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Current SWFT Status:   GREEN

Current SWFT+ Status: GREEN



GREEN    : System is fully functional without any issues.

YELLOW : System is experiencing functionality issues or partial outage.

RED         : System is down and users do not have access to the application.


                                                                                       Last Updated: June 25, 2020


(03/17/2020) New PSSAR Form:

Please see updated PSSAR under Access Requests. Starting 4/1/2020, SWFT will ONLY accept this version of the PSSAR. Please plan upcoming access requests accordingly.


(03/02/2020) Attention INDUSTRY Users of SWFT:
Courtesy processing of stalled fingerprints from Industry has ended effective March 2, 2020. All fingerprints with the old IPAC or incorrect ALC Code will now remain permanently stalled in SWFT until replaced with corrected fingerprint file. Refer to the SWFT User Guide how to check the status of your fingerprint transactions, and to the updated Scanner Configuration and Registration Guide how to correctly configure your fingerprint workstation. Both guides are available in the SWFT Help section after logging into SWFT.


(01/01/2020) Regular Periodic Maintenance Outage:

SWFT system is unavailable every Friday from 6 PM ET to Saturday 3 AM ET due to maintenance. Other system outages may be scheduled and announced as needed.


(10/30/2019) Users Receiving Warning when Accessing SWFT Website:

Users may receive an error of "SITE NOT SECURE" or "SITES TLS SETTINGS ARE OUT OF DATE" when trying to access JPAS, DCII, DISS or SWFT. In order to fix the issue please visit and then navigate to page 5 and run the "INSTALLROOT 5.5 NIPR 64-BIT WINDOWS INSTALLER." If blocked by your system administrator, please get in contact with your local IT support team for assistance.


(05/01/2019) Regular Informational Webinars Every Third Thursday of the Month:

DMDC provides regular monthly webinars for SWFT users and administrators.

Webinars occur every 3rd Thursday of the month at 1:00 PM ET (10:00 AM PT).

Log into the SWFT or contact the DMDC SWFT Coordinator to obtain connection info.




SWFT is a web-enabled system for the collection and transmission of electronic fingerprints for applicants requiring a background investigation for a personnel security clearance. SWFT eliminates the paper-based capture and handling of fingerprints, expedites the background check process by reducing invalid fingerprint submissions, provides end-to-end accountability for sensitive PII data, and implements stringent security standards for all electronic transactions.

SWFT Plus Enrollment (SWFT+) is a web-based application for collection of biographic and biometric data by means of users’ own fingerprint capture workstations. SWFT+ integrates the data into standard electronic biometric files and forwards them to SWFT, which then transmits the files to authorized destinations. SWFT+ is not available to Industry at this time.



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