Background Screening

Detailed Background Screenings

  • All Detailed Screenings
  • 1. CDLIS

    (Commercial Driver’s License Information System)

    Search of database maintained by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators to ensure single license issuance nationwide. Enables employers to comply with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requirements and helps eliminate a candidate who does not hold a valid Commercial Driver’s license. This search provides name, Date of Birth (DOB), Social Security number match, Also Known As (AKA) information, present jurisdictional state and license number and up to three previously held CDL numbers.

  • 2. Criminal Search – Single County

    Criminal record search in any U.S. County, via the Clerk of Courts Office in the specific county responsible for the applicant’s current and/or former resident and/or work addresses. Searches felony and/or misdemeanor indexes (involving statutory offenses) for the past 7 years. Multiple names and/or addresses require separate searches.

    PLEASE NOTE: Results take longer than InstaCriminal searches but are more in-depth and detailed.

  • 3. Education Verification

    A verification specialist will contact the school, college, university, or other educational institution or agency that granted the degree or certificate. The education verification report will include dates of attendance, degree, major or program, and graduation date, if applicable.

    PLEASE NOTE: A signed Disclosure and Release Form is required to run this report.

  • 4. Employment Credit Report

    Accesses applicant credit history, including identifying information, public records, outstanding debt, payment history, loans and mortgages, late payments and defaults, and credit inquiries. (Report provided through TransUnion.)

    PLEASE NOTE: A signed Disclosure and Release Form is required to run this report.

  • 5. Employment Verification

    An employment verification specialist will contact the employer to verify information reported by the employee on a job application or résumé. The report will contain dates of employment, last position held and eligibility for rehire.
  • 6. Federal Criminal Search

    Reveals criminal complaints brought by the U.S. government against defendants for violations of federal criminal law.
  • 7. Global Report

    Accesses Global Criminal Database data to identify individuals linked to terrorism or appearing on government watch lists and sanction lists. Results include information from United States agencies as well as databases of other countries, institutions and international law enforcement agencies across the world.
  • 8. InstaCriminal

    Nationwide Search (Sex Offender included)
    A powerful, virtually instant multi-jurisdictional search of state and county criminal records. This database is compiled from counties, Department of Corrections (DOC), Administration of the Court (AOC), and state sex offender registries from across the country. Also included in each search are national and international terrorism sources such as Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). This search includes the National Sex & Violent Offender Database, P.R.I.O.R.S. and the Foreign Nationals Database.
  • 9. Single State Search (Sex Offender included)

    A rapid-return report of information from a specific State’s courts and agencies. Sources include Department of Corrections, Administration of the Court, county courts and sex offender registries, including the National Sex & Violent Offender Database.
      PLEASE NOTE COLORADO EXCEPTIONS TO INSTACRIMINAL SEARCHES:
      Certain information from Colorado courts and law enforcement may fail to appear on a national criminal search. If you are running a national criminal search and need in-depth data from Colorado, we suggest you also run a single-state Colorado search. The single-state Colorado search returns sex offender registry information only from Colorado. (Other single state searches return information from national registries.) Please take that into account if you run a single-state Colorado search and require National Sex & Violent Offender Database information as well. Single-state Colorado searches include a court surcharge added to the standard fee.
  • 10. InstaEviction

    National Search
    Searches evictions, liens and judgments filed from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, including statewide and county eviction records. Our database is updated daily.
  • 11. Single State Search

    Searches evictions, liens and judgments filed from specific individual, including statewide and county eviction records. Our database is updated daily.
  • 12. MVR (Motor Vehicle Report)

    Searches information compiled from an individual state’s Department of Motor Vehicles. Reports access 3-7 years of license data (depending on the state) and will include such information as license status, suspensions or revocations, moving violations, DUIs, point accumulation, chargeable accidents, court appearances and departmental actions. Motor Vehicle Report fees are subject to individual state charges.
  • 13. MedCLEAR ORG

    National Searches the above-listed federal sources, state agencies across the 50 states, and includes the Global Report.

    Please note: MedCLEAR reports provide background data on individuals and organizations in the healthcare industries and meet the requirements for screening by the Office of Inspector General’s Compliance Program. Information is obtained from federal sources:

    • OIG (Office of Inspector General)
    • GSA (General Services Administration)
    • FDA (Federal Drug Administration)
    • DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration)
    • TRICARE (Formally CHAMPUS, or the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services)

    A variety of MedCLEAR searches are provided to meet the risk protection needs of clients.

  • 14. MedCLEAR PRO

    National Searches the above-listed federal sources, state agencies across the 50 states and includes the Global Report (see description #7 above.)

    Please note: MedCLEAR reports provide background data on individuals and organizations in the healthcare industries and meet the requirements for screening by the Office of Inspector General’s Compliance Program. Information is obtained from federal sources:

    • OIG (Office of Inspector General)
    • GSA (General Services Administration)
    • FDA (Federal Drug Administration)
    • DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration)
    • TRICARE (Formally CHAMPUS, or the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services)

    A variety of MedCLEAR searches are provided to meet the risk protection needs of clients.

  • 15. Professional License Verification—Public

    Verification with the state or federal issuing authority of the applicant’s license, certification or credentials, the date of issue, expiration date and status.

    PLEASE NOTE: A signed Disclosure and Release Form is required to run this report.

  • 16. Professional License Verification—Private**

    **Professional License Verification of Private Certificates

    Verification of private certificates in a variety of professions and disciplines.

    PLEASE NOTE: A signed Disclosure and Release Form is required to run this report.

    Certificate Certifying Entity / Level of Certification
    • Adobe / All Levels
    • ASCP American Society of Clinical Pathology
    • Apple / All Levels
    • ASTD’s CPLP American Society for Training and Development’s Certified Professional in Learning and Performance
    • BlackBerry / All Levels
    • CISCO / All Levels
    • CITRIX / All Levels
    • CIW Certified Internet Web Professional
    • CTP Convergence Technologies Professional
    • CHMM Certified Hazardous Materials Manager
    • Juniper / All Levels
    • NCCAOM National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
    • NICDQ National Council for Interior Design Qualification
    • Novell / All Levels
    • Sun / All Levels
    • Symantec / All Levels
  • 17. Reference Verification

    A verification specialist will contact the personal and professional references provided by the applicant and ask questions pertaining to the reference’s relationship with the applicant, length of time known, any joint work experiences, and overall character of the applicant.

    PLEASE NOTE: A signed Disclosure and Release Form is required to run this report.

  • 18. Residence Verification

    Compares applicant information against a national registry database to confirm whether listed references are accurate.
  • 19. Social Security

    Address Trace Report Provides insight into applicant’s residency and movement patterns by returning full name, age and DOB, a complete address history, including dates and phone numbers at listed addresses. As an additional barrier to identity theft, data is crosschecked through the Social Security Death Index, which is designed to prevent stealing of a deceased person’s identity.
  • 20. Tenant Credit Report with FICO Score

    Provides all information included in the Employment Credit Report, plus a FICO score—a quick snapshot of risk. FICO scores are based on the best-known and most widely used credit score model in the country and are used widely by banks and other institutions to make informed lending decisions.

    PLEASE NOTE: A signed Disclosure and Release Form is required to run this report.

  • 21. Workers’ Comp Report

    Information on Workers’ Compensation claims history. The reports include concise information from Report of Injury and Court Contested Claims. They may include privately reported information in some states. A typical report shows the date of injury, employer at time of incident, time lost, type of injury, body part and any job-related disability.