International

Responsibilities

On behalf of the agency, participates in negotiations of international industrial security arrangements with other governments, e.g. Program Security Instructions (PSIs), and liaises with policy offices within the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Military Department elements, and export agencies, i.e., State Department, Commerce and the Department of Homeland Security, (DHS) on international issues. This includes recommendation on international aspects of the NISPOM and other Department of Defense (DoD) policy and regulatory documentation.

International Operations:

  • Transportation/Hand Carry Plans
  • Security Violations of Foreign Government Classified
  • Freight Forwarders Process
  • Foreign Government Visits to DSS
  • NATO Sub-registry for Cleared Industry
  • Email: contact your local DSS field office

International Assurance / Visit:

  • International Outgoing Visit Requests Cleared U.S. industry employees
  • Foreign Facility Security Clearance (FSC) Verification Requests
  • Security Assurances for U.S. and Foreign Nationals
  • Limited Access Authorizations (LAAs) requests for Non-U.S. Citizens
  • NATO Security Clearance Certification Verifications for Foreign Nationals
  • NATO Facility Security Clearance Certificate
  • NATO Direct Hire Program
  • For visits, send via fax to 571-305-6010. (Please DO NOT send encrypted emails at this time)
  • Email: dss.iab@mail.mil

Additional Requirements as Delegated by the Designated Security Authority OUSD (P):

  • National Disclosure Policy Committee (NDPC) Site Survey Team
  • Treaty Support (New Start, CWC, Open Skies)
  • Multi-National Industrial Security Working Group
  • NATO Security Council Working Group