ADS Chapter 451

Speeches Shim

Separations and Exit Clearance

Functional Series 400 – Human Resources

Partial Revision Date: 06/01/2018
Responsible Office: HCTM/PPSM/PA
File Name: 451_060118


This chapter sets forth the policies and essential procedures on employee separations and the exit clearance process at USAID.

This chapter is applicable to all employees, i.e., Foreign Service (FS), Senior Foreign Service (SFS), Senior Executive Service (SES), Senior-Level (SL), Scientific or Professional (ST), Administratively Determined (AD), Civil Service (CS), Pathways Program participants, Detailees, Personal Service Contractors (PSCs), and Foreign Service Nationals (FSNs). Guidelines for institutional contractors and employees under interagency agreements will be found in their specific agreements (see ADS 302, USAID Direct Contracting and ADS 306, Interagency Agreements respectively, or for Intergovernmental Personnel Act agreements see ADS 437, Temporary Assignments Under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act)