Clearance Upgrade Request – Upgrades an individual’s clearance from a DOE L to a DOE Q type clearance when the duties of the current position require a higher level of access to classified information.
Prior to completing paperwork, please ensure that the SNL Manager or delegate has created an active relationship for the individual requiring a security clearance in Enterprise Person.
PERSEC 5633.33 - NNSA Personnel Security Clearance Action Request
On this form select "UPGRADE" as the available clearance action
A member of SNL management is required to complete the following:
- Clearance Justification Narrative to justify the DOE clearance.
- Supervisor Certification fields
- Sandia Personnel Security requires a minimum of 5 working days to process a request.
- All three required forms must be submitted together.
Sandia / New Mexico Personnel Security Clearance Office
Fax: (505) 844-9739 or
Sandia/California Visitor Control Office
Fax: (925) 294-1330 or
Clearance paperwork becomes Official Use Only (OUO) information when completed. OUO information must be encrypted with Entrust when transmitted over a network (including e-mail). Fax completed clearance paperwork if you do not have Entrust.
SF 7643-CEC- Contractor/Consultant Badge/Clearance Request Form
- Request may not exceed the contract expiration date.
- In Section 3, Badge Request, select "Clearance In Process (issue uncleared badge)."
The SNL Requester must be an SNL employee.
A member of SNL management is required to complete Section 5, Approving SNL Manager.
|DOE F 5631.18, Security Acknowledgement Form
||The individual must read, sign and return the form to the Personnel Security Clearance Office.
When do I submit the forms and where?
An automatic e-mail notification from Personnel Security will be distributed
to the SNL Requester listed on SF 7643-CEC, Contractor/Consultant Badge/Clearance Request Form. The SNL Requester can notify the contractor to report to the Badge Office to pick up their badge upon receipt of the automatic e-mail notification.
How will my contractor receive the clearance instructions and paperwork?
When the above forms are submitted, Personnel Security will distribute an e-mail to the clearance applicant with additional paperwork and instructions.