Special Agents are:
Driven to find solutions to all types of problems.
Compassionate and respectful to everyone they meet.
Adaptable to a variety of situations, and able to keep a calm demeanor in the face of challenges.
Well-spoken, well-written, and enjoy meeting, speaking, and collaborating with people from different backgrounds.
Physically fit and able to pass the physical fitness test (PFT).
You must meet the following requirements at the time of application:
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Be a U.S. Citizen
Be between 23 and 36 years of age (Exceptions) [see page 14]
Have a bachelor's degree or master’s degree [see page 14] from a U.S.-accredited college or university. You should not apply if you have not received your bachelor’s degree
Have at least three (3) years of full-time professional work experience [see page 15] or two (2) years if you have a master’s degree, doctorate degree or a valid, active Certified Public Accountant license
Possess a valid driver’s license and have six months of driving experience
Meet the physical requirements
Meet all FBI employment eligibility requirements
Be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance
If you are currently active duty in the military, you must be within one (1) year of completing your service before submitting your application
Be available for assignment [see page 12] to any of the FBI’s 56 Field Offices