UKSV National Security Vetting: change of personal circumstances

Change of personal circumstances form produced by United Kingdom Security Vetting. Only for use by holders of a current DV, SC or CTC security clearance.


Change of personal circumstances

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The Change of Personal Circumstances (CPC) Questionnaire should be completed if you hold a DV, SC or CTC security clearance and there is a significant change to your personal circumstances.

Once completed, the form should be submitted electronically to UKSV. To complete the form electronically, open the attached PDF document and enter your details. Save a copy of the completed CPC to your desktop, then email the completed form as an attachment to

From 1st September 2020, UKSV will only accept forms submitted by post under exceptional circumstances, where either a concern over privacy or accessibility exists. UKSV remain committed to the vetting system being open and available to everyone, so in order to utilise this service the agreement for submitting a form by post must have been obtained from UKSV at prior to submission, with the email Subject title – ‘PAPER FORM REQUEST’.

If you are sending any information that directly relates to National Security or is protected information please do ensure that you reclassify this document as Official Sensitive and protect it accordingly. In these instances we would advise you to send the information via secure email or in the post rather than over the open internet.

Published 1 September 2011
Last updated 16 December 2020 + show all updates
  1. Attachment has been updated to an interactive version

  2. Updated guidance on submitting the completed form.

  3. Guidance for sending forms electronically whilst Covid-19 measures are in place has been added.

  4. Replaced form with the latest version

  5. Replaced form with latest version

  6. Updated form with latest version

  7. Replaced form with latest edition

  8. Change from DBS NSV to UKSV

  9. Added note to alert customers about difficulty with opening forms.

  10. Added updated NSV004 form.

  11. First published.