Policy Documents

  • PDF DocumentDepartment of Defense Government Charge Card Guidebook for Establishing and Managing Purchase, Travel, and Fuel Card Programs dated 21 December 2011. The purpose of this guide is to help Department of Defense (DoD) officials establish and manage charge card programs. It provides a high-level overview of the policies and processes, with a goal to streamline and consolidate processes common to the purchase, travel, and fuel card programs. On 11/01/2012, a correction was made to Appendix B, Page-1 (please refer to document’s title page for additional details).
    • PDF DocumentClick here for the Department of Defense (DoD) Purchase Card Policy Office (PCPO) Government Purchase Card (GPC) Review Best Practice Checklist (July 2012).
    • PDF DocumentClick here for a listing of the changes incorporated into the 21 December 2011 release of the "Department of Defense Government Charge Card Guidebook for Establishing and Managing Purchase, Travel, and Fuel Card Programs".
  • PDF DocumentThe Director of the Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy Mr. Shay Assad has provided the following Purchase Card Data Strategy Memo and Purchase Card Data Management Plan, detailing the functional flow of Purchase Card event life cycle from the request and issuance of the card through the use, to post-use analysis.
  • PDF DocumentInclusion on Personnel Departure Checklists of the Requirement to Turn in Government Charge Cards (June 23, 2003) The Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) determined that every personnel departure checklist shall include the requirement to turn in all government charge cards.
  • PDF DocumentThe Policy Log Matrix lists all relevant Purchase Card Policy by year and includes a summary of each policy document for easy browsing.


  • Purchase Card Policy (listed by year)

  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2002
  • 2001
  • 2000
  • 1999
  • 1998
  • 1997
  • 1996