Once the completed investigation is received by PSIO, it is assigned to a Personnel Security Specialist for evaluation. The specialist analyses the information and, if necessary, carries out additional studies or interviews. It is recommended to grant or refuse a favourable finding of suitability. The PSIO shall inform the coordinating body of its recommendation. The coordinating body shall review and cooperate with the PSIO to take a final decision. Full-Field Background Investigation (FFI) is required for employees assigned to high-risk positions. This survey has a scope of 7 years and includes checks by national authorities, as described in the INH, a personal interview, employment, autonomy and unemployment insurance, verification of education, residences, former employers and law enforcement authorities. 1 The field requirements for the ATN field are more than 3 characters full; cut to 30 characters; and must not contain dots or «special characters». The substantive investigation, which is requested for employees assigned to moderate, low-risk and non-sensitive positions, is a National Control Agency with Written Inquiries (AIN). The ENAI is carried out by OPM. This investigation covers five years of FBI fingerprint verification, name control and investigation files, the OPM Security/Suitability Investigations Index, national credit bureaus and corresponding military records, written requests to law enforcement, former employers and superiors, personal references and schools.
The Special Agreement Check (SAC), which is a limited investigation (or series of audits) that is only carried out through a specific agreement between OPM and an agency. The SAC proposes an alternative procedure that allows the IS to obtain searches specially tailored to its specific needs and includes: Security Agency Checks, Fbi National Criminal History Checks and Law Enforcement Checks. SI uses the ISC for all pre-appointment investigations. You can request a copy of your survey in accordance with the provisions of data protection law. All requests should be addressed directly to the Office of Human Resources Management (OPM). To request a copy of your substantive exam, write to: you must enter your full name, social security number, date and place of birth and sign the application. If you have any questions regarding the transmission of fingerprints, please read INV 15, section 6.0. IIC and IB Process: The IS Initiation Investigation Award requires that preliminary and follow-up examinations be conducted on all designated individuals in high-, medium- and low-risk positions within the IS.
The Personnel Security and ID Office (PSIO) receives the security forms completed by a staff member if via e-QIP and verifies the accuracy and completeness of the forms. After approval, the security forms are forwarded to the Personnel Management Office (OPM) for the conduct of the investigation. Calls to verify the status of an investigator and complaints about the investigator`s behaviour should be directed to 1-888-795-5673. If the FBI is unable to make a classifiable decision due to illegible fingerprints, the FBI considers the submissions to be «unclassifiable.» A reproduction may be filed within one year of the final date of the procedure in order to obtain a classifiable finding at no additional cost. The initial case number of the unclassifiable fingerprint must be indicated at the time of presentation of the reproduction in order to avoid stopping reproduction or an additional fee for processing fingerprints. The original case number must appear in the OCA block on the SF-87 or FD-258 rigid card or in the box marked 2.009 of the electronic transmission. . . .