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DS Public Affairs
For general information or questions about DS.
571-345-2502
DSPublicAffairs@state.gov

Mailing address:

DS Public Affairs
Bureau of Diplomatic Security
U.S. Department of State
Washington, DC 20522-2008


DS Recruitment
For information concerning jobs in DS.
571-345-3783
DSRecruitment@state.gov


Security Clearances
For information on the Department of State’s security clearance process, or to inquire into the status of your security clearance application.
Available between 6:00 A.M. and 10:00 P.M., EST
571-345-3186 or toll-free: 1-866-643-4636 (1-866-643-INFO)
SecurityClearance@state.gov


Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC)
For assistance to the American private sector on overseas security matters.
571-345-2223
www.osac.gov


Terrorism
The Rewards for Justice (RFJ) Program maintains a dedicated tip line to provide information on past or planned acts of international terrorism against the United States.
Toll-free: 1-800-877-3927 (1-800-USREWARDS)
www.rewardsforjustice.net


Criminal Investigations
Please click here for DS field office contact information.


DS Command Center
For emergency or after-hours contact.
571-345-3146 or toll-free: 1-866-217-2089