Require uppercase letters

Use this policy setting to configure the use of uppercase letters in the PIN.

If you enable this policy setting, Windows requires users to include at least one uppercase letter in their PIN.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, Windows does not allow users to use uppercase letters in their PIN.


Supported on: At least Windows 10 Server or Windows 10
Uppercase letters:


  1. Allow
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\PassportForWork\PINComplexity
    Value NameUppercaseLetters
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value0
  2. Required
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\PassportForWork\PINComplexity
    Value NameUppercaseLetters
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value1
  3. Disallow
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\PassportForWork\PINComplexity
    Value NameUppercaseLetters
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value2


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