Background Check Search Descriptions

SSN Search

Database that has gathered data from third parties (public record and credit header data) that includes address history, name variations and dates of use, from a consumers past. A SSN Trace reports names and addresses associated with a particular Social Security Number. The report also may show where the person’s Social Security Number was issued and if a Social Security Number is invalid.

County Criminal Records Search

Most felony and misdemeanor cases are filed in county courts; so county criminal record searches are one of the most powerful sources for uncovering criminal records.

State Criminal Records Search

A statewide search may yield information from multiple counties in a given state that report into repository, useful for discovering crimes outside of the immediate area in which the subject lives or works. Not all counties in every state report to statewide repositories and some counties are inconsistent in their reporting.

National Criminal Database Search

A powerful, quick result multi-jurisdictional search of hundreds of millions state and county criminal records. This database is compiled from county courthouses, Department of Corrections (DOC), and Administration of the Court (AOC). This search is an effective tool for discovering additional jurisdictions where criminal offenses may have occurred outside of an applicant’s indicated residential and employment address history. This criminal database can be searched using the National Criminal Database, or refining the scope down to the State Criminal Database.

National Criminal Alias Database Search

The National Criminal Database Alias combines the power of an SSN Trace. By using the full name history associated with the applicant’s SSN, deceptive applicant practices, such as omitting a prior name with a record, are prevented. This comprehensive search tool uses sophisticated algorithms to accurately match the applicant’s name history to save your processors time and ensure that you get the most complete results possible.

Criminal Database Monitoring

An add-on product that continuously runs updates on previously run national criminal database searches and notifies of any updates to files within the year of the initial order.

Global Security Watch List

Includes information about individuals and corporations linked to terrorism or terrorist activity. Also included are those that have been debarred, denied, sanctioned, or are listed on exclusion, most wanted, fugitive lists, and more.

Sex Offender Records Search

Search of national records and specific state’s live repository, based on the applicant’s history. We have access to the best sex offender record data in the industry, with information from sources in 49 states (excludes NV), plus Washington DC, Guam, Puerto Rico and various tribal sex offender registries, with photos in all.

Single State Rental Records Search

Evictions database provides critical information on an applicant’s residential leasing history, including past court actions, unlawful detainers, monetary judgments, and possession and property damage claims that have been filed in court. This background-screening tool examines millions of eviction records that are collected for our database for your benefit.

National Rental Records Search

The National Rental Records Search combines the power of an SSN Trace. By using the full name and address history associated with the applicant’s SSN, deceptive applicant practices, such as omitting an address with an eviction, are prevented. This comprehensive search tool uses sophisticated algorithms to accurately match the applicant’s address and name history, essentially eliminating false positives. This single, powerful tool saves your processors time and ensures that you get the most complete and accurate results possible.

Healthcare Compliance Search

Search to lower your Health Care Provider/Payor Risk searches: Federal OIG Medicare Exclusions/Sanctions and State Medicaid Exclusions/Sanctions compliance. Also assist in discovering Medicare/Medicaid fraud.

Credit History

Credit history is highly recommended for applicants who are applying for financial positions. This check can reveal a great deal of information about an applicant. All checks are done in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Civil On-Site History Record Search

Civil history records are recommended for applicants who are being hired or promoted to executive positions. This search will provide a seven-year search of lawsuits filed by or against an individual or business including bankruptcies and liens, directly from the source. (County and State court and/or Federal District court).

Criminal On-Site History Record Search

Criminal on-site history records will provide a 7-year search of criminal records directly from the source. Searches conducted outside the U.S. vary (County and State court and/or Federal District court).

Driving History Record Search

Driver history records are recommended on applicants who are applying for a position driving company vehicles. The report will reveal motor vehicle violations, suspensions and revocations, and it will indicate the type of license granted and restrictions of use. Also, in some states, convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs are contained in the criminal court record and can only be revealed through a DMV check.

Education & Credential Verification

Education and credential history are commonly embellished upon or not the whole truth on resumes and job applications. We verify degrees, credentials, or a license received, as well as the date awarded.

Employment History Verification

We verify dates of employment, position, and salary (where available) directly from previous employers.

Reference Center

Reference checks involve contacting colleagues and co-workers listed on the applicant’s resume or job application to obtain an assessment of the applicant’s capabilities, ethics, and work record.

Workers’ Compensation Records

Workers’ Compensation searches report if the applicant has filed a claim for workers compensation in the state being searched. When using these searches, you must comply with the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).

International Background Checks

International criminal searches turn up crimes and offenses in an applicant’s previous countries of residence. Criminal background information is subject to availability based on a country’s laws and regulations. Some countries maintain only paper files at local jurisdictions or police departments.


Medical Exclusion and Board Action Data needs. OIG-LEIE GSA,, Federal, State Medicaid, and State Medical Board.

MedEx License Verification and Monitoring Available