Resource Center

Why you should do a Background Check
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Best Practice Criminal Background Checks
What every Texas HR Manager should know about background screening!
Court Fees
Some jurisdictions require an additional fee to perform a search. This is the list of known court fees as of 11/1/2014.
W-9 Form
Form W-9 to request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification.
Summary of your Rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act
Copy of the Summary of Consumer Rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Formerly enforced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and now governed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Vermont Summary of Rights (VFCRA)
Vermont has adopted a local revision of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. This is a copy of your rights in Vermont under this revision.
Remedying Identity Theft
Steps for remedying identity theft.
Statement of Rights for Identity Theft Victims
Statement of rights for those who are victims of identity theft.
Equifax Dispute Documentation
Please fill this out and send to the contact on the form to begin a dispute for any information provided by Equifax.
Online Credit Card Payment Instructions
Quick Search Online Credit Card Payment Guide.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Cross Reference
Need to look up what county a city is in?
Disposition Codes and Definitions
Details the various search results from the court and what each disposition means.
US District Courts List
A List of All the District Courts in the U.S.
Blank Authorization Form
Generic Quick Search authorization form for Pre-Employment background screening.
Web Order Entry Guide
Instructions on how to place an order in our online web portal through your client dashboard.
Adverse Action Overview
Mandatory process for all potential employers who would disqualify an applicant due to criminal history.
International Coverage
A list of Services available internationally through Quick Search.
Industry-wide Search Type Definitions
A list of the most common search types and their definitions. Click HERE for a complete list, as published by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS)
Interpreting a Credit Report
A guide to interpreting the data on a TransUnion credit report.
NAPBS Background Verification RFP Guide
A guide for preparing a Request for Proposal for backgrounds screening contracts as published by the NAPBS.
Research Provider Guidelines
The NAPBS Guidelines for Research Providers such as Quick Search.
Texas DPS Criminal Record Audit
An Audit Report on the criminal Justice Information System at the Department of Public Safety and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Dated 09/2011.
7-year States
Some states have adopted modified FCRA guidelines that limit what information can be used in the hiring process.
Invoice Auto-Pay Instructions
To be set up for auto-pay with a major credit card, please fill out this form and send it to our Accounting Department.