Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO)

Standard Forms

These forms are used in administering the security classification programs in Government. The majority of these items are available online through the General Services Administration's (GSA) Federal Supply System.

  • Agency Security Classification Costs Estimates
    Data collection form that every Executive Branch agency submits on an annual basis to report Agency Security Classification Costs Estimates in various categories. 
  • SF-701 Activity Security Checklist
    A checklist that is filled out at the end of each day to ensure that classified materials are secured properly and allows for employee accountability in the event that irregularities are discovered.
  • SF-702 Security Container Check Sheet
    Provides a record of the names and times that persons have opened, closed and checked a particular container that holds classified information.
**NOTE** The following forms are available to U.S. government agencies, but cannot be placed on the website because of unique construction. It can be ordered by calling Global Supply customer assistance on 800-525-8027 Option 3. U.S. Government Departments, Agencies, and Offices can place an order for this form at or with either a government purchase card or AAC (Activity Address Code). The Stock Number is 7540-01-267-1158. NOTE: Government Contractors will need to have their Government Department, Agency, or Office sponsor their request before placing an order.
  • SF-700 Security Container Information
    Form that contains vital information about the security container in which it is located. This information includes location, container number, lock serial number, and contact information if the container is found open and unattended.

The following three cover sheets are placed on top of documents to clearly identify the classification level of the document and protect classified information from inadvertent disclosure.

  • SF-703 Top Secret Cover Sheet
  • SF-704 Secret Cover Sheet
  • SF-705 Confidential Cover Sheet

The following are placed on various forms of U.S. Government property (i.e. CDs, diskettes, computers, etc.) to clearly identify the classification level of the information located in or on that property.

  • SF-706 Top Secret Label
  • SF-707 Secret Label
  • SF-708 Confidential Label
  • SF-709 Classified Label
  • SF-710 Unclassified Label
  • SF-712 Classified SCI Label

The Standard Form (SF) 715, “Declassification Review Tab,” is the only tab approved for use by agencies working with Federal records under the automatic declassification provisions of E.O. 13526, “Classified National Security Information.” (See ISOO Notice 2009-02 for instructions).

  • SF-715 “Declassification Review Tab”