Full Service Background Check Solutions

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cFIRST, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, provides cost-effective and customized background check services through an industry leading, easy-to-use web-based system. We are ISO 27001:2013 certified, NAPBS empaneled and FCRA compliant. We are a trusted source of background verification information for organizations ranging from small, local business owners to global Fortune 500 companies.

Identity Check Services

Social Security Number Trace

Address History/SSN Trace

Using provided name and social security number, a past address history search retrieves information from the credit bureaus to reveal addresses of record from the past 3 to 5 years. The addresses found will be used to populate the location of the criminal record searches.

Social Security Number Trace
Content Based Social Security Number Verification

Content Based Social Security Number Verification

CBSV is the only true way to validate SSN, providing direct access to the SSA Master File and Death Index. CBSV will validate personal identifiers: Name / SSN / Date of Birth / Death Indicator. Specific release required.

TAT 24 hours

Motor Vehicle Report

Provides information relating to license status, and any history of violations from the State Motor Vehicle Records Bureau.
Response Time – Instant

Motor Vehicle Report
Passport Validation

Passport Validation

Confirms your candidate’s identity by validating the information that appears on their passport.
Response Time – 24 hours

Criminal Search Services

County Criminal Record Search

County Criminal Record Search

Best practice dictates the use of county criminal record searches in all counties of residence. This is the only criminal search that can be considered the most up to date and accurate. Dependent on the jurisdiction, the search will go back at least 7 years. Felony and misdemeanor records will be reported according to applicable local, state and federal laws.

Statewide Criminal Search

Local index and centralized state repositories are searched in available states. Although every state possesses a state repository, due to differing state legislation, some repositories are incomplete or offer limited access. Only states with sufficient access and data are available.

Statewide Criminal Search
National Criminal Record Locator Search

National Criminal Record Locator Search

The National Criminal Record Locator Search is a database check that searches over 800 million records nationwide. Data found in this search comes from diverse sources such as statewide repositories, local county information, Department of Corrections and Administration of Courts records. Because this is a database search, all data found using this locator tool at the originating source to ensure the information is complete and up-to-date.

Federal Criminal Search

A Federal Criminal Record Search searches for offenses against federal law by district from one of the 94 Federal District Courts nationwide. Federal violations generally will not appear in either a county, nationwide or statewide criminal check, which search for offenses against state law. Federal offenses can be very severe involving kidnapping, drug trafficking, interstate transportation of stolen goods, bank robbery, and embezzlement.

Federal Criminal Search
Nationwide Sex Offender Record Search

Nationwide Sex Offender Record Search

A real-time search of publicly available sex offender information from all states, including District of Columbia, US Tribes and Territories. Information provided will vary by jurisdiction

Response Time – 1 to 24 hrs

Global Watch Database

Search of US and foreign sanctions and watch lists. Sources include lists from FBI, DEA, OIG, SDN, BATF, ICE, OFAC, SDN, SAM and assorted international sources such as Interpol and foreign sex offender registries.

Response: Instant

Global Watch Database

Verification Services

Employment and Education Verification

Employment and Education Verification

Verify the provided employment or educational history, including dates of employment and job title, degree or level of education obtained. If allowed, performance, rehire status, reason for departure and any other general comments will be provided in the report.

24-48 hrs

Professional License Verification

Confirms an individual’s professional license, type of license, date and state issued from State Records or online system
Response Time – 24 to 72 Hours

Professional License Verification
Military service verification

Military Service Verification

National Personnel Records are searched to verify if the candidate has been an active member of military or has ever served with the military.
Response Time – 24 to 72 Hours

Reference Verification

Verifies through candidate’s professional references insights into various things such as attitude towards work, job skills, interpersonal skills, work ethics, strengths, weaknesses, punctuality etc.
Response Time – 24 to 72 Hours

Telephone reference check

Additional Services

Instant credit report

Instant Credit Report

Contains credit information of the applicant. Based on applicable state law, the report includes seven to ten years of credit history, payment history, delinquencies, bankruptcies, defaults and collection action.

Response Time – Instant

County Civil Search

Provides records of civil cases (contract disputes, property damage & probate cases) at the county level from court records.
Response Time – 48-72 Hours

County civil search
Federal Civil Search

Federal Civil Search

Identifies civil cases involving federal law filed in a U.S. Federal District Court
Response Time – 3 days

Facis Level 1, 2 and 3

FACIS® Level 1 meets the federal government’s minimum requirements as outlined in the OIG’s Compliance Program Guidance and includes: OIG, GSA, DEA, FDA, PHS, ORI, TRICARE and OFAC-SDN data (federal only) and Medicare Opt-Out.

FACIS® Level 1M is the recommended baseline and minimally required compliance search for candidates employed by organizations receiving government funding. It includes: FACIS® Level 1 plus State Medicaid sanctions, 42 HEAT sources and 51 AG Notice and Release sources, and state level procurement/contractor debarment sources.

FACIS® Level 2 brings into focus a specified state and includes: FACIS® Level 1 / 1M as well as additional state-level board / source information for one specified state.

FACIS® Level 3 is the gold standard of sanction and exclusionary searches and includes: All sources included in FACIS® 1 / 1M / 2 and the sanctioning boards from all 56 U.S. jurisdictions across all provider types. This accesses more than 3,000 sources.

Fasis Level 1.2 and 3
Social media check

Social Media & Online Media Check

Online and social media sources such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Bing, and Newspaper search engines are searched for a list of keywords for your candidate to find out anything suspicious.
Response Time – Instant

Drug Screening

Indicates the presence of illegal or prescription drugs in the body via blood and urine tests conducted by laboratories. We partner with independent companies to provide complete screening services.
Response Time – 1-3 days

Drug testing

Why cFIRST?

  • Top-notch, secure and technology-backed processes

  • Comprehensive, Customized Background Verification Solutions – across verticals and sectors

  • Awarded and trusted by world’s largest companies

  • Strong international presence and networks allow cFIRST to carry out intensive checks across the globe

  • Best in-class service quality and excellent turnaround times

  • Convenient data entry/report retrieval processes

  • ISO 27001:2013, ACBCB, QIC, IAF certified, NAPBS, NASSCOM NSR empaneled company

  • 10+ years in the industry with 5000+ clients and 2 million+ background checks

Why cFirst

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+1-513-898-0646

Email: suzanne.moore@cfirstcorp.com