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I am with a consumer reporting company and have been asked if I am OPM classified to do backgroung checks at a Federal Waste Disposal Plant. Can I become approved and what are the required checks that would have to be done to conform to your standards?

OPM conducts background investigations for the U.S. Government.  These investigations are completed by a combination of Federal employees and contract investigators under contract to and with the oversight of OPM.  Additionally, a few Federal entities have been delegated authority to complete their own background investigations and some use contract investigators to perform that function.   OPM does not "classify" or otherwise approve commercial organizations to complete background investigations.  

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