Who is considered a foreign contact?
Section 19 – Foreign Contacts:
Provide any foreign national whom you have, or have had, close and/or continuing contact with within the last seven years with whom you, or your spouse, or cohabitant are bound by affection, influence, common interest, and/or obligation.
What counts as foreign contact clearance?
Foreign Contacts: All cleared personnel must report contacts with individuals of any foreign nationality, either within or outside the scope of their official activities, in which: “Illegal or unauthorized access is sought to classified or otherwise sensitive information.
What is considered continuing contact?
The relationship must have existed within the last seven (7) years; AND. A bond of affection, influence, common interests, and/or obligation must exist between the foreign national and the applicant or the applicant’s spouse/cohabitant.
Can you have foreign friends with security clearance?
Having foreign connections does not mean that one cannot hold a security clearance. Many thousands of federal employees and government contractors retain their security clearances even if they have immigrated to the United States and have relatives that still live in other countries.
How do I report foreign contacts?
As a general rule, you should report any relationship with a foreign national that involves bonds of friendship, affection or personal obligation. Contact with a representative or an element of a foreign government that is not part of your official duties should also be reported.
Is a green card holder a foreign national?
Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR) (persons issued a ‘green card’) showing they have been granted the right to permanently reside in the U.S., are considered foreign nationals until they become naturalized.
What must be reported if you hold a security clearance?
The unauthorized receipt of classified material; Significant vulnerabilities discovered in equipment or systems designed to protect classified information. You must immediately report any situation related to actual, probable, or possible espionage, sabotage, or subversive activities directed at the United States.
What are the 13 adjudicative guidelines?
The 13 Adjudicative Guidelines for determining eligibility to perform sensitive duties:
- Allegiance to the U.S.
- Foreign influence.
- Foreign preference.
- Sexual behavior.
- Personal conduct.
- Financial considerations.
- Alcohol consumption.
- Drug involvement.
What should I report to FSO?
Report the information to your Facility Security Officer (FSO)
- Any arrest regardless if charges are dropped or dismissed.
- Domestic Violence.
- Warrants or Failure to Appear.
- Restraining Order.
- Violation of probation.
- Possession of any controlled substance to include marijuana.
What is a foreign contact SF 86?
Section 19 of Standard Form 86 (SF 86), for example, asks: Do you have, or have you had, close and/or continuing contact with a foreign national within the last seven (7) years with whom you, or your spouse, or cohabitant are bound by affection, influence, common interests, and/or obligation?
What constitutes close and continuing contact?
If personnel have sexual or otherwise intimate contact on more than one occasion with the same foreign national, regardless of circumstances or likelihood for follow-up contact, the relationship must be reported as close and continuing contact, even if there is no expectation of future contact.
Is a foreign national?
A foreign national is any person (including an organization) who is not a national of a specific country. For example, in the US a foreign national is something or someone who is neither a citizen nor a national of the United States.