Education & Employment History
Did they really graduate or not? We can confirm degrees or certificates claimed by your applicant and check the accreditation of the issuing body.
Need to confirm that someone really did work where they said they did? We can confirm dates of employment, title, and eligibility for rehire.
Professional Credentials Verification
Want to check that someone is a member of the bar in good standing? Need to make sure that someone really is licensed by the state to be a plumber? We can confirm that your applicant or employee holds the relevant professional licenses and certifications. We will check with the appropriate governing bodies to verify types and dates of credentials.
More and more employers and landlords are asking for personal and professional references from applicants before making a decision. We will work with you to develop a list of up to ten questions to ask each reference. Our team will then interview the provided references and prepare a document of all responses.
Worker Compensation Report
Please note: This search must be performed after an offer of employment has been made and employers should not revoke a job offer simply because a record exists. Employers should use caution to comply with ADA and other anti-discrimination laws.
Criminal Background Check
Criminal Court Records
County Criminal Records. We will search for criminal information in the primary criminal court in each county requested. Searches are per court and per name checked unless otherwise noted.
State criminal records: We will search for criminal information in the statewide criminal records repository in the state requested. Searches are per name checked unless otherwise noted.
Federal criminal records: We will check for criminal information matching your applicant’s name in the federal courts located within the state requested. Searches are per court and per name checked unless otherwise noted.
Employers and landlords may want to consider our National CrimeNet Criminal Check service in addition to the Criminal Court Records search.
National Criminal Check
In addition to our Criminal Court Records services, we offer a national database search of electronic criminal records from 50 States. Data sources vary by state but may include state and county court dockets, incarceration records, and arrest records. Searches are per name checked.
Nationwide Sex Offender Check
We provide a search of sex offender records in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. (Please note that records shielded from public disclosure will not be accessible.)
Patriot Act Search
We will verify that your applicant’s name does not appear on barred lists associated with the Patriot Act and national security regulations. Our search includes more than 17 sources including OFAC, FBI’s Most Wanted Persons, and various terrorist watch lists.
Financial & Legal Check
Are you about to lease to a new tenant? Are you hiring for a job that requires access to sensitive financial information? You may want to run a credit check on your applicant. We provide a credit bureau report to you that has removed HR-sensitive data to protect your firm. We will also mail a copy of the credit report to the applicant to help you comply with FCRA laws..
Bank Sanctions/Financial Check
We will confirm whether your applicant or vendor has had sanctions levied by the relevant governing authority. Checks include sanctions from FRB, FDIC, NCUA, OCC, and OTS. We can provide this report on an annual or bi-annual basis as an ongoing solution for your company.
Bankruptcies, Liens and Judgments
Before you do begin to do business with a new vendor or services provider, investigate their financial history. We search public record databases to identify any past or current financial problems or burdens. This includes the existence of both state and federal tax liens.
Work Status & Personal History
Social Security Number Validation
Make sure that someone is who they say they are. We can confirm social security numbers and names by reviewing credit records. This report will also confirm the applicant’s legal name history, including maiden names, nicknames and aliases, plus address history and legal right to work status.
Are you hiring for a job that require driving? We will provide a driving record history report from all states where records are legally available. All results are returned in compliance with the DPPA. (Please note that the New Hampshire and Pennsylvania have special requirements.)
Healthcare Sanctions Check
We can confirm if your applicant or vendor has been sanctioned by the Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG). As an add-on service, we can also search for state level sanctions. This service can be provided on an annual or bi-annual basis as an ongoing protection for your company.
We have arrangements with laboratories across the country to provide pre- and post- employment drug screening. We can provide both the Five Panel Screen (Amphetamines, Phencyclidine, Cocaine, Opiates and Marijuana) and Ten Panel Screen (five panel plus Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Methadone, Methaqualone and Propoxyphene). Other panels are also available
Commercial Driver's License
This service confirms that your applicant holds a Commercial Drivers License (CDL). Verification in three states is included.
Adverse Action Notification
We can perform background services beyond screening and reporting – we can also administer necessary paperwork on your behalf, including sending pre-adverse and post-adverse action notices to your applicant.
Civil Court Records
Consider more than an applicant’s criminal history by checking for civil litigation records. This includes a search of civil (non-criminal) court record history for each of the applicant addresses provided. This search covers a specified time period, the default term being ten years.
Has your prospective tenant been evicted in the past? We will search our database for eviction records from 44 states.
Be certain that the leasing history on an application is accurate. We will contact prior landlords to verify information given by the prospective tenant. This includes verification of the residence periods, as well as inquiries about payment history and property damage.