To help state agencies as they learn the Accreditation Online System, CSBS has developed a user guide that provides step-by-step details for logging in, navigating the system, and successfully completing your accreditation process.
In addition to the above User Guide, CSBS has developed a video training course for using the Online System.
What is Accreditation?
The CSBS Bank & Mortgage Accreditation involves an in-depth review of an agency’s policies, procedures, and operations to determine if it meets the standards set forth by the Performance Standards Committee (PSC). A state seeking accreditation for the first time or a state seeking its five-year re-accreditation must complete the self-evaluation questionnaire (SEQ), which includes several sections broken into multiple topics. The agency is asked to answer a series of questions and rate themselves against the corresponding standard. The agency can add documentation to support its answers and ratings.