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18 Table 3-2. Requirements to obtain credential. Security Threat Assessment Employer's Phone Number Medical or Physical Exam National Drivers Registry Social Security Number Citizenship Information Character References Employment History Employer's Address Employer's Name Address History Phone Number Email Address Fingerprinting Place of Birth Date of Birth Hearing Test Fax Number Next of Kin Vision Test Occupation Hair Color Full Name Eye Color Nickname Address Aliases Weight Height Check Applicable Sex Credential Mode SIDA Air Passport All TWIC Marine MMD Marine MMC Marine CDL-HME Highway FAST Highway USPS Highway NEXUS Highway SENTRI Highway CAC Highway process, and results of the test are included in the adjudication of all background check processes and determines the appli- process. A review of the National Driver Register is required for cant's eligibility for the credential. the MMD, MMC, and USPS credentials. In each case, one's driving record can influence the application process (refer to Attribute Elements the disqualifying offenses section). Finally, an interview with issuing agency personnel is required for the three CBP-issued Once the credential is obtained, there are distinctive attrib- credentials (FAST, NEXUS, and SENTRI). utes on, or within, each credential that are used by both secu- It is important to note that the agencies performing the rity personnel and others to authenticate the identity and background checks remain relatively consistent; for instance, intentions of the credential-holder. These attributes were gath- the FBI is responsible for the criminal history records checks ered by examining actual photo renderings, or textual descrip- for each of the credentials (name- and fingerprint-based). For tions, of credentials. Table 3-4 lists those elements that are each credential requiring a review of the Terror Watch List, as displayed on, or contained within, the credential. Where each stated, there is only one clearinghouse for this information via attribute applies to a given credential there is a correspon- the FBI. The key difference for many of the credentials is the ding mark noting the relationship. This attribute matrix in process of adjudication. Each issuing agency receives the results Table 3-4 is grouped by transportation mode to provide a Table 3-3. Credential background checks. SENTRI Passport NEXUS TWIC MMD MMC FAST USPS SIDA HME CAC Fingerprint-Based Criminal Records Check Name-Based Relevant Database Check Drug Test National Driver Register Check Interview