Hiring the best employees is critical to the success of an organization, and background screenings can help provide a more complete picture of each candidate. Background checks can improve your workforce quality over time, protect your organization’s reputation, prevent/reduce the likelihood of criminal activity and may meet state requirements.


Discounted Background Check Packages

Background Info USA provides access to the comprehensive background checks* that your business needs. As a USLI policyholder, you will receive your first employment/volunteer background check package for free!

Packages include security number validation, address tracing, multi-court criminal database, sex offender and OFAC security searches, and more. Pricing for each additional screening starts at $10, excluding court and/or state fees.

*The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued guidelines that don’t prohibit the use of criminal checks but urge employers to consider the crime, its relation to an applicant’s potential job and how much time has passed since the conviction. Contact the People’s System HR Helpline for help in how to use criminal background checks appropriately.

Screenings include but not limited to:

  • Multi-Court Criminal Database Search
  • Sex offender registry for 50 states
  • Social Security Number verification
  • County Criminal Searches
  • OFAC/Global Homeland Security Check

Additional Screenings

Tenant Screening

Determining if your prospective tenant has a good rental history and will be a rent-worthy tenant is essential. Through our partnership with Background Info USA, you have access to these valuable tenant screenings at a discounted cost of $20.

*Consumer Credit Reports can be accessed by certified property managers or domestic business entities only. Individual landlords cannot run credit reports through this service but have access to the remainder of the above screenings for a cost of $15 (additional fees may apply).

Motor Vehicle Record

Reviewing an applicant’s Motor Vehicle Record is important for those required to operate a company or personal vehicle for business purposes. Background Info USA provides access to MVR reports for the low cost of $5 + the applicable state fees.

Drug Abuse

A comprehensive employee drug testing policy is an important component of an employee screening. Background Info USA provides access to a 10-panel Urine Screening for the low cost of $36.

Navigating the Background Check Process

Best Practices for Screening Checklist

Make informed decisions by ensuring you’ve covered background basics.

What Job Applicants and Employees Should Know

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforces a federal law that regulates background reports for employment, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces federal laws against employment discrimination. This publication explains these laws, and how to contact the FTC and EEOC if you think an employer has broken the law. 

What Employers Need to Know

Any time you use an applicant’s or employee’s background information to make an employment decision, you must comply with federal laws that protect applicants and employees from discrimination.. This publication explains how to comply with both the federal nondiscrimination laws and the FCRA.