Our Process.

Employee Background Check Services

Our organization, Employers Choice Screening, has been successful in the completion of background checks for an array of public and private organizations. We have over 80% repeat business and a high referral rate due to our happy clients. Our online platform and highly qualified team have been instrumental to a continued tradition of efficiency, promptness, accuracy, and professionalism.

Research Process

Employers Choice Screening is proven to provide employers with employee background check services within 24 – 72 hours turnaround time while also providing accurate information. Our research process is structured to be in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) for example. We require signed releases from applicants and our quick turnaround time allows employers to obtain public record information to make well-informed hiring decisions regarding applicants.

Our employment background screening service packages are tailored to meet the needs of employers across all industries, regardless of the position(s) in which they are hiring for. With qualified investigative resources on the ground nationwide as well as a network of research analysts in most states and several countries, your pre-employment background screening needs can be addressed in almost any area.

Services include:


  • Credit Report: Pre-Employment Credit Report

Identity Development

  • Social Security Address Trace/ Social Security Verification (SSN Trace/Verification)


  • County Criminal Search
  • Statewide Criminal Records Search
  • Nationwide Federal Criminal Search
  • Cursory Nationwide Criminal Database Search
  • Sex Offender Registry
  • County Civil Search
  • Nationwide Federal Civil Search
  • OFAC (Terrorist Search)


  • Employment Verification
  • Workers’ Compensation Search
  • Reference Verification
  • I-9 Verification


  • Professional License Verification
  • Education Verification
  • Drivers History Search
  • OIG Exclusion Search

Substance Abuse Screening-Drug Testing:

  • 10-Panel Test
  • 9-Panel Test
  • 5-Panel Test

DOT Substance Abuse Screening-Drug Testing:

  • 7-Panel Test
  • 5-Panel Test

Employment Physicals:

  • DOT
  • Non-DOT

Primary Services in alphabetical order:

  • Civil History On-Site* (Per county)
  • Consumer Credit History (Bankruptcies, Tax Liens, and Judgments)
  • Criminal History On-Site* (per county)
  • Cursory Nationwide Criminal Database Search
  • Statewide Criminal Search
  • Nationwide Federal Criminal
  • Nationwide Federal Civil
  • Drivers’ History ** (Per state)
  • DOT and Non DOT Drug Testing**** (Urine and Follicle)
  • Education Verification*** (Per institution)
  • International Education Verification*** (Per institution)
  • DOT and Non DOT Employment Physicals
  • Employment Verification*** (Per employer)
  • International Employment Verification*** (Per employer)
  • GSA/EPLS Exclusion Search
  • I-9 Document Verification (E-Verify)
  • Incarceration Records (Per institution)
  • Military Verification (Per branch)
  • Medical Practitioner (NPDB)
  • OIG Exclusion Search
  • License Verification
  • Reference Verification (Per name)
  • Statewide Sexual Offender Registry
  • Social Security Trace
  • Social Security Verification
  • TB Testing (Skin) TB Testing (Chest X-ray 2 views)
  • Terrorist Search (OFAC/CLFST, OSFI)
  • Workers’ Compensation Search (Per state)

Additional Services:

  • TB Testing
  • Pre-Employment Credit Reports
  • E-Verify
  • Social Security Number Verification
  • OIG Excluded Parties List
  • Employment Physicals
  • Employment Assessment Testing
  • Workers’ Compensation Search
  • Military Verification
  • Professional License Verification

Research Your New Hires!


Workplace Violence

One out of every six crimes occurs in the workplace and homicide is the second leading cause of workplace death in the U.S.

Education Falsification
National Credit Verification Service reports that 25% of the MBA degrees it verifies on resumes are false.

72% of shrinkage is due to employee theft.
34% of all job applications contain lies.
30% of small business failure is caused by employee theft.

Certifications and Registrations.

Employers Choice Screening is a national employment background screening, and compliance training company headquartered in California with multiple certifications and registrations. We welcome the opportunity to work with chief procurement officers and diversity supply chain procurement managers to bid on RFPs and respond to RFQs for employment background screening, drug testing, and mandated employee compliance training services.