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A background investigation is required when working for or on behalf of the United States Federal Government.
At DCSA, we perform investigations on individuals working for or on behalf of the Executive Branch of the United States per Executive Order 13467, as amended. We also complete some background investigations for other branches of the government when it is the most efficient use of Government resources and in the best interest of National Security.
Before you get started, learn more about the investigation process. If you have questions about your background investigation, please talk with your current or prospective employer.