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Applications are accepted electronically or by fax. If you are unable to submit your application electronically, please contact the Personnel Division at (202) 406-6090. Hearing impaired applicants may dial TTY (202) 406-5390 for assistance.

How to Apply

All applicants must submit an OF 612 (Optional Application for Federal Employment), an SF 171 (Application for Federal Employment), a resume, or any other application form that includes the information cited in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) brochure OF 510 (Applying for a Federal Job). Applicants who submit an OF 612 or a resume must also include an OF 306 (Declaration for Federal Employment). Copies of these materials may be obtained via the Office of Personnel Management's web site at Further, applicants must respond to the required knowledge, skills and abilities listed in the each specific vacancy announcement.

For your convenience, the Secret Service has combined all necessary materials into a single screen-fillable Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF) file that enables you to download the form to a diskette or your hard drive, fill out the form, and save your work.

Adobe Acrobat Reader logoPlease Note: It is essential that you use version 8.0 (or higher) of Adobe Acrobat to complete the forms; previous versions will not allow you to save your work. If you do not already have the software, please follow this link to get the free download.

Once you've completed the Acrobat package, you have two ways to submit your application:

    You may submit your application via e-mail to address  Instructions for doing this are provided within the OmniForm file.

  2. VIA FAX
    The FAX numbers for the Secret Service Personnel Division application lines are:
    • (202) 406-6844
    • (202) 406-5613
    If you elect to fax your application, mark each page of your application with your name, Social Security Number.

    The application package may be hand carried to the U.S. Secret Service field office nearest your home address.

    Directory of U.S. Secret Service Field Offices

Electronic Forms

Preliminary Application Package for Professional, Technical, Administrative and Clerical Positions
 PDF file type icon  Adobe Acrobat

Follow this link for the Preliminary Application Package for Uniformed Division Positions

Follow this link for the Preliminary Application Package for Special Agent Positions

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