BSA delivers the best and most reliable background checks; we have three (3) full time Investigators on staff to ensure your data is accurate. By establishing ourselves as your trusted partner, we deliver reliable, complete, and current information, legal compliance with all applicable federal/state/local laws, unparalleled customer service, and the best overall value.
We empower employers to make informed hiring decisions by providing timely, accurate & complete employment background checks. Ardent Diagnostics conducts criminal record searches directly at each of our nation's 3,500 plus county courthouses, covering the entire United States.
We work directly with your organization to develop an effective pre-employment screening program that addresses your unique needs. Our background check solutions can include any combination of the following pre-employment screening and background check services.
(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, DOB, S.S. # match, AKA information, present jurisdictional state and license number and up to three previously held CDL numbers.
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
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.
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.
County Criminal Search
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.
Federal Criminal Search
Reveals criminal complaints brought by the U.S. government against defendants for violations of federal criminal law.
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.
National Searches the federal sources below, state agencies across the 50 states and includes the Global Report
Please note: MedCLEAR reports provide background data on individuals 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 (CHAMPUS, or the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services)
CIVIL, UPPER COURT
Identifies noncriminal suits filed by individuals or corporations, such as product-liability suits, local civil-rights violations, judgments for nonpayment of goods, and litigation related to divorce, marriage, or child custody. Most states divide its lower and upper courts based on the monetary amount of the claim. This search accesses records for cases assigned to and processed in Upper Courts.
*Additional access fees may apply to certain courts.
CIVIL, LOWER COURT
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.
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.)
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.
Compares applicant information against a national registry database to confirm whether listed references are accurate.
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.
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.
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.
Single State Search
Searches evictions, liens and judgments filed from specific individual, including statewide and county eviction records. Our database is updated daily.
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 Be Advised:
ALL background checks require a Disclosure and Release Form signed by the individual being screened.