The Personnel Security Program establishes the standards, criteria, and guidelines upon which personnel security eligibility determinations are based.

Receive and Maintain Your Security Clearance Eligibility

Receive and Maintain Your Security Clearance Eligibility
PDF icon June 2017, 26 pages. This job aid breaks down the security clearance eligibility process, to include position designation, adjudicative guidelines, due process, continuous evaluation, and self - reporting.

Revised Federal Investigative Standards (FIS) Crosswalk Guide

Revised Federal Investigative Standards (FIS) Crosswalk Guide
PDF icon March 2017, 2 pages. This job aid provides a reference guide for the revised 2012 Federal Investigative Standards (FIS). The guide identifies corresponding position designation and risk/sensitivity levels, required investigative forms, prior investigations, and FIS investigations and implementation timelines.

How to Complete Standard Form 86 (SF86) Questionnaire for National Security Positions: A Quick Reference Guide for the Accessions Community

How to Complete Standard Form 86 (SF86) Questionnaire for National Security Positions: A Quick Reference Guide for the Accessions Community
April 2014. The reference guide provides guidance on the proper completion of the SF86 for both recruiters and recruits. The SF86 is used to apply for the required Security Clearance to enter the armed forces.

How to Complete Standard Form 86 (SF86) Questionnaire for National Security Positions: A Quick Reference Guide (QRG)

How to Complete Standard Form 86 (SF86) Questionnaire for National Security Positions: A Quick Reference Guide (QRG)
April 2014. This QRG contains detailed field descriptions, step-by-step instructions, and a link to a printable form to help you determine what information you need to gather. Take advantage of this easy to use support tool the next time you need to complete or update your SF-86.

The Suitability Guide for Employees

The Suitability Guide for Employees
PDF icon June 2012, 15 pages.Provides guidance to Department of Defense (DoD) applicants, appointees, and civilian employees on obtaining and maintaining suitability or fitness for Federal employment.

The Suitability Guide for Supervisors

The Suitability Guide for Supervisors
PDF icon June 2012, 11 pages. Provides guidance to Department of Defense (DoD) managers and supervisors on federal requirements for background investigations and on DoD responsibilities for administering a Personnel Suitability and Fitness for Government Employment Program.

SF-714 Training Guide

SF-714 Training Guide
March 2012. The SF-714 financial disclosure form training guide provides a comprehensive overview for anyone tasked with completing the form. The training guide provides the information needed to successfully complete the SF-714, covers why it is required, who needs to complete it, and gives an overview of the 15 sections that comprise the form.