FAQ - Restrictions For Candidates

Can I still apply if I have a criminal record?

You may be considered even if you have a criminal record. However, the details of the offence will be evaluated during the application process, and the circumstances may or may not jeopardize your ability to receive a Top Secret Security Clearance.

Can I still apply if I've received traffic violations?

Excessive infractions may force the Service to question a candidate's judgement and, therefore, his or her eligibility for a Top Security Clearance.

For jobs that require a driver's licence, is it acceptable if I only have my learner's permit?

Candidate's for those positions must have a full driver's licence.