How Easily Can I Obtain My Clearance Security, If My Initial Clearance Has Lapsed?


Many individuals who have held security clearance in the past often inquire about the reinstatement process once it has expired. It is important to note that a security clearance is only valid for a certain number of years.

After leaving a clearance job, the clearance remains active for a few years or less. If the clearance is not utilized within that period, it will expire, and a new investigation will be necessary to obtain another clearance.

The good news is that having previously held a security clearance makes you an attractive candidate to a potential employer. It is advisable to highlight this on your resume and inform the employer about your past clearance. The process of obtaining another clearance depends on the number of applicants, the level of clearance required, and the processing time of security clearance investigations.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the security clearance reinstatement process, contact the Law Office of Asya Hogue, Esq., for a free consultation, (904)884-5891 or email