Title Agency Employee Background Checks

ALTA Best Practice #3 – Privacy and Information Security Written Policy requires that title companies conduct Background Checks on personnel who have access to non-public information (NPI). Specifically, in order to be compliant, the title company must provide evidence via an invoice or documentation in the employee’s personnel file, that a five-year Background Check has been conducted upon hiring and/or prior to promotion. Additionally, all five-year Background Checks initially conducted must be updated within the past three years, with aforementioned requisite evidence available for inspection.

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