Security Clearance Reciprocity
In addition to serving as a tool to help assess reciprocity performance within the government, this website's purpose is to educate cleared individuals and to promote policies and conditions governing reciprocal acceptance of existing security clearances. This site is intended to assist the DNI, as the SecEA, in exercising the responsibility to address security clearance reciprocity issues, as well as provide cleared individuals the opportunity to raise reciprocity concerns through the web-based form.
If you possess a current security clearance granted by a US Government Agency, and you are being considered for another position that requires the same or lower government security clearance, then review this website to learn if your security clearance is eligible for reciprocal acceptance by the gaining agency.
If, after having reviewed the website, you believe that your security clearance was not reciprocally accepted in accordance with current policies, then complete the web- based form at the link and submit to the SSD point of contact for review and analysis
- Issues related to suitability for employment
- Agency medical examinationsNon security clearance hiring practices, processes and schedules
- Human Resource (HR) issues (i.e. pay and benefit information)
- Issues related to clearances that are out of date (i.e. exceeding 7 years, 5 years for some Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access (SAP) Programs)
- Security clearances not compatible with the level of access required for the new position
- Polygraph requirements
- Clearances granted on interim or temporary basis
- Clearances granted with exceptions to standards