What is Accreditation Check (AC) Clearance?

Spinwell Global

Posted Mar 21, 2023

What is Accreditation Check (AC) Clearance?

Accreditation Check (AC)

An AC clearance is normally valid for up to five years, provided the sponsor organisation complies with the ongoing provision of data, as required by aviation security regulations. Where this is not done, an AC clearance is valid for 12 months.

Some elements of the verification may be undertaken by the employer, airport operator or air carrier. Checks are limited to the individual only.

Who needs it and what it provides access to

Individuals who are to be employed in posts which:

What checks are involved

Verification of:

Spinwell has extensive experience in the UK’s Defence, security and public sector. Please contact us if you would like to find Security cleared candidates, a new role or would like to discuss how Spinwell can advise you in obtaining or holding a Security Clearance, by emailing advisory@spinwellglobal.com or by calling 0203 510 9454

*Information Source – gov.uk


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