National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) has the responsibility of conducting background investigations for over 100 Federal agencies – approximately 95 percent of the total background investigations government-wide.
Congress is just one step away from sending legislation to the President that will mandate regular reporting addressing the backlog of investigations and the progress on important clearance reform initiatives.
It’s easy to blame the government for the months it takes to complete a background investigation. But applicants create delays of their own. Here are three common problems with a security clearance application.