Frequently Asked Questions
No. We can help those who are thinking about applying for employment that requires or may require a security clearance in the future.
No. Only the Adjudicator working on your investigation/case can decide your security clearance eligibility.
In any of the events mentioned above, you will receive written notice describing the reason for denial or revocation and how you may appeal this decision.
Possibly. Depending on the reason your eligibility is questioned there are other options. For example, you may have been denied a Top Secret clearance but may still be eligible for a Secret level clearance. Additionally, if you were denied clearance for a job with one agency this may not preclude you from obtaining clearance at another Agency.
All levels of security clearance (Confidential, Secret, and Top Secret) are valid for 5 years or until the US Government determines access is no longer warranted.
No. This is a common misconception. An employee is granted the ability to have access to classified information by a specific US Government Agency. A clearance can be granted for work with a specific agency, on a specific project, or even a physical location. Once your need for clearance has ended (project completion, change in job location, etc.) your