Government Background Check
Government Background Checking Solutions
AccuSource offers an array of background check services to government agencies that allows them to make informed hiring decisions.
State and County
The requirement for government job background checks varies by state and county. AccuSource has the experience, to meet the needs that are unique to state and local governments.
Many state and county agencies outsource their background checks to firms like AccuSource that have the people, process and resources to deliver a more quick and accurate background check. AccuSource can provide a comprehensive list of background check solutions, including fingerprinting.
Our experience is that each government agency has its own requirements, but in general the federal government wants to find out if their employees and contractors are reliable, trustworthy and suitable to work for the United States. We have a full range of services, and 4,000 researchers, so we can always get you the information you want, but also work with you to match the level of investigations your agency needs
Government Screening Searches
County Criminal Records Search
Motor Vehicle Records Check
Identify the status of an applicant’s driver’s license, license type, endorsements, restrictions, driving violations, suspensions and revocations. The AccuSource Motor Vehicle Records (MVR) Check provides this information and shows driving under the influence (DUI) convictions for states that report this information in driving records.
Professional License & Credential Verification
Save time confirming an applicant’s professional license. The AccuSource Professional License Verification verifies an applicant’s license with the issuing authority, reveals disciplinary actions and identifies renewal and expiration dates. In addition to performing a professional license check on an applicant prior to employment, organizations may want to continually check to confirm the employee’s license is valid and in good standing. Organizations can submit their roster to AccuSource Professional License Tracking service at pre-defined intervals in advance of a renewal deadline to keep employees informed of this requirement and allow them enough time to satisfy continuing education and testing requirements.
National Sex Offender Registry Search
Initiate a broader search of sex offender registries. The AccuSource National Sex Offender Registry Search conducts a search via the National Sex Offender public website, which searches information about sex offenders for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and many U.S. tribes.
Social Security Number Validation
Identify an invalid Social Security Number (SSN) using information and number assignment methodology from the Social Security Administration (SSA). For any SSN issued before June 25, 2011, the AccuSource Social Security Number Validation™ identifies the year and state of issuance and checks the SSA Death Index to help detect anomalies.
Test for the presence of illicit drug use with urine testing. AccuSource Urine Drug Test provides the option of multiple panels and lab-based or instant tests to fit an employer’s needs.
Government Additional Products and Programs
Pre-Adverse/Adverse Action Letters
AccuSource has streamlined the pre-adverse and adverse action process for organizations by building automated compliance tools into the InstaScreen 2.0 platforms that can be accessed with a single click from a completed background report.
Organizations that use AccuSource’s Adverse Action service will benefit from the following:
- Reduced time and complexity requirements to comply with FCRA guidelines
- Minimized paperwork and custom documentation
- Consistent, pre-approved company letters in a convenient location
- Centralized repository for pre-adverse and adverse action letters
AccuSource electronically enters your organization’s current adjudication guidelines into your AccuSource account, and an AccuSOurce adjudicator applies your guidelines to each completed background check report. Reports that satisfy your guidelines are identified as ‘meets company standards’; all others are identified as ‘pending’ so you can perform an individualized review to determine whether or not the candidate meets your organization’s hiring guidelines based on the position applied for.
- Applicant Tracking
- Drug Testing
- Electronic I9 & E-Verify
- Global Background Checks
- Student Background Checks
- Vendor Background Checks
- Volunteer Background Checks
Accusource DOT verification helps with your compliance. Background checks that verify DOT regulated drug and alcohol testing records through all applicable previous employers. Information can include alcohol tests with a result of 0.04 or higher, verified positive drug tests, refusals to be tested, and documentation, if available, of completion of the return-to-duty process following violations. Employers are only required to maintain DOT records on former employees for a period of two years.
Federal Criminal Records Search
Global Homeland Security Search
The AccuSource Global Homeland Security Search compiled from lists provided by U.S. and various international governmental agencies of individuals who may be involved in terrorist activities, money laundering, illegal imports, fraud against government agencies, violations of federal banking regulations, and fugitives from justice. Information may include date of birth, place of birth, citizenship, employment or group membership or affiliation.
- Australian Reserve Bank Sanctions List
- Bank of England Sanctions List
- Debarred Parties List
- Denied Persons List
- European Union Terrorism Sanctions List
- FDA List
- Fugitive Lists –FBI Most Wanted
- U.S. Marshals Most Wanted
- Secret Service Most Wanted
- DEA Fugitives list
- Health and Human Services Exclusion List
- Interpol Most Wanted
- OFAC; Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS)
- OFSI (Canadian Sanctions List)
- Palestinian Legislative Council List
- United Nations Consolidated Sanctions List
- US General Services Administration Excluded Parties List
- World Bank Listing of Ineligible Individuals
Multi-State / National Criminal Database Search
Expand the investigation of an applicant’s criminal history by searching additional databases to locate potential criminal records data. It enables organizations to conduct a wider search of an applicant’s potential criminal history by identifying possible criminal history records beyond an applicant’s known address history and stated work locations. Possible records are verified at the source before being reported.
Social Security Number Trace
Identify the names and addresses associated with a Social Security Number (SSN) using credit headers records. The AccuSource Social Security Number Trace provides an applicant’s history of addresses based on where the applicant has established credit. This may provide more information for other screening services and can also help detect an incorrect SSN.
Professional Reference Check
Gain information on an applicant that can provide you with greater insight into the applicant’s professional background. The AccuSource Professional Reference Check uses open-ended questions to interview an applicant’s former colleagues and coworkers and provides a report on their responses.
Government Agency Packages
- Social Security Trace
- Social Security Validation
- County Criminal Records Search
- National Criminal Records Search
- Federal Criminal Records Search
- Sexual Offender Registry Search
- Global Homeland Security Search
- Employment Verifications
- Driver Records (MVR)
- Education Verifications
- Professional License Verifications
- Professional References
- Credit Reports
- DOT Verifications
- Military Records
- Pre-Adverse/Adverse Action
- Customizable Drug Panels
- E-verify & Electronic storage