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    Frequently Asked Questions::Can I lose my security clearance if I had to file bankruptcy in the past...

    Can I lose my security clearance if I had to file bankruptcy in the past year?

    Your employing agency is responsible for making this determination.  Executive Order 12968, as amended, sets forth the responsibility and requirements for agency heads to determine the need for employees within the agency to have access to classified information, in addition to the eligibility requirements for being granted access and maintaining such access. 

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