HRPAY 20-10, Changes to Departmental Transfer

Published: December 1, 2020
Effective: Pay Period 24, 2020


The EmpowHR Department Transfer page is being modified to now require four search fields be completed. The EmplID, SSN, Sub-Agency, and Last Name fields are now required fields.

Affected Systems


System Impact


The Department Transfer page has been modified to require completion of four mandatory search fields: EmplID, SSN, Sub-Agency and Last Name.


To Process a Departmental Transfer:

  1. Access the National Finance Center (NFC) Web site (
  2. Select the Applications icon. The Applications Launchpad is displayed.
  3. Select the EmpowHR icon. The EmpowHR Warning page is displayed.
  4. Select the I Agree to All of the Above button. The Login page is displayed.
  5. Enter your User ID and Password.
  6. Select the Sign In button. The EmpowHR Main Menu is displayed.
  7. Select PAR Processing. The Personnel Action Request (PAR) Processing Menu is displayed.
  8. Select Departmental Transfer. The Department Transfer page is displayed.

    Department Transfer Page

  9. Enter the applicable information in the required fields.

    Note: All fields are required to process a departmental transfer for an employee. If all fields are not completed, an error message will appear.

  10. Select the Search button.


The procedure manual for this application, which is available online at the NFC Web site, is being updated to include the information in this bulletin. To view this procedure, select HR and Payroll Clients from the MyNFC drop-down menu on the NFC Home page. At the HR and Payroll Clients page, select the Publications tab and select the applicable category to access the procedure manual within the category.


For questions about NFC processing, authorized Servicing Personnel Office representatives should contact the NFC Contact Center at 1-855-NFC-4GOV (1-855-632-4468) or via the customer service portal.