About NSSA

Formed from the security screening divisions of Hantec Systems, External Quality Management Ltd and Sanctis, the National Security Screening Agency Limited is the only organisation in the UK currently holding NSI Gold certification for security screening and SSAIB Approval for security screening. The organisation is dedicated entirely to security screening to BS7858 and the associated tasks such as DBS disclosures, personnel credit checks, identity card production etc.

NSI Gold Approval/ISO9001 Certification
Pre-employment checks are important in all industries, none more so than the fire and security industry. Companies that use our services are reassured to know that we have obtained the highest certification level that can be achieved for these services – namely NSI Gold Certification. This certification not only covers the company’s security screening activities but also assures clients that the company’s quality management system is fully compliant with ISO 9001 – an internationally recognised mark of quality.

SSAIB Approval
When the SSAIB adopted it’s scheme to approve organisations that carry out security screening. National Security Screening Agency was the first to have earned this high accolade.

Our Values
We believe that our values of integrity, transparency and consistency provide an effective framework for our policies, objectives and targets as defined within the scope of our business management system. As part of our company policies, we affirm the following commitments:

  • To provide leadership within the field of sustainable development
  • To continually improve our company and its services
  • To comply with our legal and contractual obligations

It is important to all employees and clients that we live up to our own promises and deliver consistently to high standards and we consider our company policies to be key commitments, alongside our legal obligations.

We define integrity as adhering to the principles of trustworthiness, discretion, loyalty and respect and will be demonstrated via the consistency and truthfulness of our actions, behaviours and methods in every aspect of our business.

The commitment that we have towards integrity informs our approach to transparency and we are committed to preserving the confidentially required of us by our clients and client applicants in regard of the work that we do for them.

Our operating procedures are clearly stated and are open for inspection and as a business, all of our activities are governed by these procedures. We believe that this makes our approach to our work fully transparent.

We define excellence as the surpassing of ordinary standards and will be demonstrated by striving to surpass ordinary standards in everything we do, as measured by our clients and staff.