DoD Internal information collections training
Sign up for the next DoD Internal Information Collections Training Class on Tuesday 14 May 2013 from 0900-1230 at the Mark Center in Alexandria, VA by sending an email to email@example.com. All DoD personnel and Defense contractors with common access cards (CAC) are welcome.
Download the DoD Internal Information Collections Process and Procedures Training Manual. Download an Example DD Form 2936 Action Package.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I know if this report control symbol is current?
See the Active RCS's (PDF) to view a list active report control symbols (RCS). DoD personnel can visit the DoD Internal Information Collections System (available to those with via DoD CAC only) which is a repository that holds the approval forms, collection instrument, other documents, and data for all current, cancelled, and expired report control symbols.
Why do I need a license for this information collection?
In accordance with the policy instruction DoD Instruction 8910.01 and Directive-Type Memorandum 12-004, DoD Components must not respond to those information collections that are not properly coordinated and assigned a report control symbol.
I need to obtain a report control symbol (RCS). Where do I start?
Visit the DoD Internal Information Collections Approval Process page for detailed instructions on processing a request for the approval of a DoD internal information collection.
How do I estimate the cost for this information collection?
All DoD internal information collections must have a Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (CAPE) summary. See step 2 on the DoD Internal Information Collections Approval Process page for more information on using the CAPE tool to derive the estimated cost of a DoD internal information collection.
My report control symbol is expired or expiring. What should I do?
Expired report control symbols must be reinstated. Report control symbols that have not yet expired may be processed to extend the expiration date. See “Reinstate an expired DoD internal information collection” and “Extend the expiration date of a report control symbol” on the DoD Internal Information Collections Approval Process page for more information on reinstating and extending the expiration dates of report control symbols.
Are there special approval procedures for surveys?
All surveys must be coordinated with the OSD Privacy Office and the Office of the Defense Manpower and Data Center (DMDC). See step 3 on the DoD Internal Information Collections Approval Process page for more information on coordinating surveys.
How do I coordinate my information collection with an issuance?
See step 4 of the DoD Internal Information Collections Approval Process page for more information on coordinating an information collection during the coordination of its prescribing issuance. Download an example of a DD Form 2936 Action Package routed for approval with its prescribing DoD issuance.
What does my Component Information Management Control Officer (IMCO) submit to the DoD
Internal Information Collections Officer?
See the step 5 of the DoD Internal Information Collections Approval Process page for a list of items that must be included with the DD Form 2936 action package or download the IMCO Checklist.