IDV - Identity Document Verifications (IDV) compare the candidate-provided selfies, and government documents, along with other PII. If the three data points are determined to be a “match”, the Identity Document is said to be verified.
SSN Trace - The SSN Trace is used as an address locator that compares the candidate’s Social Security Number to certain credit and public records to help identify an individual’s address history, and associated names. This information as pointers to additional searches where criminal records should be searched.
National Criminal Database Check - The National Criminal Records Search, also referred to as the multi-jurisdictional database search is used to locate potential records for the candidate that are then used as pointers for county or state level searches. It combines both publicly available and purchased criminal records that are compiled from a variety of state, county, and other proprietary sources. These source records are subject to availability and subject to some federal and state reporting restrictions.
Sex Offender Registry - This search provides an instant, nationwide search of the Sex Offender Registries in 50 states, including Washington D.C., and territories. The search returns the date of the registration, current status, and other personal identification information. This information is gathered in partnership with the National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW).
Global/Terrorist Watchlist - The Global Watchlist Records Check identifies whether a person is listed on any domestic and/or international watchlists, like the FBI Most Most Wanted Lists, Interpol’s Most Wanted Lists, Office of Inspector General, European Union Consolidated List, the Drug Enforcement Agency Fugitives List, Government Sanctions Databases, and a US Terrorist List.
County Criminal Search - This is a search of publicly available county criminal records including felony, misdemeanor, and pending criminal records. This search is empowered by information found from the National Criminal Records Search or, in conjunction with the SSN Trace and Address History search. County records, which make up the majority of criminal offenses, are available in all counties in all 50 states, and are located in county courthouses across the 3,200 counties in the US. Some county searches may be returned the same day, others may take several days or more, depending on the search methodology.
Federal Criminal Records - This is a search of federal felony and misdemeanor convictions located at the district level of 94 Federal Court Jurisdictions in partnership and utilizing the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system.
- Examples of Violations found in Federal Criminal records include
- Securities and Tax Law Violations
- Immigration Violations
- Weapons Violations
- Interstate Drug Crimes
Federal Civil Records - A County or Federal Civil Records Check is built to reveal involvement in any suits that involve their company and/or themselves, as a plaintiff or as a defendant. Federal civil court checks are optimized through the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system and will include all government permit information, a minimum of seven years, but often much more.
This would pull records concerning the candidate that were heard in a U.S. District Court. Any case involving the government—including the federal government, state governments, or county and municipal governments—will be heard at this level.
- Examples of Violations found in Federal civil records include
- Violations of federal regulations
- Violations of civil rights
- Interstate commerce
- Tax disputes
- Cases involving financial institutions
County Civil Records - Matters filed in a county civil court would show up on a county check, while matters heard at a higher level (a U.S. District Court) would show up on a federal civil history check. A county civil court will typically have the authority to hear cases that pertain to matters of local or state law. This would find any claims, suits, or judgments involving the subject of the background check report—whether the candidate was the plaintiff or the defendant.
- Examples of Violations found in County Civil records include
- Matters involving contracts, discrimination, eviction, car accidents, personal injury, nonpayment for goods, consumer rights, and product liability
- Small claims and minor disputes
- Family law matters including estate disputes, divorce, child support & child custody
- Leins and foreclosures
- Product liability suits
- Breach of contracts
- Personal injury
- Restraining orders
Motor Vehicle Records (MVR) - This check is powered by State Department of Motor Vehicles. It provides information including: license status, violations and infractions, accidents, suspensions or revocations, expiration date, endorsements and violations. This information found generally remains on the driving records report for three years, however, some convictions for serious offenses may be reported for longer, depending on the state.
State Criminal - This check searches state courts, police & law enforcement records. This includes misdemeanor and felony convictions, as well as pending cases. Not all states include county records in the state level check and a statewide search is not available in all states. You can view a list of available states here
GSA/SAM List - GSA & SAM checks check to see if the person appears on exclusion lists for anyone who has committed federal health care program fraud, patient abuse, licensing board actions, and defaulting on health education assistance loans.
