Federal Investigation Forms
In this form, an examining office or agency (Office of the Personnel Management or agency) is requested to determine whether an applicant is suitable for Federal employment subject to scrutiny based on factors set forth by them. If found unsuitable for Federal employment, many actions such as cancellation of eligibility, removal, debarment, and the like may apply. Likewise, this form is used to allow another bidder or applicant who has a preference eligibility to participate based upon conduct.
The Office of the Personnel Management-Federal Investigative Services webpage discusses about this request form. As a requester, you can request your own background investigation records from the Office of the Personnel Management-Federal Investigative Services (OPM-FIS) pursuant to the Freedom Information Act and the Privacy Act. The use of the Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Record Request form is not mandatory. However, you can use any other format provided you make sure that it contains a detailed description of the information you are requesting including sufficient personal identification data. Following the submission requirements will help you acquire your request without any further information, otherwise , no action being taken on your request.
The requester provides information to be used in locating and providing responsive records in compliance with the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. § 552), and/or the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. § 552a). To submit an accurate privacy act request, the requester needs to read and understand fully the Privacy Routine Use and the Disclosure Information (page 2 of the form).
Follow the instructions provided to you by the person whose purpose is to assist you in the completion of this form. Background investigations and reinvestigations being conducted by the U.S. Government using your honest responses on this questionnaire. The purpose is to determine whether or not the applicant or incumbent, either employed by the Government or working for the Government under the terms of the contract, is suitable for the job.
Follow the instructions and other clarifying requirements provided to you by the person whose purpose is to assist you in the completion of this form. Background investigations and re-investigations are being conducted by the U.S. Government using your honest responses on this questionnaire. The purpose is to develop information whether or not you are eligible for the public trust or sensitive position, expected to be reliable and loyal to the U.S. Government.
To ensure that this form will be accepted, answer all questions asked by typing and eligibly providing your answers. For some information about this form, start reading the instructions first on page 1 of the form.