State Criminal

Statewide Criminal

Many states have a central repository collecting criminal histories from all counties in the state. The primary search criteria necessary to complete a statewide criminal background check vary from state to state. The typical primary search criteria are first name, last name, date of birth and Social Security number. Types of Statewide Criminal Results can include:

  • Traffic
  • Ordinance
  • Misdemeanor
  • Felony
County Criminal

County Criminal

Inquiry into an individual's criminal background in a particular county directly from the county court. Often a Social Security Number Plus search is ordered first and those results provide the one click capability of ordering the counties where the person has previously lived.

State Department Records

State Department Records

State department record searches offer a look into state agency information. Examples include:

  • Missouri Employee Disqualification List
  • Missouri Mental Health Registry
  • Missouri Family Care Safety Registry
  • Child Abuse and Neglect Registry for IL, IA, IN, KS, MO, NE
  • Adult Abuse and Neglect Registry for KS
  • Driving Records
  • Professional Licensing
Federal Databases & Nationwide Searches

Federal Databases & Nationwide Searches

Federal criminal history searches for crimes against the federal government. Searches are available by state or nationwide. Offenses may include tax evasion, terrorist activities, mail fraud, drug trafficking, and anything investigated by the FBI.

  • Government Watch List - A search of the national Government Watch List maintained by the Department of Homeland Security.
  • GSA - General Services Administration - Entities and individuals excluded from participating in federal procurement programs.
  • OIG Office of the Inspector General - Individuals or entities excluded from program payment because of Medicare or Medicaid fraud or abuse
  • OIG - Office of the Inspector General – Recurring - An ongoing, monthly check of your staff
  • OFAC - Office of Foreign Assets Control - A search of individuals and companies owned or controlled by, or acting for or on behalf of, targeted countries compiled by the US Dept. of the Treasury. It also searches individuals, groups, and entities, such as terrorists and narcotics traffickers designated under programs that are not country-specific. Collectively, such individuals and companies are called "Specially Designated Nationals" or "SDNs." Their assets are blocked and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from dealing with them.
  • Wants and Warrants
  • Sex Offender
Education and Employment Verifications

Education and Employment Verifications

Verifying an applicants’ education or past employment history can be an important part of the hire process since these pieces of information are typically self-reported on a job application.

Education and Employment Verification results are primary source verifications and are returned quickly. Where available, results will include extras such as the degree type, and any honors the candidate may have earned such as Deans List or Honor Roll. Diploma mills and fake degrees are sometimes hard to recognize. Our staff will alert you to any potential fraud.

Primary source employment verifications are returned with clear and concise results. Through our customizable list of employment verification questions, we can obtain employment information to meet your company’s requirements.

  • Education Verification
    • High School, GED, Degree Verification
  • Employment
    • Current and Past
  • Employment
    • Professional and Personal
SSN Plus

SSN Plus

A combination search that traces a social security number and the state/date issued. It will also determine addresses the Search Subject has been associated with over the available time period as well as known aliases associated with the SSN.

MyEntryScreen - Applicant Entry

MyEntryScreen - Applicant Entry

MyEntry Screen is a web-based solution that allows applicants, students, volunteers and medical staff to initiate their own background check. MES is fully customizable and can include your company's branding.

How does it work?

The applicant is provided a link to the secure website along with a code that corresponds to their required search package. The applicant can access MES on their computer, or any mobile device, electronically sign the required authorization(s) and enter the required personal data to initiate their screening.

Background Check Advantage receives the orders instantly and initiates the packaged search types. Results are returned to the requesting client, not the applicant.

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