What is the standard form 85P?

This form is a permanent document that may be used as the basis for future investigations, suitability or fitness for Federal employment, fitness for contract employment, or eligibility for physical and logical access to federally controlled facilities or information systems.

What is a SF-85 form?

The SF-85, SF-85P, and SF-86 are standard forms used by the United States government to conduct background investigations of individuals under consideration to work for, or on behalf, of the U.S. government.

What form is used for a background investigation?

The Standard Form 86, “Questionnaire for National Security Positions” is intended specifically for use in requesting investigations for persons seeking to occupy positions designated as National Security “Sensitive.”

What is Inv form 41 used for?

The INV Form 41 is used to request information regarding a person’s employment data and supervisor information to determine their eligibility for government employment or security clearance.

What is SF 85P s?

This form is supplemental to SF 85P, Questionnaire for Public Trust Positions, but is used only after an offer of employment has been made and when the information it requests is job-related and justified by business necessity. The agency which gave you this form will tell you which questions to answer.

What is the difference between SF-85 and SF 86?

The SF-85 is used for public trust or lower-risk positions. The SF-86 is used for all security clearance determinations, including Secret and Top Secret clearances.

What is a background release form?

A background check authorization form is a release given to allow someone else to perform credit and criminal background checks. A person that is agreeing to have their information looked-up must provide consent to the requesting party.

How do I verify an OPM investigator?

There are two ways to confirm the identity of an investigator; by phone at 888-795-5673 option 1, or by e-mail to [email protected].

Can you get a public trust clearance with a felony?

A felony conviction does not automatically disqualify you from getting a security clearance, but it will be difficult to achieve if you don’t have everything lined up for yourself.