There are five (5) options available for companies to meet the Department of Defense (DoD) mandate to transition to electronic capture and submission of fingerprint images in support of all background investigations. You may implement one or more of the following options based on funding, mission needs and geographic locations.
"To reform the intelligence community and the intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, and for other purposes"Download Act (↓ PDF)
Policy for a Common Identification Standard for Federal Employees and Contractors.Read More »
The National Industrial Security Program (NISP) is a partnership between the federal government and private industry to safeguard classified information.Download Executive Order 12829 (↓ PDF)
"By memorandum dated July 29, 2010, the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence issued a requirement for Department of Defense (DoD) components to transition to electronic capture and submission of fingerprint images in support of all background investigations by December 31, 2013 (e-Fingerprint memo). In an effort to comply with this mandate the Defense Security Service (DSS) is providing guidance to assist companies participating in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) to transition to electronic fingerprinting. Additionally, this transition will support goals established by the Intelligence Reform andTerrorism Prevention Act of 2004 and the implementation of Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12." - U.S. Department of DefenseDoD e-Fingerprint Memo (↓ PDF) Electronic Fingerprint Capture Options for Industry (↓ PDF)
All cleared companies listed in the Industrial Security Facilities Database must submit electronic fingerprint files to the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) for National Industrial Security Program (NISP) applicants.Industrial Security Facilities Database (ISFD)