I’ve seen several posts here where people have long investigations and short adjudication periods < 1 month. I’ve also seen posts where people have a short investigation but sits in adjudication for months. I’m 4 months into waiting for a DOD secret clearance for an aerospace contractor and it seems like the investigation phase has taken forever, I’m just hoping adjudication won’t take another 4 months. I have 4 foreign contacts that are people I knew from college and took CBD gummies once 4 years ago on a trip to California with friends. My timeline so far:
11/24/20 - E-QIP Submitted
2/17/21 - Credit Pulled
2/26/21 - Current Employer Contacted
3/12/21 - Investigator Interview
3/17/21 - Reference 1 interviewed
3/18/21 - Reference 2 interviewed
Honestly it seems like nothing happened for almost 90 days between submitting my E-QIP and my credit being pulled. Is there a reason this phase of the investigation would have taken such a long amount of time?