Checklist Of Required Forms:

  • Electronic Security Questionnaire (e-Qip)

    eQIP Applicant Brochure Please be sure to read the applicant brochure before proceeding to completing e-Qip.

    Note: The following questions must be answered covering the previous 10 years: Residence and employment, Sections 9 and 11. Remember to print four sets and sign each signature page at the end of the process, prior to releasing form to agency.

    Security investigation data for sensitive positions (original and three copies, all with original signatures and dates). Forms have to be typed. There are NO EXCEPTIONS. The following questions must be answered covering the previous 10 years: 9, 10, 11, 12, 21, 22, 23, 29.
  • OF 306 - Declaration of Federal Employment
  • OF-612 - Optional Application for Federal Employment and/or Resume/Employment Application
  • DOJ 555-Disclosure and Authorization Pertaining to Consumer Reports Pursuant to the Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Dual Citizenship - Applicant certifies s/he is a dual citizen with the U.S. and another country Submit the above and submit 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;
    • Loyalty Statement
    • Foreign National Relatives or Associates
    • DOJ 488 Tax Check Waiver - Use the same ink for the candidate’s signature and date with no white out or erasures. Otherwise, IRS will not accept the form. Revised form was issued 4/00. If you answered on this form that you had or have had late tax filing(s), did not file tax return(s), have numerous tax filing extensions, was or currently on a payment plan, the following will be required:
      • A detailed explanation(s), copies of all documents pertaining to the years involved, and all correspondence with IRS.
  • DOJ 54(Must be accompanied by proof that you are an active member of a bar in good standing (either by printing verification from the web site of the applicable bar or a letter of good standing from a bar)).
  • Four Year Commitment
  • Applicant Status Certification
  • Employment Status Certification
  • Residence Information

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 Human Resources Security Office. Derogatory Information - i.e., bankruptcy, indebtedness, arrests, income tax issues, drug use, etc.

Please either Federal Express forms directly to the following address or make an appointment to have hand delivered to:

Human Resources Personnel Security Office
United States Attorney's Office
District of Columbia
555 Fourth St., N.W.
Room 5220
Washington, D.C. 20530
For additional information, please contact:
Melissa Newbell - (202) 252-6770

Updated February 24, 2017

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