Search Packages

All searches will ONLY be run if BEREAN has received a signed Disclosure and Release Form from the applicant, employee or tenant. In some instances such Disclosure and Release Forms must be faxed to us.

SEARCH TYPE DESCRIPTION
CDLIS
(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.
Criminal Search
Single County
County Criminal Records Searches are typically available in each county throughout the U.S. and can be conducted in Superior, Municipal, Upper and Lower courts as publicly available. These searches are used to determine if an applicant/employee has a felony, misdemeanor and in some instances, an infraction filing within the last seven years or longer if the record includes a legally reportable conviction. Completed reports consist of only legally reportable information; information may include dates of arrest and filing, charges, level of charges, disposition date, final disposition of charges and any applicable sentence or penalty. Additional access fees may apply to certain counties. FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
Education Verification 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. Additional access fees may apply to certain institutions. FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PLEASE NOTE: A signed Disclosure and Release Form must be faxed to us in order to run this report. Some institutions may charge additional fees for data.
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.) PLEASE NOTE: A signed Disclosure and Release Form must be faxed to us in order to run this report.
Employment
Verification
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.
Federal Criminal
Search
Reveals criminal complaints brought by the U.S. government against defendants for violations of federal criminal law.
International Criminal Search Returns information from a specified country’s national criminal records. Search is performed by name and date of birth.
International Education Verification Verifies relevant education data from specified institutions in countries other than the United States. PLEASE NOTE: A signed Disclosure and Release Form must be faxed to us in order to run this report. Some institutions may charge additional fees for data.
Global Report Accesses Global Criminal Database data to identify individuals linked to terrorism or appearing on government watch and sanction lists. Results include information from U.S. agencies as well as databases of other countries, institutions and international law enforcement agencies.
InstaCriminal
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.
InstaCriminal
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.
PLEASE NOTE COLORADO EXCEPTIONS TO INSTACRIMINAL SEARCHES
A. Certain information from Colorado courts and law enforcement may fail to appear on a national criminal search. If you are running a national criminal search and need in-depth data from Colorado, we suggest you also run a single-state Colorado search.
B. The single-state Colorado search returns sex offender registry information only from Colorado. (Other single state searches return information from national registries.) Please take that into account if you run a single-state Colorado search and require National Sex & Violent Offender Database information as well.
C. Single-state Colorado searches include a court surcharge added to the standard fee.
InstaEviction
National Search
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.
InstaEviction
Single State Search
Searches evictions, liens and judgments filed from specific individual, including statewide and county eviction records. Our database is updated daily.
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.
Please note: MedCLEAR reports below provide background data on individuals and organizations 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 (Formally CHAMPUS, or the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services)
A variety of MedCLEAR searches are provided to meet the risk protection needs of clients.
MedCLEAR Oganization
National
Searches background data on Healthcare Organizations such as hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation facilities, treatment providers and others; retrieves data from the above-listed federal sources, state agencies across the 50 states to reveal any sanctions and/or violations and whether disciplinary action was taken. If so, reports identify action, description, authority and date (if available). Also includes the Global Report.
MedCLEAR Professional
National
Searches background data on Healthcare Professionals such as doctors, nurses, therapists, technicians and others; retrieves data from the above-listed federal sources, state agencies across the 50 states to reveal any sanctions and/or violations and whether disciplinary action was taken. If so, reports identify action, description, authority and date (if available). Also includes the Global Report.
Professional License Verification—Public Verification of a variety of government-issued professional licenses: nurses, doctors, lawyers, pharmacists, insurance agents, accountants, architects and many others. Confirms with the state or federal issuing authority of the applicant’s license, certification or credentials, the date of issue, expiration date and status. PLEASE NOTE: A signed Disclosure and Release Form must be faxed to us in order to run this report.
Professional Certification Verification—Private** Verification of private certificates in a variety of professions, certifying competency in disciplines like computer skills, medical technology and others. A signed Disclosure and Release Form must be faxed to us in order to run this report.
Reference Verification (Personal/Professional) A verification specialist will contact the personal and professional references provided by the applicant and ask questions pertaining to the reference’s relationship with the applicant, length of time known, any joint work experiences, and overall character of the applicant. PLEASE NOTE: A signed Disclosure and Release Form must be faxed to us in order to run this report.
Residence Verification A verification specialist will contact the current or prior landlord and ask questions pertaining to the landlord’s relationship with the applicant, length of time at residence, state of unit when vacated and timeliness of payments. PLEASE NOTE: A signed Disclosure and Release Form must be faxed to us in order to run this report.
Social Security
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.
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 to make informed renting/leasing/lending decisions. PLEASE NOTE: A signed Disclosure and Release Form must be faxed to us in order to run this report.