How far back does secret clearance go?

How far back does secret clearance go?

The clearance process for Secret level access uses an investigation called the National Agency Check with Law and Credit that goes back five years, while the clearance process for Top Secret uses a Single Scope Background Investigation that goes back ten years.

Should I put my security clearance on a resume?

The answer, generally speaking, is YES, you should include a security clearance on your resume. Not only is this is key requirement for many government contractor jobs, it also is a good mark of character for civilian employers.

How much is a secret security clearance?

The average cost to process a SECRET clearance can run from several hundred dollars to $3,000, depending upon individual factors. The average cost to process a TOP SECRET clearance is between $3,000 and about $15,000, depending upon individual factors.

Will a divorce affect my security clearance?

The good news about your impending divorce is that it probably won’t affect your security clearance. Moss is an expert on federal employment and security clearance law. “Marriage or divorce doesn’t implicate any risk,” he said.

Do they interview spouse for secret clearance?

It depends. If your spouse is the only person who can verify certain periods (overseas coverage, social coverage, etc), then your spouse will be interviewed. Interviewing spouses is not preferable but it is sometimes necessary, depending on the circumstances. They interviewed my husband for my “public trust” clearance.

What is a cohabitant sf86?

Cohabitant is anyone you live with in a spouse like relationship.