If so, you will require a security clearance. All three of these names would need to be listed. If you split your time between multiple residences during a time period, you must list all residences, not just the permanent address. Applying for a clearance requires the applicant to be working for a government approved contractor, holding political office, or working with some government entity. For you to even apply, this entity must sponsor you. All residences over the last ten years need to be listed.
You must provide your residential addresses for the last 10 years, do not leave any gaps in time. The three people listed in this section should have had social contact with you within the last seven years. We are not looking for old friends who may know you well but you never see. Be sure to enter the document number exactly as it appears on the citizenship documentation. If you don't check this box then an investigator will waste time going to the school in person trying to find people who knew you. If you had a period of Inactive Reserve after active duty service this needs to be listed separately.
There are no individual applications for a security clearance. If it is discovered late in your investigation that you are or have been previously known by another name then that whole process starts over, delaying your clearance. If you don't have a close group of friends or belong to a social organization, then people such as fellow church members, other parents from your child's soccer league, a neighbor with whom you have dinner or drinks or someone from a volunteer organization would be just fine. To read today's top news stories on federal employee pay, benefits, retirement, job rights and other workplace issues visit. Note that while most questions in this section ask about the last seven years only, the questions regarding felonies, drug and alcohol offenses, firearms, explosives and domestic violence refer to your entire life. This includes college dorms, short terms rentals, Summers with your aunt, etc. Do not list your entire military time under your current duty station.
There is no need to list illegal drug usage beyond seven years and remember, as far as Uncle Sam is concerned marijuana is an illegal drug regardless of your state's laws. If a residence was in an apartment complex, include the name of the complex and the unit number. If you never met any of the staff or professors at the online school, provide the name of someone who can speak to your time studying during that program. Financial issues are the number one reason security clearances are denied. And, what are the different levels? This area will allow those that have clearances offer advice and suggestions to those inquiring about clearances or upgrading their clearances.
It is perfectly fine if you do not know your neighbors well, your investigator will be happy with someone who knows your first name and sees you in passing a few times a month. If you play sports with co-workers they would be ideal to list. If the provider has their own form, obtain a copy from the provider and bring that with you to your security interview. Your investigation will verify your highest degree and having that information as early as possible will get you on your way to your clearance faster. If necessary, provide any explanation for how you answered a particular question in the comments or continuation section.
If you list a friend or co-worker who never visited you at the address we will not be able to use that person to speak to your time in that residence, thereby slowing down your investigation while we search for real neighbors. The background investigation process allows for people who are homebodies or simply don't have much time to socialize. Do your best to obtain and provide document numbers from relatives born outside of the United States as well as relatives who are not citizens of the United States. Treatment or counseling for family issues, grief, emotional concerns after sexual assault and emotional problems due to service in a combat environment do not need to be listed. If you are a government contractor assigned to a government facility, list your on-site supervisor even if that person is not with your same company. We're not picky when it comes to neighborhoods and want to get home to our families for dinner. .
This is not as important for federal employees and military service members as your employment files are centralized. You must provide your employment history for the last 10 years, do not leave any gaps in time. Even if you do not have any schools to list in the last ten years, you are required to list all degrees and diplomas all the way back to high school. For example, if you were sent to Germany on official business but crossed into France for tourism then the France trip would need to be listed. Please list not only your current spouse, fiancé, or cohabitant of a romantic nature, but also any former spouse s ; also include in-laws.
Your investigator is going to need to talk with people going back three years from today so keep that in mind when you are providing a point of contact. This can be done for free once per year at www. The only exception to this is domestic violence, for which only convictions need to be listed. If you attended class on campus you should try to provide a person who is still on campus such as your adviser, a department secretary or a professor. This takes time and will delay your investigation. It is best if this person is not a family member.
As well as other questions. If you had no other place to live at that time you need to list these short term residences. Most other questions in this section request information from the last seven years. Physical addresses, not post office boxes, are required so our Regional Security Officers can properly locate your residence. Just be honest and list all dates and substances to the best of your recollection. Also, include residences while in college. While being an investigator is a great job, none of us like going out to knock on random doors, so be a sport and make it easy on us.
Don't leave off any criminal charges that need to be listed. If you were active duty Army and joined the Army National Guard after your Army discharge then you will need two entries in this section. It is important to note that mental health treatment and counseling, in and of itself, is not a reason to determine the suitability or fitness for federal or contract employment, or to determine the eligibility for access to classified information, for holding a sensitive position, or for physical or logical access to federally controlled facilities or information systems. If a person has some influence over or if you have an obligation to them then they should be listed. If you changed from Army National Guard to Air National Guard you will need two entries. It speeds things along if you list a person with an actual connection to your residence at that location such as a direct neighbor or landlord. Separate assignments within the same duty station back to back Pentagon assignments, for example need to be listed individually.