The Cardinal Portal is a gateway to the Cardinal Financials (FIN) and Human Capital Management (HCM - VDOT Only) applications. This solution leverages the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) cloud-based Identify and Access Management tool, Okta, to authenticate agency users into Cardinal FIN and HCM. Click the link or enter the Cardinal URL, my.cardinal.virginia.gov to access the Cardinal Portal.

To access the Cardinal Portal for the first time, please reference the support materials below based on your agency network access. If you are unsure of your agency network, click here for a complete list of COV and Non-COV agencies.


The Cardinal Portal Quick Start Guide - COV Users provides abbreviated instructions to log into the Cardinal Portal.

If you need more detailed instructions, two additional job aids are available: If you are unsure of your agency network, click here for a complete list of COV and Non-COV agencies.




The Cardinal Portal Quick Start Guide - Non-COV Users, provides abbreviated instructions to help you complete registration, activation, and Multi-Factor Authentication.

If you need more detailed instructions, two additional job aids are available: If you are unsure of your agency network, click here for a complete list of COV and Non-COV agencies.