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 National Security Eligibility feedback
PDF icon July 2020, 25 pages. This job aid breaks down the national security eligibility process, to include position designation, adjudicative guidelines, due process, continuous evaluation, and self-reporting.

Federal Investigative Standards (FIS) Crosswalk Guide

Federal Investigative Standards (FIS) Crosswalk Guide feedback
PDF icon April 2020, 2 pages. This job aid provides a reference guide for the 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.

Statement of Reasons for Military Personnel and DoD Civilians

Statement of Reasons for Military Personnel and DoD Civilians feedback
PDF icon March 2018, 8 pages. This Job Aid covers the role of the security professional in the National Security Appeals Process for a military or civilian subject receiving an unfavorable national security eligibility determination.

2017 Adjudicative Guidelines

2017 National Security Adjudicative Guidelines Job Aid feedback
PDF icon May 2017, 44 pages. The Director of National Intelligence, (DNI), signed Security Executive Agent Directive (SEAD) 4, National Security Adjudicative Guidelines, on December 10, 2016; the directive was implemented on June 8, 2017. This Job Aid highlights changes between the new 2017 adjudicative guidelines and the former 2005 guidelines.