Background checks are mandatory for NSA.

The NNA requires another more indepth FBI, Home Land Security, Interpol, state and local police background checks.

In order to guard borrowers’ private financial information, the mortgage industry requires all persons involved in the lending process to undergo background screenings.

Lenders in turn instruct title services companies to ensure that everyone with access to mortgage documents has been screened.

This requirement applies to everyone handling loan documents including Notaries who act as Signing Agents.