To gain User Access and Interface File Access to Cardinal, please complete and submit the appropriate form found below. Access is granted based on the specific work that an employee needs to perform in the system and the associated Cardinal security role(s). Refer to the appropriate Security Handbook below for a description of each security role.
The file layouts for the Cardinal Upload (Agency to Cardinal) and Extract (Cardinal to Agency) interfaces are posted below for your reference. Interfacing agencies should use this documentation for their design/build work. Please be aware that the documentation posted may be subject to change if any issues are identified in the file layouts. Any future changes to the documentation will be communicated directly to interfacing agencies and updated versions will be posted for agency use. More information on Cardinal interfaces is available in the Commonwealth Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual (CAPP) Topic 70210 located at https://www.doa.virginia.gov/reference/CAPP/CAPP_Topics_Cardinal/70210.pdf.