the HTAP transition will improve the enrolment process across TSA programmes as well as enhance customer convenience with the added centres,” says MorphoTrust CEO Bob Eckel. “It will benefit many transportation workers, particularly those who work in maritime areas and require both a TWIC card and an HME endorsement on their commercial driver license. With more than 1.7 million HME enrolments to date, we look forward to supporting the growth of this programme.”

MorphoTrust has provided HME enrolment services since 2005 and was awarded the HazPrint prime contract for HME enrolment services in 2009. TSA selected MorphoTrust as prime contractor for UES in 2012. The transition of HTAP enrolment centers to UES started in October 2013.

 

Related articles

Subscribe to our free newsletter
Follow us on Twitter
Join us on LinkedIn

TSA programme moves to UES platform
TSA programme moves to UES platform

Latest Features & Interviews

White paper: Slovakia prototypes mobile electronic identification (MeID) solution

Empowering e-government by shifting to smart cards is accelerating the arrival of a new era of mobile identity and electronic documents.

Hewlett Packard: Implementing mobile electronic identity

In this white paper, Hewlett Packard details an enterprise approach to mobile eID based on hardware tokens in microSD cards.

Webinar interview: Neil Akass on mobile driving licences

In this follow-up interview to the webinar “The future of government-issued mobile identities" Neil Akass, digital driving licence service designer at the Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency, for his thoughts on the evolution of driving licences.

More articles >>
Share |

Sponsored Links

SDW Conference and Exhibition
SDW is a world-leading conference and exhibition providing a global showcase for next-generation secure credentialing solutions.