Security Clearance Process
Currently, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) use three different primary forms (SF85, SF85P, and SF86) and one supplementary form (SF85P-S) for applicants to fill out for initiating background investigations. As a part of reform efforts, OPM has proposed using the Personnel
Now that you were granted clearance eligibility it does not mean you are done being evaluated as a trusted clearance holder. In accordance with Security Executive Agent Directive (SEAD) 3, you are required to report certain things, including financial issues that arise which may cause you to become delinquent on your debts.
All national security background investigations have required checks that must be completed in order for the investigation to meet federal investigative standards. One of the required checks is verifying claimed higher education transcripts and degrees. Prior to the existence of the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) and its predecessor, the National
Contractor reporting requirements for unofficial foreign travel, as outlined in SEAD-3, were deferred until August 24, 2022 to ensure the completion of necessary revisions in the Defense Information System for Security (DISS) for foreign travel reporting. DISS has finished the updates and now provides bulk upload capability for Facility Security Officers