To determine the current status of your security clearance, please contact the agency’s personnel security office that granted your clearance. If you are a contract employee, your company’s facility security officer may also be able to assist you.
How do I check my military security clearance status?
You can check on your clearance three ways:
- Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS)
- Security Investigations Index (SII)
- Call DoD at 1-888-282-7682.
Is my security clearance active or inactive?
A security clearance becomes “inactive” once a person leaves the military or if their job responsibilities change and their need for clearance ends. Even after it has expired, a security clearance can be re-activated up to 24 months after its lapse date without having to go through the application process again.
How long is my security clearance active?
When does security clearance lapse? Confidential level clearance, the lowest security threat, is good for 15 years. Secret clearance lasts 10 years. Top Secret clearance must be reinvestigated (reauthorized) every 5 years.
How long can a security clearance be inactive?
How long does my clearance last when I leave the military? Clearance becomes inactive once your service ends. Clearance can be re-activated for up to 24 months as long as your re-evaluation period hasn’t passed.
How long does it take to get a security clearance 2021?
Top Secret clearance processing times are sitting around 159 days, on average. To gain Secret clearance, the process is taking around 132 days. These processing times are for industry applicants. Processing times are slightly faster for Department of Defense civilians and service members.
What happens after submitting eQIP?
After your eQIP account has been initiated, you will receive an email notification from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) containing your eQIP Registration Code (14 characters). You can then access the eQIP website and register.
How do I activate an inactive security clearance?
If you left your clearance when you left your last job, you’re still ‘current’ – assuming your investigation hasn’t expired. Simply accept a new cleared position and your security officer can easily reinstate your access in the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS).
Do you possess an active clearance?
An active clearance is for those who have a current clearance eligibility and a demonstrated need for access to classified information. In this status, the employee is briefed to the level of access eligibility and has a valid need for access to classified information at the appropriate level.
What is an active DOD clearance?
An “active” security clearance is one in which the individual is eligible for access to classified information.