Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO)

NISP DSS Initiatives

Memorandum of Agreement

***Notice***: On February 2, 2010, a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was signed that detailed actions to be taken to transfer DoD enterprise personnel security IT systems from the Defense Security Service (DSS) to the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC).

Requests for FOIA/PA records maintained in the IRR, DCII, SWFT, or JPAS. Effective Feb. 28, 2011, all such requests for records should be submitted to the DMDC Office of FOIA/PA at:

Defense Manpower Data Center
ATTN: Privacy Act Office
P.O. Box 168
Boyers, PA 16020-0168

The following are products restricted to authorized users.

The Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (e-QIP)

The Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (e-QIP) has replaced the Electronic Personnel Security Questionnaire (EPSQ) as the automated request for personnel security investigations and clearances within the Department of Defense (DoD).

More information on the (e-QIP) please visit:

Facility Verification Request (FVR) application & Industrial Security Facilities Database (ISFD)

The FVR application is a web-enabled application providing access to information about facilities clearances status.

The ISFD will provide users with a nationwide perspective on National Industrial Security Program related facilities, as well as facilities under DSS oversight in the DoD conventional AA&E program. ISFD data will also provide source data for the DoD Joint Personnel Adjudicative System (JPAS) and the Facility Verification Request (FVR) application.

This information is provided only to the following groups:

  • Cleared Facilities
  • Department of Defense Elements
  • U.S. Federal Government Agencies under the National Industrial Security Program (NISP)
  • Military contracting and security authorities

The Defense Clearance and Investigations Index (DCII)

*Effective July 26, 2010 DCII is managed by DMDC. The DCII is operated and maintained on behalf of the DoD components and DASD (I&S).

More information on the FVR, ISFD, and DCII may be found at

Additional Information on DSS

For questions on any of the initiatives please visit DSS: