Whether you’re a large corporation or a small startup, an HR manager or a business owner, DataQuest offers a wide range of employment background screening, drug testing and verification services to meet your needs.

Our services are continually refined based on legal requirements, industry best practices and client feedback.

Criminal Background Searches (Court Level)

Criminal Background Search (County/State Level Offenses)

Criminal Background Search (County/State Level Offenses)

This report includes a Felony/Misdemeanor court-level search of County/State offenses that have been filed within the specific County/State’s court system (i.e. County-Seats, Superior, District, Municipal, Common Pleas, Justice, etc). These searches obtain the most updated information at the court level.

Federal Criminal Background Search (Federal Level Offenses)

Federal Criminal Background Search (Federal Level Offenses)

This report includes a Felony/Misdemeanor court-level search of Federal offenses that have been filed in the United States District Court system. These searches obtain the most updated information at the court level. In addition to County/State level offenses, this search conducts checks in the Federal Court system, which is an entirely different court jurisdiction. Some examples of Federal offenses can include, but are not limited to: kidnapping, drug trafficking, interstate transportation of stolen goods, bank robbery, embezzlement and identity theft/fraud.

National Criminal Database Searches

Global Report – International Terrorist & FBI Watch Lists

Global Report – International Terrorist & FBI Watch Lists

This service helps identify individuals linked to terrorism or classified on government watch lists. The Global Report is designed to assist users in their compliance efforts with the United States Patriot Act, and includes a multitude of databases covering U.S. and foreign sanctions and watch lists, as provided by U.S. and foreign governments and international organizations. The following is only a partial list of the governmental agencies and other organizations searched:

  • FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation)
  • OIG (U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services Office of Inspector General)
  • DEA (U.S. Dept. of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration)
  • OFAC (U.S. Dept. of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control)
  • Interpol
  • U.S. Secret Service
  • FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation)
  • SDN (Specially Designated Nationals)
  • GSA (General Services Administration)
  • EPLS (Excluded Parties List System)
  • SAM.gov

National Sex Offender Registry Check

National Sex Offender Registry Check

This is a comprehensive check of registered sex offenders, obtained from all 50 states simultaneously. This search is vital - especially for your applicants/ employees that may be in sensitive positions that are in contact with children, vulnerable or disabled adults, deal with the public or may have to work on sensitive job sites.

Healthcare/Medical Sanction Checks

National Medical Search – Individuals

National Medical Search (Individuals-Medical Sanctions/Exclusions/Disciplinary Actions)

This is a more robust search option (equivalent to FACIS Level 3), which covers all of the following:

  • OIG-LEIE
  • SAM.gov
  • State Medicaid Sources – including State Disciplinary and Board actions.

This is the most comprehensive search method available for high-risk individuals and contractors – especially for those who are directly involved in patient care. There are other levels available – including searches equivalent to FACIS Level 1, and FACIS Level 1M/Level 2. “Continual monitoring” services are also available for all Medical Search levels. Please contact DataQuest for more information.

National Medical Search – Organizations

National Medical Search (Organizations-Medical Sanctions/Exclusions/Disciplinary Actions)

This comprehensive search provides the same information as described above in “National Medical Search on Individuals” except it focuses on healthcare organizations.

Verification Services & Other Reports

Social Security Trace & Address Locator

Social Security Trace & Address Locator

This service is a vital first step in conducting background checks. It is a powerful investigative tool that may provide information on an individual’s name history, past/present addresses and movement patterns, based upon the individual’s Social Security Number. This establishes an investigative starting point to allow for better management and focus of the overall screening, by potentially revealing names and address history previously undisclosed or even perhaps intentionally omitted by the applicant. This service is essential to help determine where to search and uncover an individual’s possible criminal history.

Employment Verifications

Employment Verifications

This report includes past or current employment history verification(s) and can be tailored to the specific needs of the client. Current employment will only be contacted with proper prior approval from applicant or client. This report allows you to compare information supplied by the applicant with verified information.

Professional Reference (Employment)

Professional Reference (Employment)

This report includes past or current professional references that are generally obtained from the applicant/employee’s direct supervisor and/or manager. DataQuest can provide sample questions or you the report can be tailored to meet your specific needs.

DOT Employment Verification

DOT Employment Verification

Certain positions within specific industries have special requirements under federal and/or state law, and are regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). This type of employment verification must have specific questions asked to DOT regulated employers (current or past DOT history). These DOT verifications comply with Federal Requirement, 49 CFR Part 40.

