32 CFR Part 154, Appendix C to Part 154 - Tables for Requesting Investigations

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Appendix C to Part 154—Tables for Requesting Investigations
Guide for Requesting Background Investigations (BI) (Table 1)
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Note 1: BI will cover a 10 year scope.
If the individual is a: And duties require: Then a BI is required before:
U.S. national military member, civilian, consultant, or contractor employee Top Secret clearance Granting final clearance.
U.S. national civilian employee Assignment to a “Critical” sensitive position Assignment to the position.
U.S. national military member, DoD civilian or contractor employee Occupying a “critical” position in the Nuclear Weapon Personnel Reliability Program (PRP) Occupying a “critical” position.
U.S. national military member or civilian employee Granting, denying clearances Performing clearance functions.
U.S. national military member or civilian employee Membership on security screening, hearing, or review board Appointment to the board.
Immigrant alien Limited access to Secret or Confidential information Issuing limited access authorization (Note 1).
Non-U.S. national employee excluding immigrant alien Limited access to Secret or Confidential information Issuing limited access authorization.
Non-U.S. national nominee military education and orientation program (from a country listed at Appendix G) Education and orientation for of military personnel Before performing duties.
U.S. national military member DoD civilian or contractor employee Assignment to a category two Presidential Support position Assignment.
U.S. national military member, DoD civilian or contractor employee assigned to NATO Access to NATO COSMIC information Access may be granted.
Guide for Requesting Special Background Investigations (SBI) (Table 2)
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If the individual is a: And duties require: Then a SBI is required before:
U.S. national military member, DoD civilian, consultant, or contractor employee Access to SCIAssisgnment to a category one Presidential Support position Granting Access.Assignment.
Access to SIOP-ESI Granting access.
Assignment to the National Security Agency Assignment.
Access to other Special Access programs approved under § 154.17(g) Granting access.
Assignment to personnel security, counterintelligence, or criminal investigative or direct investigative support duties Assignment.
Guide for Requesting Periodic Reinvestigations (PR) (Table 3)
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If the individual is a: And duties require: Then a PR is required before:
U.S. national military member, DoD civilian, consultant, or contractor employee Access to SCITop Secret Clearance 5 years from date of last SBI/BI or PR.5 years from date of last SBI/BI or PR.
Access to NATO COSMIC 5 years from date of last SBI/BI or PR.
Assignment to Presidential Support activities 5 years from date of last SBI/BI or PR.
U.S. national civilian employee Assignment to a “Critical” sensitive position 5 years from last SBI/BI or PR.
Non-U.S. national employee Current limited access authorization to Secret or Confidential information 5 years from last SBI/BI or PR.
Guide for Requesting DOD National Agency Check With Inquiries (DNACI) or NACI (Table 4)
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Note 1: First term enlistees shall require an ENTNAC.
Note 2: Provided DD Form 398-2 is favorably reviewed, local records check favorably accomplished, and DNACI initiated.
Note 3: Provided an authority designated in Appendix E finds delay in such appointment would be harmful to national security; favorable review of DD Form 398-2; NACI initiated; favorable local records check accomplished. Table 5.
If the individual is a: And duties require: Then DNACI/NACI is required
U.S. national military member or contractor Secret clearance Interim Secret Clearance Before granting clearance (note 1).May be automatically issued (note 2).
U.S. national civilian employee or consultant Secret clearanceInterim Secret Clearance Before granting clearance.May be automatically issued (note 3).
Appointment to “Non Critical” sensitive position Before appointment.
U.S. national military member, DoD civilian or contractor employee Occupying a “controlled” position in the Nuclear Weapon PRR Before assignment.
Applicant for appointment as a commissioned officer Commission in the Award Forces Before appointment (after appointment for health professionals, chaplains, and attorneys, under conditions authorized by § 154.15(d) of this part).
Naval Academy Midshipman, Military Academy Cadet, or Air Force Academy Cadet Enrollment To be initiated 90 days after entry.
Reserve Officer Training Corps Cadet of Midshipman Entry to advanced course or College Scholarship Program Then a DNACI is required to be initiated 90 days after entry.
Guide for Requesting National Agency Checks (NAC) (Table 5)
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Note 1: Request ENTNAC only.
Note 2: Except where personnel whose country of origin is a country listed at Appendix G, a BI will be required (See § 154.18(1)).
Note 3: A NAC not over 5 years old suffices unless there has been a break in employment over 12 months. Then a current NAC is required.
Note 4: In such cases, the NAC shall consist of: (a) Host government law enforcement and security agency record checks at the city, state (province), and national level, and (b) DCII.
If the individual is a: And duties require: Then a NAC is required:
A first-term enlistee Retention in the Armed Forces (including National Guard and Reserve) To be initiated NLT three work days after entry (note 1).
Prior service member reentering military service after break in Federal employment exceeding 1 year Retention in the Armed Forces (including National Guard and Reserve) To be initiated NLT three work days after reentry.
Nominee for military education and orientation program Education and orientation of military personnel Before performing duties (note 2).
U.S. national military, DoD civilian, or contractor employee Access to restricted areas, sensitive information, or equipment as defined in § 154.18(b) Before authorizing entry.
Nonappropriated fund instrumentality (NAFI) civilian employee Appointment as NAFI custodianAccountability for non appropriated funds Before appointment.Before completion of probationary period.
Fiscal responsibility as determined by NAFI custodian Before completion of probationary period.
Other “positions of trust” Before appointment.
Persons requiring access to chemical agents Access to or security of chemical agents Before assignment.
U.S. national, civilian employee nominee for customs inspection duties Wavier under provisions of § 154.18(d) Before appointment (note 3).
Red Cross/United States Organization personnel Assignment with the Armed Forces overseas Before assignment (See note 4 for foreign national personnel).
U.S. national DoD building pass Prior to issuance.
Foreign national employed overseas No access to classified information Prior to employment (note 4).

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