Understanding the background of applicants and employees is essential to creating and maintaining an effective workforce. VeriCorp can be your one-stop-shop providing background checks, drug testing, video interviewing, and more…one company, one invoice!

Employment Screening Services

Social Security Number Search (SSN)

When hiring an employee or screening a volunteer, the first step is to confirm the individual’s identity by conducting a Social Security Number (SSN) Search. This search provides full name and/or alternate names used, dates at listed addresses, age/date of birth, and available phone information. This is an investigative starting point that provides a more complete background search when combined with a County Criminal check in the counties lived for the past 7 years. (NOTE: Information from the Social Security Administration is not used in this report).

Turnaround Time: Instant  

County Criminal Search

Based on the candidate’s address history, the County Criminal Search is considered the most accurate and comprehensive criminal background search. VeriCorp utilizes a team of researchers to access criminal records directly from the courthouses in the county(ies) you are requesting. We utilize public access terminals or “hand pulled” criminal searches to directly examine county criminal felony and/or misdemeanor court records, rather than using an aggregated criminal database. Our system will auto-populate any counties lived for the past 7 years, based on the SSN Trace results pulled prior.

Turnaround Time: Average 1-3 days  

Civil Records Search

These relate to non-criminal lawsuits by or against a person or company. County Civil courts are searching Upper courts and are based on the dollar amount of the action. The dollar amounts will vary by state and/or county. Civil search of court records for, but not limited to: Wrongful terminations, litigated workers’ compensation suits, personal injury suits, product-liability suits, sexual harassment, fraud, embezzlement, judgments for nonpayment of goods, and litigation related to divorce, marriage, and child custody and other civil actions. Federal Civil actions relate to Federal statutes and would include EEOC, EPA, Treasury or SEC fraud, Civil Rights, etc.

Turnaround Time: 1-3 days  

State Criminal Search

Administrative Office of the Court (AOC) Report or Law Enforcement Repository. Accesses the statewide criminal repository, if available, in a given state. Statewide Criminal Searches provide access to public criminal records from the applicable state. Search results may include felony, misdemeanor, and/or traffic-case information. The type of data and number of years of information will vary state to state. It is important to know that not every county may report to the state level, leaving voids; the two exceptions are Kentucky and New York, which provide data from every county in their respective states. This report should not be the sole source of criminal information.

Turnaround Time: Varies by state, average 1-3 days  

Federal Criminal Search

Reports the records of crimes committed against Federal criminal laws. This information is not included on a county or statewide record, (i.e. bank robbery, interstate theft, kidnapping, etc.). This report is especially relevant for screening management and executive candidates for white-collar crimes.

Turnaround Time: 1-3 days  

Prior Employer Verification

Direct verification of claimed previous employment. Verify dates of service, job title, job duties, performance, attendance, reason for leaving, rehire status and general comments.

Turnaround Time: 1-3 days  

Education Verification

Direct verification of applicant’s educational records including dates attended and degree, certificate or diploma received at the provided educational institution. High School or GED

Turnaround Time: 1-3 weeks, Secondary Turnaround Time: 1-3 days  

Reference Check

Relevant inquiries of personal or professional references, provided by the applicant, to obtain an assessment of your candidate.

Turnaround Time: 1-3 days  

ProScan Multi-Jurisdiction Database Search

An extensive report that includes a multi-state search of criminal records. This search accesses over 400 databases and 200 million files containing criminal records from participating: * State Repositories and Archives * County Courthouses * Administrative Office of the Court Records * Sex-Offender Registries * Department of Corrections (DOC) Files * Traffic violations and infractions involving warrants. Per the FCRA, when using this report for employment permissible purposes, it’s only used as a locator search to provide locations of possible records and not the actual case information (must be verified). This report should not be the sole source of criminal information.

Turnaround Time: Less than 24 hours  

Motor Vehicle Report (MVR)

Driving record, including offenses and citations, provided by the specified state in which the applicant holds a valid license. The data reported and the number of years included will vary slightly by state. Companies should order driving history reports for all employees who drive company or personal vehicles for business.

Turnaround Time: Varies state to state; the majority are instant  

Sentinel™ Security Report

This service helps you meet federal Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) identification requirements and helps impede terrorists by identifying individuals linked to terrorism or classified on government watch lists, improving compliance with the Patriot Act. An extensive report that includes information from the following data sources: Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) and Blocked Persons, OFAC Sanctioned Countries including Major Cities and Ports, Non-Cooperative Countries and Territories, Department of State Trade Control (DTC) Debarred Parties, U.S. Bureau of Industry & Security (formerly BXA), Unverified Entities List, Denied Entities List, Denied Persons List, FBI Most Wanted Terrorists and Seeking Information, FBI Top Ten Most Wanted, INTERPOL Most Wanted List, Bank of England Sanctions List, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada (OSFI) – Canadian Sanctions List, United Nations Consolidated Sanctions List, Politically Exposed Persons List, European Union Terrorism List, and World Bank Ineligible Firms.

Turnaround Time: Instant  

OIG-GSA National Level

Search of the Department of the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) database for any individual or entity that has committed any type of fraud against Medicare, Medicaid, or any other Federally-funded healthcare program. Also includes General Services Administration (GSA) search by name of firms or individuals that have been suspended, debarred, placed on probation, received letters of reprimand, license terminations or otherwise excluded from Federal Procurement and Non-procurement Programs. Also includes search of disciplinary actions taken by Federal agencies as well as those taken by over 700 licensing and certification agencies in all 50 states. Check histories of individuals and entities for adverse actions and for sanctions and exclusions from Federal healthcare programs. Includes OIG, GSA, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), TriCare and OFAC, also referred to as the Terrorism Sanction Watch List. Meets the Federal Government’s requirements as outlined in the OIG Compliance Program.

Turnaround Time: 1 day  

National Sex Offender Registry

The national sex offender registry search is critical for professionals and volunteers who will interact with youth or work in childcare, education, healthcare and human services environments. The search includes sex offender registration records from all 50 states plus the District of Columbia, Guam & Puerto Rico. Please note that the types of crimes that require registration vary by state. Therefore, not all individuals convicted of a sex crime in one state may be included in another state’s registry.

Turnaround Time: 1 day  

Professional License/Certification Verification

Professional licensing searches research information on individuals who need state licenses or certifications to engage in a professional activity, including medical professionals, attorneys, CPAs and educators. (Licensed professions may vary by state.) Reports may include such information as the name and address of the licensee; the licensing agency; license type, number, and class; license classification (business or personal); status of license; issue and expiration dates; restrictions and any adverse or disciplinary action. 

Turnaround Time: 1 day  

Workers’ Compensation

History of Workers’ Compensation claims. Each state limits the data they report. This report can only be generated after a “conditional job offer” has been made.

Turnaround Time: Varies by state, 1 day to 4 weeks  

Employment Credit Reports

The employment credit report illustrates patterns in your candidate’s financial behavior. Employment credit report information is gathered from a major credit bureau, providing information regarding trade accounts, payment history, collections and public records.

Turnaround Time: 1 day

Drug and Alcohol Screening Services

Drug and Alcohol Testing

VeriCorp partners are the leading providers of diagnostic drug & alcohol testing. We utilize urine, hair follicle, and saliva testing methods. Turnaround Time: 5-10 Panel test within 15 minutes with electronic results. Lab-based tests: 24-48 hours. DOT also has an electronic chain of custody form available!  

 

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