The letter of transmittal and the examinations must be
placed in a double envelope. The inner envelope must
be marked as follows: NAVYWIDE EXAMS.
DELIVER IMMEDIATELY TO A COMMIS-
SIONED OFFICER. TO BE OPENED ONLY BY AN
OFFICIAL WHO MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS
OF BUPERSINST 1430.16, PARA 601. The inner
envelope shall also show the address and classification
(Department of the Navy Information and Personnel
Security Program Regulation, SECNAVINST
5510.30). Address the sealed outer cover in the normal
manner and give no indication as to the contents of the
package. The examination must be transmitted by an
official who meets the requirements of the
Advancement Manual, BUPERSINST 1430.16, or
transferred by registered mail or Federal Express.
Before transferring an examination, the transferring
command should verify that the interim command can
accept and administer the exam.
The letter of transmittal (fig. 6-7) should explain
the reason for the transfer of the examination. It should
also state that the person is eligible to take the exam
and has been recommended for advancement. If the
advancement examination contains classified
information, the letter must state that the person taking
the examination has the required security clearance.
(The Enlisted Transfer Manual provides guidance for
certifying a persons eligibility for access to classified
Figure 6-6. Examination packing list.