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Thanksgiving Day Holiday – November 14, 2018
November 14, 2018
In observance of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday, the National Finance Center (NFC) will be closed on Thursday, November 22, 2018, including the NFC Contact Center. All (NFC) applications will remain available during the holiday and payroll/personnel processing will continue as normally scheduled. Read more...
NFC BSM ServiceNow Customer Survey – October 29, 2018
October 29, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) Business Service Management (BSM) ServiceNow Customer Surveys will be available starting Monday, October 29, 2018. Read more...
Security Access System Verification Test
October 22, 2018
The National Finance Center will conduct a verification test of a newer version of the Security Access System, also known as “Top Secret,” on Saturday October 27, 2018. Read more...
NFC’s Veterans Day Holiday Schedule
October 22, 2018
In observance of the Veterans Day Holiday, the National Finance Center (NFC) will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2018, including the NFC Contact Center. All NFC applications will remain available during the holiday and payroll/personnel processing will continue as normally scheduled. Read more...
eOPF Application System Maintenance
October 19, 2018
The Official Personnel Folder (eOPF) will be off-line this Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM EST for routine system maintenance and server patching. Read more...
2019 Personal Benefits Statements – Requirements due by December 19, 2018
October 15, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) is preparing for the creation of the 2019 Annual Personal Benefits Statements, herein referred to as the Benefits Statements. Employees will have access to their Benefits Statements via the Employee Personal Page (EPP) and through their Human Resource Office via NFC's Reporting Center under the Financial Reports menu. The projected timeframe for the posting of the 2019 Benefits Statements to EPP and the Reporting Center is the beginning of April, 2019. Read more...
Reminder: Fiscal Year End T&A Processing PP20
October 15, 2018
As a reminder, the National Finance Center no longer prorates accounting across fiscal years. Therefore, Agencies should not use stored accounting in Pay Period (PP) 20 instead prepare a single T&A distributing all time-in-pay status for each line entry to the appropriate accounting data for both FY 2018 and FY 2019. Read more...
Retirement Processing, Payroll Reconciliation, and Military Service Deposit Dedicated Mailboxes
October 5, 2018
The National Finance Center's Payroll Reconciliation Branch is available to receive inquiries and documentation via email at three dedicated mailboxes. Read more...
Project 660650 (30229) NFC EPIC to Mirror EmpowHR Deleted SF2809 and SF2810
October 5, 2018
The National Finance Center will make the following changes in the processing of FEHB SF2809/SF2810 documents within the Document Entry, Process, Inquiry and Correction System (EPIC) application to avoid processing errors which may result in delays in coverage. Read more...
NFC's Columbus Day Holiday Schedule
September 28, 2018
In observance of the Columbus Day Holiday, the National Finance Center (NFC) will be closed on Monday, October 8, 2018, including the NFC Contact Center. Read more...
Net Salary Payment Dates for Calendar Year 2019
September 26, 2018
The schedule provided is to inform customers of the number of paychecks that will be received in Calendar Year (CY) 2019. The schedule also indicates the dates that the Direct Deposit net salary payment will post to personal bank accounts; and, dates when paper paychecks will be mailed each pay period. Read more...
eOPF Application System Maintenance
September 7, 2018
Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will be performing maintenance to their disaster recovery servers beginning Saturday, September 8, 2018, beginning at 5:00 a.m. CST ending Monday, September 10, 2018, at 5:00 a.m. CST. Read more...
Announcing Upcoming EPIC Training
September 7, 2018
The National Finance Center’s (NFC) Training and Communication’s Branch (TCB) is now accepting enrollment for the instructor-led Entry Processing Inquiry System (EPIC) training course. The course will take place October 23, 2018, at the USDA Client Services Office (CSO) located in Washington D.C. This 3-day class will begin each day at 8:30 a.m. EST, concluding on October 25, 2018. Read more...
NFC Contact Center Limited Service
September 4, 2018
This notification is to inform all customers that due to Tropical Storm Gordon, the National Finance Center’s (NFC) Contact Center (NCC) (including the Government Insurance Services Branch (GISB) Help Desk, which services DPRS, TIPS, and CLER) will have limited service on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, beginning at 12:00 p.m. CST. Read more...
Top Secret R16 Testing - Revision
August 31, 2018
This is a revision to the Customer Notification originally provided on August 22, 2018. The National Finance Center (NFC) will be testing Top Secret (TSS) software. TSS is the mainframe software that manages our security and is critical to our environment. NFC is requesting for Agency customer participation in addition to Agency Security Officers (ASOs) to participate in testing. The testing is now scheduled for Saturday, September 29, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. CST. Read more...
NFC Contact Center Limited Service
August 30, 2018
This notification is to inform all customers that due to an all employee meeting with senior leadership, the National Finance Center’s (NFC) Contact Center (NCC) (excluding the GISB Help Desk, which services DPRS, TIPS, and CLER) will have limited service on Thursday, August 30, 2018, between 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. CT. Read more...
Insight System Maintenance
August 29, 2018
Due to system maintenance, Insight will be unavailable Friday, August 31, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. CT until 12:30 p.m. CT. Read more...
Time and Attendance
August 29, 2018
This notice serves as a reminder to all Agencies of the requirement for the submission of Time and Attendance (T&A) data. Timely receipt of T&A(s) by the National Finance Center (NFC) is very important since it impacts the employee’s pay. Read more...
Administrative Leave Act of 2016, Final Regulations
August 28, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) is informing our Customer Agencies that the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has provided the final regulations on April 10, 2018, for the Administrative Leave Act of 2016, regarding Weather and Safety Leave. This type of leave will stand alone and be reported to OPM separately from the other types of Administrative Leave. Read more...
Labor Day Holiday
August 24, 2018
In observance of the Labor Day Holiday, the National Finance Center (NFC) will be closed on Monday, September 03, 2018, including the NFC Contact Center. All NFC applications will remain available during the holiday and payroll/personnel processing will continue as normally scheduled. Read more...
Top Secret R16 Testing
August 22, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) will be testing Top Secret (TSS) software. TSS is the mainframe software that manages our security and is critical to our environment. NFC is requesting for Agency customer participation in addition to Agency Security Officers (ASOs) to participate in testing. Read more...

Last Updated / Reviewed: July 09, 2018