The most common causes of rejection include submission of application packages with incomplete information, e.g., subject not including the company submitting the investigation request as a current employer, missing SSN for spouse or co-habitant, fingerprint cards, information for relatives and failing to provide
What can cause you to fail a security clearance?
The Most Common Reasons for Being Denied Security ClearancesA history of poor credit choices.Deceptive or illegal financial activities including theft, embezzlement, tax evasion, and other financial “breach of trust” problems.A history of unpaid or late-paid debt.More items
Can bad credit prevent you from getting a security clearance?
So, even in the past, a bad credit score would potentially prevent you from receiving national security clearance. This means things like missed payments and collection accounts could result in a Service Member having their security clearance revoked.