The security clearance procedure seeks to prevent activities that endanger national security or significant private economic interests and business security. Supo conducts both personnel and facility security clearances.
Security clearance vetting seeks to prevent information of importance to Finland’s security from falling into the wrong hands. Security clearance vetting is only conducted for functions specified by law.
Security clearance vetting will be conducted when you are appointed to a position of importance to Finland’s national security or interests.
Supo only performs security clearance vettings when there are statutory grounds for doing so.
Facility security clearance assesses the reliability of responsible individuals in the enterprise, its level of data security, and its ability to discharge its commitments.
We have compiled responses to Frequently Asked Questions on this site.
Concise or standard form security clearances should be requested online. Subjects of concise or standard security clearance vetting may complete the application with their own details and consent to the vetting process electronically.
Details of security clearance vetting subjects have been recorded in the security clearance register since 2015. Supo is the controller of the security clearance register.