Before requesting an investigation, the authorities should review the Central Audit System (SSV) to determine whether there is an existing decision or investigation that meets current needs. CVS is the main instrument for facilitating mutual decisions, as required by executive orders, regulations and directives. CVS contains information on Security Authorization, Fitness, Fitness and Homeland Security Policy 12 (HSPD-12) Personnel Identification Provisions (PIV) Credentialing. This information is provided by agency sources, the former NBIB systems and a bridge to the Ministry of Defence`s common human resource allocation system. For more information about CVS, including the CVS user manual, various task tools and forms, visit the NP2 Secure portal. The revision of the Special Agreement Check, which is a limited investigation (or a number of controls) that is carried out only as part of a special agreement between OPM and an agency. The SAC offers an alternative procedure that allows IS to obtain searches specifically tailored to its specific needs and includes: Security Agency Checks, FBI National Criminal History Checks and Law Enforcement Checks. IF uses the CAS for all pre-deadline investigations. Once the investigation is completed by PSIO, it is assigned to a staff safety specialist for evaluation. The tradesman analyses the information and, if necessary, conducts further studies or interviews. It is recommended that a certificate of favourable aptitude be granted or refused. THE PSIO informs the coordinating office of its recommendation.

The coordinating office verifies and works with PSIO to make a final decision. Full-Field Background Investigation (FFI) is required for employees with high-risk positions. This study covers a period of seven years and includes checks of national agencies, as described in the ENAI, a personal specialized interview, employment, autonomy and unemployment coverage, training verification, stays, former employers and repressive controls. The in-depth survey requested for employees with moderate, low-risk and non-sensitive positions is a National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (ENAI). The ENAI is carried out by OPM. This investigation covers a five-year area that includes an FBI fingerprint check, investigation review and files, the OPM Security Index and Investigations Index, national credit bureaus and related military records, written requests to law enforcement, former employers and superiors, personal references and schools. You can request a copy of your investigation in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act. All requests must be directed directly to the Human Resources Management Office (OPM). To request a copy of your background survey, write: you must attach your full name, Social Security number, date of birth and place of birth and sign the application. For deliveries requiring the use of addresses: 1137 Branchton Road Boyers, PA 16016 Each security office is responsible for providing an official postal address, contact information and an authorized list of employees authorized to request information on agency files being processed.

The OSI should update this list on a regular basis. Authorized staff are the only person who can receive information over the phone. Contact the telephone line at (724) 794-5228 or visit the NBIB website for the PIPS 11 form needed to obtain an OSI and update THE contact information for SOI. When submitting investigation requests to NBIB, the SOI can also be used in the SON block of the standard form if SOI and SON are the same office.