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Appendix A to Part 25—Fees for NRC Access Authorization

The NRC application fee for an access authorization of type… Is the sum of the current OPM investigation billing rate charged for an investigation of type… Plus the NRC's processing fee (rounded to the nearest dollar), which is equal to the OPM investigation billing rate for the type of investigation referenced multiplied by…
Initial "L" access authorization1 ANACI—Access National Agency Check with Inquiries (Standard Service, Code C). 55.8%
Reinstatement of "L" access authorization2 No fee assessed for most applications.  
Renewal of "L" access authorization 1 NACLC—National Agency Check with Law and Credit (Standard Service, Code C). 55.8%
Initial "Q" access authorization SSBI—Single Scope Background Investigation (Standard Service, Code C). 55.8%
Initial "Q" access authorization (expedited processing) SSBI—Single Scope Background Investigation (Priority Handling, Code A). 55.8%
Reinstatement of "Q" access authorization2 No fee assessed for most applications.  
Renewal of "Q" access authorization1 SSBI–PR—Periodic Reinvestigation for SSBI (Standard
Service, Code C).
55.8%

1If the NRC determines, based on its review of available data, that a single scope investigation is necessary, the appropriate fee for an Initial "Q" access authorization will be assessed before the conduct of investigation.

2Full fee will only be charged if an investigation is required.

[64 FR 15649, Apr. 1, 1999; 68 FR 62512, Nov. 5, 2003; 68 FR 65765, Nov. 21, 2003; 72 FR 27408, May 16, 2007; 77 FR 26153, May 3, 2012; 77 FR 46258, Aug. 3, 2012]

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