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    Background Investigations Federal Investigations Notices

     

    2015

    OPM-FIS issues Federal Investigations Notices (FIN) to its customer agencies to inform the agencies of changes in the investigation process, to clarify policy, or to announce upcoming events. The notices are usually sent to the agencies' human resources and personnel security offices and made available on the OPM-FIS website and OPMIS Portal. There is no regular schedule for FIN issuances.

    FIN NumberDateDescription
    FIN 15-04 07/21/2015 Immediate and Retroactive FY 2015 Price Adjustment
    FIN 15-03 11/04/2014 Implementation of Federal Investigative Standards for Tier 1 and Tier 2 Investigations
    FIN 15-02 10/24/2014 Revised Standard Form 87 Fingerprint Chart Implementation
    FIN 15-01 10/14/2014 Reminder Regarding Requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act

    2014

    OPM-FIS issues Federal Investigations Notices (FIN) to its customer agencies to inform the agencies of changes in the investigation process, to clarify policy, or to announce upcoming events. The notices are usually sent to the agencies' human resources and personnel security offices and made available on the OPM-FIS website and OPMIS Portal. There is no regular schedule for FIN issuances.

    FIN NumberDateDescription
    FIN 14-07 09/29/2014 Investigations Reimbursable Billing Rates Effective October 1, 2014
    FIN 14-06 09/29/2014 Special Agreement Check and Reimbursable Suitability/Security Investigation Billing Rates Effective October 1, 2014
    FIN 14-05 09/25/2014 FY 2015 Office of Personnel Management’s Federal Investigative Services Implementation of Treasury Accounting Symbol Requirements
    FIN 14-04 08/08/2014 Investigation Processing for Positions Designated as Criminal Justice Employment
    FIN 14-03 05/21/2014 Use of the Treasury Account Symbol (TAS) Field for Processing Background Investigations within OPM’s Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (e-QIP) System
    FIN 14-02 04/08/2014 Resequenced Investigative Packet
    FIN 14-01 01/30/2014

    FILE FORMAT OBSOLETE. REFER TO THE OPM SECURE PORTAL LIBRARY FOR THE UPDATED VERSION.

    Changes to the Central Verification System in Support of Executive Order 13549, “Classified National Security Information Program for State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Entities"

    2013

    OPM-FIS issues Federal Investigations Notices (FIN) to its customer agencies to inform the agencies of changes in the investigation process, to clarify policy, or to announce upcoming events. The notices are usually sent to the agencies' human resources and personnel security offices and made available on the OPM-FIS website and OPMIS Portal. There is no regular schedule for FIN issuances.

    FIN NumberDateDescription
    FIN 13-08 08/30/2013 Special Agreement and Reimbursable Suitability/Security Investigation Price Schedule for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014
    FIN 13-07 08/30/2013 Investigations Reimbursable Billing Rates for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014
    FIN 13-06 06/07/2013 2012 OPM Guardian Award
    FIN 13-05 06/04/2013 Discontinuing Acceptance of Hardcopy Requests for Investigations
    FIN 13-04 05/15/2013 New Process for Investigation Service Providers to Report Background Investigations Data
    FIN 13-03 05/13/2013 Daily Notifications from OPM
    FIN 13-02 04/19/2013 Revised Instructions for Completing Question 21, Standard Form 86, "Questionnaire for National Security Positions"
    FIN 13-01 03/01/2013

    Financial Fields for Processing Background Investigations

    2012

    OPM-FIS issues Federal Investigations Notices (FIN) to its customer agencies to inform the agencies of changes in the investigation process, to clarify policy, or to announce upcoming events. The notices are usually sent to the agencies' human resources and personnel security offices and made available on the OPM-FIS website and OPMIS Portal. There is no regular schedule for FIN issuances.

