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The in-depth survey requested for employees with moderate, low-risk and non-sensitive positions is a National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (ENAI). The ENAI is carried out by OPM. This investigation covers a five-year area that includes an FBI fingerprint check, investigation review and files, the OPM Security Index and Investigations Index, national credit bureaus and related military records, written requests to law enforcement, former employers and superiors, personal references and schools. Full-Field Background Investigation (FFI) is required for employees with high-risk positions. This study covers a period of seven years and includes checks of national agencies, as described in the ENAI, a personal specialized interview, employment, autonomy and unemployment coverage, training verification, stays, former employers and repressive controls. 1 The field requirements for the ATN box are filled with more than 3 characters; Cut with 30 characters; and must not contain points or „special characters.” Once the investigation is completed by PSIO, it is assigned to a staff safety specialist for evaluation. The tradesman analyses the information and, if necessary, conducts further studies or interviews. It is recommended that a certificate of favourable aptitude be granted or refused. THE PSIO informs the coordinating office of its recommendation. The coordinating office verifies and works with PSIO to make a final decision. The revision of the Special Agreement Check, which is a limited investigation (or a number of controls) that is carried out only as part of a special agreement between OPM and an agency.

The SAC offers an alternative procedure that allows IS to obtain searches specifically tailored to its specific needs and includes: Security Agency Checks, FBI National Criminal History Checks and Law Enforcement Checks. IF uses the CAS for all pre-deadline investigations. This figure is 7:00 a.m. – 16:00 p.m. EST. For service periods, holidays and weekends, the applicant can leave a message and someone will contact them on the first business day after the call.