Request a security clearance or give consent electronically

A public authority or private employer may request a security clearance online.

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Employers and other security clearance clients

Concise or standard form security clearances should be requested online.

Electronic transactions require authentication via the service and use of authorisations.

A paper form is still required for a comprehensive security clearance.

To request a comprehensive security clearance, complete the paper form and send it by encrypted e-mail to [email protected].

Employees and other security clearance vetting subjects

Subjects of concise or standard security clearance vetting may complete the application with their own details and consent to the vetting process electronically.

Electronic transactions require strong authentication with online banking credentials, a mobile digital certificate or a certificate card.