consultant certificate, with

instructions for use. Microsoft

Word document.


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NISPOM Consultant Certificate

Clause 2-212 of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (DoD 5220.22-M)

addresses the issue of companies/organizations (users) employing consultants. If a

consultant is to access classified information (i.e. hold a security clearance) to do the user's

work, the user must sponsor the consultant's security clearance. Clause 2-212 of the NISPOM

requires that "The consultant and the using contractor shall jointly execute a consultant

certificate setting forth respective security responsibilities." Please see below for a NISPOM-

compliant sample consultant certificate that can be customized to your organization's


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