Berkeley Lab provides an open and collaborative research framework with visitors, affiliates, contractors, and employees from all over the world. The Laboratory conducts no classified work and classified materials are not allowed on site.
However, some Laboratory staff maintain security clearances and Site Security will assist you with the process. Approval for LBNL security clearances rests with the Laboratory Director.
The following matrix should be used to help you determine which type of request is right for your situation. Please click on the appropriate request type to access the applicable forms and review each process.
For more information about clearances, please contact LBNL-Clearances@lbl.gov