Checklist of required forms:
- SF-86, Electronic Security Questionnaire (e-Qip)
the SF-86, Security Questionnaire, is filled out by accessing the following link: www.opm.gov/e-qip.
All questions must be answered covering the previous 10 years. The form will not be certified or released until requested to do so by a representative from the Administrative Division.
- e-Qip applicant brochure (pdf) Please be sure to read the applicant brochure before proceeding to completing e-Qip.
- OF-306 - Declaration of Federal Employment
- OFI-36 - Single Scope, Additional Data for Single Scope Background Investigations and Other Background Investigations.
This form is only applicable under the following conditions:
- Immediate family members are resident aliens or U.S. citizens other than by birth;
- Current spouse is foreign born
- Co-inhabitant(s) and any other persons to whom applicant is bound by affection or obligation who may be subject to duress by a foreign power
- If the OFI-36 is applicable, also complete the Foreign National Relatives or Associates Statement, listed below.
- Foreign National Relatives or Associates Statement
- Resume or other form of employment application (information for education/employment must match that shown on the electronic security questionnaire identified above)
- DOJ-555 - Disclosure and Authorization Pertaining to Consumer Reports Pursuant to the Fair Credit Reporting Act
- I-9 - Employment Eligibility Verification
- Dual Citizenship/Loyalty Statement - Applicant certifies s/he is a dual citizen with the U.S. and another country Submit the above along with one copy of the following, if applicable:
- Letter of explanation stating why the applicant feels s/he is a dual citizen with the U.S. and another country;
- SF-87A – Fingerprint Cards
Fingerprint cards will be mailed to you upon request and you can be fingerprinted at any local police station. Or, you can make an appointment to return your completed forms and be fingerprinted in the Administrative Division Security Section.
- Derogatory Information - i.e., bankruptcy, indebtedness, arrests, income tax issues, drug use, etc.
- Provide a letter of explanation addressing each derogatory issue
- Provide supporting documents, e.g., canceled payment checks.
Please Federal Express forms directly to the following address or make an appointment to have hand delivered to:
United States Attorney's Office
Administrative Security Section
Southern District of Texas
ATTN: Dell Mara Lovell
1000 Louisiana, Suite 2300
Houston, Texas 77002
For additional information, please contact:
Dell Mara Lovell, Human Resources Officer – 713.567.9333 – Dell.Mara.Lovell@usdoj.gov
Elizabeth Williams, Human Resources Assistant – 713.567.9151 – Elizabeth.Williams2@usdoj.gov
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