Education Verifications

Education Verifications

This report verifies an applicant’s academic history. Generally, the highest level of education will be verified, unless otherwise specified by client. The report finds and verifies valid school/institution information, including authorized personnel and phone numbers to conduct academic verifications. We will also notify client immediately if we suspect or discover that the school/institution is a “diploma mill”.

Professional License Verifications

Professional License Verifications

This report verifies professional license and certifications, as well as providing the subject’s professional standing with a regulatory body. Based on the information submitted, we contact the necessary licensing agencies to verify the status/standing of the license, dates, and any other information crucial to the license.

Military Verifications

Military Verifications

This report will include past or current military status. When available or released by the military, typical reported information may include: dates of service, position held, rank, salary, discharge date, name and title of the person who verified the information and any additional reportable comments.

Employment Credit Report

Employment Credit Report

This easy-to-read formatted employment credit report provides information regarding: credit summaries, account status, payment history, charge offs, collection accounts, public records, bankruptcies, judgments, tax liens, and inquiries. Access to obtain credit reports is strictly limited to authorized users. Clients that have a business necessity to obtain credit reports on specific positions, must complete additional compliance requirements in order to be granted access to employment credit reports. Please contact DataQuest for more information.

Motor Vehicle Report Services

Motor Vehicle Reports (MVR/DMV checks)

Motor Vehicle Reports (MVR/DMV checks)

Motor vehicle / driver report information is obtained either directly through the state agency of where the driver’s license was issued, or through available court/traffic court information. Typical reported information may include: status, type/class of license, expiration date, violations and/or accidents (if any), restrictions (if any), and any additional endorsements.

CDLIS (Commercial D.L. Information System)

CDLIS (Commercial D.L. Information System)

CDLIS allows employers and their agents to comply with FMCSA requirements (§ 391.21 – 391.27) by searching within the “Commercial Driver’s License Information System” for any prior licenses, current CDL, and up to three prior licenses held by said individual. This search helps by ensuring that commercial drivers do not hide or alter their driving histories. (This search does not include driving history.)

 

Global Reach

International Searches and Verifications

International Employment Verification

International Employment Verification

Did your applicant/employee work outside of the United States? Let DataQuest do the work for you and verify this information. This report includes past or current employment verification(s) that are located outside of the United States. DataQuest has the capability to verify international employment verifications in almost every country. Current employment will only be contacted with proper prior approval from applicant or client.

International Education Verification

International Education Verification

This report verifies an applicant’s academic history outside of the United States including valid school/institution information and authorized personnel and phone numbers needed to conduct academic verifications. Generally, the highest level of education will be verified, unless otherwise specified by client. DataQuest will also notify client immediately if we suspect or discover that the school/institution is a “diploma mill”.

Drug Testing Services

Drug Testing (DOT and Non-DOT)

Drug Testing (DOT and Non-DOT)

This report provides drug testing for pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion/for cause and Random Program, as well as pre-and-post-hire services for both Non-DOT and DOT positions. DataQuest partners with two of the leading occupational substance abuse testing providers in the nation. They have a network of clinics nationwide, and encompass innovative and leading edge technology, including electronic paper chain of custody. We also offer a wide-variety of other drug testing services, including:

  • Breath Alcohol
  • Instant/Rapid Testing Available
  • Onsite Drug Testing Services
  • After Hours Collections
  • Random Consortiums
  • Medical Services

Electronic Form I-9 & E-Verify Services

Electronic Form I9

Electronic Form I9

This service allows you to complete Form I-9s correctly and decrease human errors, as well as organize and store your Form I-9s electronically. It also allows you to centrally manage all records at every location. This is a paperless solution that eliminates the chances of losing these important documents or storing any paper Form I-9s in an incorrect place. This service also provides automated alerts for upcoming expiring documents and allows you to submit an E-Verify check directly from the Form I-9.

I-9 Scanning/Imaging Services

I-9 Scanning/Imaging Services

This service includes scanning/imaging and organizing of all of your existing paper Form I-9s, as well as making them easily accessible, searchable and printable. You’ll also receive automated alerts for upcoming expiring documents, and have termination and purge capabilities, access to real time reports, and simpler management of Section 3 updates. This service makes your entire Form I-9 processes paperless.