Filling out a security clearance application, or SF-86, can be nerve-wracking, especially if you have a few skeletons in your closet. Fortunately for most applicants, there are a number of issues, from criminal conduct to foreign connections, that aren’t automatic ground for a security clearance denial.
Please note that every clearance case is different, and this video is not offering legal advice or council. If you’re facing serious pitfalls or concerns, work with your facility security officer or seek professional security clearance assistance.
For more information on rebutting and appealing security clearance denials please read