OFFICIAL-SENSITIVE (WHEN COMPLETED
Handling Instruction: Vetting-in-Confidence
Once your completed Security Appraisal Form has been received your records
will be updated. Security teams/controllers or vetting officers may need to
make follow-up enquiries concerning information that you provide, particularly
where your personal circumstances have changed
Please contact the vetting authority or your Departmental or Site Security
Officer if you have any questions relating to any aspect of this form or the
annual security appraisal process.
A data processing privacy notice explaining how your data is stored and
handled in the course of national security vetting is available online at
Have your personal circumstances changed within
this appraisal period? (Such as (a) getting married,
entering a Civil Partnership or starting to live with a
partner as a couple, (b) change of forename or
surname, (c) criminal conviction, arrest or caution, (d)
changed, new or revoked nationality, including
naturalisation, (e) a substantial change in financial
circumstances, both loss and gain, (f) begun living
with a new co-resident in shared accommodation (DV
If you answered ‘Yes’, have you completed and
submitted a Change of Personal Circumstances
form to report these changes?
• IMPORTANT - It is your personal responsibility to
complete a Change of Personal Circumstances
(CPC) form as soon as any of these events occur.
• Failure to do so can result in your clearance
• If you have not already done so, you must now
complete and submit a CPC form to inform us of
your change of circumstances.
If you answer ‘Yes’ to any of the following questions in Section 2, 3 or 4,
please give details on the continuation sheet (Page 6), quoting the
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