    FIN NumberDateDescription
    FIN 12-08 09/14/2012 Special Agreement and Reimbursable Suitability/Security Investigation Price Schedule for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013
    FIN 12-07 09/14/2012 Investigations Reimbursable Billing Rates for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013
    FIN 12-06 06/11/2012 Revised Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment
    FIN 12-05 05/31/2012 Social Security Number National Agency Check
    FIN 12-04 02/09/2012 Security and Suitability Investigations Index (SII), Central Verification System (CVS), National Agency Check (NAC) Item
    FIN 12-03 12/01/2011 Additional Training Opportunities in Preparation for Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing 3.0 (e-QIP 3.0) Implementation
    FIN 12-02 11/30/2011 2011 OPM Guardian Award
    FIN 12-01 11/21/2011 Guidance for Moving between OPM Investigative Products

    2011

    OPM-FIS issues Federal Investigations Notices (FIN) to its customer agencies to inform the agencies of changes in the investigation process, to clarify policy, or to announce upcoming events. The notices are usually sent to the agencies' human resources and personnel security offices and made available on the OPM-FIS website and OPMIS Portal. There is no regular schedule for FIN issuances.

    FIN NumberDateDescription
    FIN 11-07 08/29/2011 Discontinuing the 2008 Standard Form (SF) 86; Implementing the Fully Electronic 2010 SF 86
    FIN 11-06 08/29/2011 Special Agreement Price Schedule
    FIN 11-05 08/29/2011 Investigations Reimbursable Billing Rates for FY 2012
    FIN 11-04 08/29/2011 Continuous Efforts to Align with Reciprocity Goals and Timeliness Standards
    FIN 11-03 03/23/2011 Revised Standard Form 86 Implementation
    FIN 11-02 03/03/2011

    FILE FORMAT OBSOLETE. REFER TO THE OPM SECURE PORTAL LIBRARY FOR THE UPDATED VERSION.

    New Data File for Central Verification System (CVS)
    FIN 11-01 11/15/2010 2010 OPM Guardian Award

    2010

    OPM-FIS issues Federal Investigations Notices (FIN) to its customer agencies to inform the agencies of changes in the investigation process, to clarify policy, or to announce upcoming events. The notices are usually sent to the agencies' human resources and personnel security offices and made available on the OPM-FIS website and OPMIS Portal. There is no regular schedule for FIN issuances.

    FIN NumberDateDescription
    FIN 10-09 09/01/2010 Special Agreement Price Schedule
    FIN 10-08 09/01/2010 Aligned Investigations Reimbursable Billing Rates for FY 2011
    08/24/2010 Executive Agents' Memo Regarding Aligning OPM Investigative Levels with Reform Concepts
    FIN 10-07 08/31/2010 Periodic Assessment Special Agreement Check
    FIN 10-06 08/11/2010 Position Designation Requirements
    FIN 10-05 05/17/2010 Reminder to Agencies of the Standards for Issuing Identity Credentials Under HSPD-12
    FIN 10-04 03/18/2010 Enhancements to the Central Verification System (CVS) for Reciprocity
    FIN 10-03 03/18/2010 INV FORM 79A, Report of Agency Adjudicative Action on OPM Personnel Investigations
    FIN 10-02 01/06/2010 2009 OPM Guardian Award
    FIN 10-01 03/22/2010 Web-Based Quality Assessment Tool and Toll Free Hotline

    2009

    OPM-FIS issues Federal Investigations Notices (FIN) to its customer agencies to inform the agencies of changes in the investigation process, to clarify policy, or to announce upcoming events. The notices are usually sent to the agencies' human resources and personnel security offices and made available on the OPM-FIS website and OPMIS Portal. There is no regular schedule for FIN issuances.

    FIN NumberDateDescription
    FIN 09-06 09/18/2009 Changes to 5 CFR part 731, Suitability Regulations
    FIN 09-05 08/03/2009 Investigations Reimbursable Billing Rates for FY 2010
    FIN 09-04 03/06/2009 Investigative Request Using Recovery Act Funding
    FIN 09-03 01/05/2009 New Position Designation System and Automated Tool
    FIN 09-02 12/18/2008 2008 OPM Guardian Award
    FIN 09-01 11/10/2008 Case Bundling

    2008

    OPM-FIS issues Federal Investigations Notices (FIN) to its customer agencies to inform the agencies of changes in the investigation process, to clarify policy, or to announce upcoming events. The notices are usually sent to the agencies' human resources and personnel security offices and made available on the OPM-FIS website and OPMIS Portal. There is no regular schedule for FIN issuances.