Drug Screening - Vetty works with Quest Diagnostics and Labcorp for urine sample drug screening. We offer a 10 panel and 5 panel drug screening. If a candidate has a positive result, the MRO (Medical Review Officer) will be reaching out to the candidate to enquire about any prescription containing the substance. If the substance is prescribed, the employer will see the positive status, but the Drug check will be marked as CLEAR. The researcher will leave the MRO's notes as a note on the file as well.
- 10 Panel Includes:
- Amphetamines, Cannabinoids (THC), Cocaine, Barbiturate, Benzodiazepine, Propoxyphene, Methadone, Methaqualone, Opiates and Phencyclidine (PCP).
- 5 Panel Includes:
- Amphetamines, Cannabinoids (THC), Cocaine, Opiates and Phencyclidine (PCP).
Adult Abuse Registry - searches state registries for records of individuals who have been identified by state adult protective services to have committed adult abuse.
Credit Check - An Employment Credit Check is designed to give businesses the information they need to help them make financial hiring decisions. Information on the report may include public information, such as tax liens, accounts in collections, and bankruptcies. Employment Credit Checks will also show account information, including how much is owed, and high/low credit and payment history on each account.
Education Verification - Education Verification verifies a candidate's certifications or educational claims. They confirm where the candidate went to school, the type of degree obtained, the major, and the graduation date. Vetty contacts the institution 5 times over 7 days to gather the needed information.
Employment Verification - Employment Verification confirms the candidate's position title, dates of employment, employer details and confirms the candidate worked there. Vetty contacts the employer 5 times over 7 days to gather the needed information.
FDA Debarment - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration maintains a list of persons and individuals who are debarred, meaning they are effectively forbidden from working in the drug industry in any capacity. The FDA adds an individual to the FDA Debarment list when the person has been convicted of a crime relating to a drug product. This applies to the pharmaceutical industry.
License Verification - Vetty checks different licensing bodies to verify the legitimacy, expiration and other pertinent information on the license.
OIG Department of Health & Human Services - The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) maintains and enforces the OIG List of Excluded Individuals and Entities. This list prevents an individual from providing care to beneficiaries of a federal health care program such as Medicaid, Medicare and other HHS Programs.
Reference Verification - This check asks the reference provided by the candidate a set of questions like: what was/is the applicants job and nature of his/her/their duties, how did he/she/they get along with their associates, if you were responsible for the hiring process, would you consider him/her/them eligible for rehire? For a full list of questions, please contact Vetty Support.
Canada Checks - Vetty offers Criminal, Credit, Driver Abstract, Education and Employment verifications in Canada. If you would like to set this up, please work with your Sales Representative or Account Manager. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org. Setting Canada up takes 2-4 business days to register.
International Checks - Vetty offers criminal, identity and other checks in almost all international countries. In order to add an international check to your account, please work with your Sales Representative or Account Manager.
Colorado CAPS (Colorado Adult Protective Services) - The law requires certain agencies to request a check of the Adult Protective Services (APS) data system (called CAPS) to determine if certain individuals have been substantiated in an APS case of mistreatment of an at-risk adult. Mistreatment includes physical abuse, sexual abuse, caretaker neglect, exploitation, and harmful acts. Read more about the law.
Healthcare Sanctions Level 3 - (Fraud Abuse Control Information System)
This search includes the entire Healthcare Sanctions database with over 5,000 data sources including historical and state data, millions of individual records, and continuous updates. A Level 3 Sanctions background check is the gold standard for healthcare exclusion screening, verification, and monitoring.
Blood Draws/Titers - Vetty currently offers the below blood draws for employment purposes
- TB Gold
Hepatitis B Core Antibody, Total
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen, Qualitative
Hepatitis-B Surface Antibody, Quantitative