The Department offers Compliance Assistance Visits (CAVs) to Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) covered facilities and chemical facilities of interest for a variety of reasons, including: assistance with determining chemical of interest (COI) reporting requirements, submitting a Top-Screen, developing a Site Security Plan (SSP), editing an SSP based on a change in security posture or tiering, or assistance with complying with any other part of the CFATS regulation.
To request a CAV, please email the below information to CFATS@hq.dhs.gov. The Department will review and respond with approximately two weeks of receiving the request.
- Point of contact name and preferred method of contact (e.g., phone number, email address)
- Facility ID
- Company name
- Specific CFATS-related issue(s) of particular interest to the facility
- Preferred location for the CAV. Please specify if a CAV will be held at the headquarters of a corporation with multiple CFATS-covered facilities.
- Proposed date and time