    FIN NumberDateDescription
    FIN 08-05 09/04/2008 Special Agreement Price Schedule
    FIN 08-04 09/04/2008 Investigations Reimbursable Billing Rates for FY 2009
    FIN 08-03 08/08/2008 Revised Standard Form 86
    FIN 08-02 08/08/2008 Electronic Delivery of Completed Investigations
    FIN 08-01 05/01/2008 Completing Question 21 on the Standard Form (SF) 86, Questionnaire for National Security Positions

    2007

    OPM-FIS issues Federal Investigations Notices (FIN) to its customer agencies to inform the agencies of changes in the investigation process, to clarify policy, or to announce upcoming events. The notices are usually sent to the agencies' human resources and personnel security offices and made available on the OPM-FIS website and OPMIS Portal. There is no regular schedule for FIN issuances.

    FIN NumberDateDescription
    FIN 07-08 09/25/2007 Revised Investigations Reimbursable Billing Rates for FY 2008 Notification of Increase in FBI National Name Check Search User Fee
    FIN 07-07 08/29/2007 Special Agreement Price Schedule
    FIN 07-06 08/29/2007 Investigations Reimbursable Billing Rates for FY 2008
    FIN 07-05 08/01/2007 Reporting adjudicative actions based on OPM investigations
    FIN 07-04 07/18/2007 2007 OPM Guardian Award
    FIN 07-03 02/5/2007 Request for Determination or Advisory, INV 60 (Formerly OFI 86A)
    FIN 07-02 02/9/2007 Verification of Immigration/Citizenship Status
    FIN 07-01 10/6/2006 Revision of the OPM "Closed Pending" Process

    2006

    OPM-FIS issues Federal Investigations Notices (FIN) to its customer agencies to inform the agencies of changes in the investigation process, to clarify policy, or to announce upcoming events. The notices are usually sent to the agencies' human resources and personnel security offices and made available on the OPM-FIS website and OPMIS Portal. There is no regular schedule for FIN issuances.

    FIN NumberDateDescription
    FIN 06-09 09/11/2006 Special Agreement Price Schedule
    FIN 06-08 09/11/2006 Investigations Reimbursable Billing for FY 2007
    FIN 06-07 08/29/2006 Coverage Changes for Access National Agency Check with Inquiries (ANACI) and National Agency Check with Law and Credit (NACLC) Investigations for FY 2007
    FIN 06-06 07/6/2006 Revised Standard Forms 87/87A, Fingerprint Chart
    FIN 06-05 06/21/2006 2006 OPM Guardian Award
    FIN 06-04 06/8/2006 Advanced Fingerprint Results
    FIN 06-03 04/13/2006 Implementation of Centralized Clearance Database
    FIN 06-02 03/16/2006 Delayed Birth Certificates
    FIN 06-01 02/6/2006 Requesting the Phased Periodic Reinvestigation

    2005

    OPM-FIS issues Federal Investigations Notices (FIN) to its customer agencies to inform the agencies of changes in the investigation process, to clarify policy, or to announce upcoming events. The notices are usually sent to the agencies' human resources and personnel security offices and made available on the OPM-FIS website and OPMIS Portal. There is no regular schedule for FIN issuances.

    FIN NumberDateDescription
    FIN 05-05 09/28/2005 Credit Scoring Product
    FIN 05-04 09/16/2005 Reinvestigation Products for Positions Requiring Q, Top Secret or SCI Access
    FIN 05-03 09/16/2005 Special Agreement Price Schedule
    FIN 05-02 09/16/2005 Investigations Reimbursable Billing Rates for FY 2006
    FIN 05-02D 09/16/2005 Investigations Reimbursable Billing Rates for FY 2006 for the Department of Defense
    FIN 05-01 03/1/2005 Interpol Searches

    2004

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    2000-1997

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    2000
    FIN NumberDateDescription
    FIN 00-04 03/13/2000 Electronic Submissions to OPM's Fingerprint transaction System
    Attachment 1
    FIN 00-03 03/13/2000 OPM Implementation of Fingerprint transaction System
    1999
    FIN NumberDateDescription
    FIN 99-01 10/23/1998 FINCEN
    1998
    FIN NumberDateDescription
    FIN 98-02 03/06/1998 Fair Credit Reporting Act
    1997
    FIN NumberDateDescription
    FIN 97-06 11/25/1997 Submitting Investigative Requests
    FIN 97-05 08/19/1997 Child Care Provider Investigations
    FIN 97-02 07/29/1997 Executive Order 12968 and Investigative Standards for Background Investigations for Access to Classified Information
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