FHBA Sign-up Form

Please complete the form to avoid delay in your account activation.
If you have any questions or concerns during the registration process please email us at: [email protected]
Please be sure to read the TERMS and CONDITIONS as additional costs may apply to your order for certain search types.

 
FHBA - New account

1. Contact Information


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2. Services



3. Payment Information


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Billing Address
City
State/Province
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4. Terms & Conditions


Background Screening Offer:
This agreement is made and entered into by and between Background Info USA (BIUSA) and you the End User.
Additional Costs and Applicable Fees:
State Court Fees
County Court Fees
Mandatory State Motor Vehicle Fees
Alias Names - $10 Per Search Type
Maiden Names - $10 Per Search Type
Employment 3rd Party Verification Fees ($25 - $35)
Educational 3rd Party Verification Fees ($9.50 - $35)
Confirmation of criminal records derived from the Multi Jurisdiction Criminal Database Search.
Background Info USA Services and Responsibilities:
BIUSA shall provide consumer reports and investigative consumer reports (screening reports) at End Users request in connection with any Employment Screening, Volunteer Screening and Tenant Screening of applicants (The Applicant).

Screening reports are not to be used for personal reasons or to run test reports on yourself. Screening Reports are not to be provided to a 3rd party for any reason unless otherwise noted. The Company/Person requesting the report must be the End User of the report.

All screening reports include a one (1) name search based on a seven (7) year search history per search type for felonies, misdemeanors and evictions where applicable.

Drug Screening:
Customers that have a need for drug screening will need to contact support at: [email protected]
Drug Screening accounts have a setup time of 10 - 14 business days.
Credit Reports:
Credit Reports are not provided to consumers or Private Landlords.

You must be a Domestic (50 States) Property Management Company, Licensed Real Estate Broker/Agent or a Domestic US Company to gain access to credit reports.

Access to credit reports is not immediately available at account activation. Access to Credit Reports involves a vetting process which includes a physical onsite inspection of your company location along with a $100 non-refundable setup fee.

You will not have access to credit reports until the onsite inspection process is completed successfully and the vetting process has been approved.

Ordering and Compliance:

End User must have the applicant sign a consent form that is 100% FCRA Compliant. If End User does not have a consent form than one can be requested.

Background Info USA will not process a background check with a consent form that is not 100% FCRA compliant.

Payment:
Background Info USA invoices on the 1st and the 16th of each month.
The free background screening offer will be deducted from your account prior to invoicing.

Customers that pay by credit card are expected to have a valid credit card on file at all times. If you credit card is declined for any reason, your account will switch to Pay As You Order Status and you will be notified via email immediately. If you fail to update your credit card information with 24 hours of such notice than your account will incur a $25 late fee/administration fee.

Customers that pay by company check are required to pay within 21 calendar days. If payment is not received in the office of Background Info USA within 21 calendar days, your account will incur a $25 late fee and switch to Pay As You Order status.

End Users Responsibilities:
All reports including credit reports must be ordered and used by your company for your direct prospective employees, volunteers, tenants or current employees, volunteers and tenants only. You must be the end user of the report. You are not permitted to conduct reports for other companies.

Screening reports are not to be used for personal reasons or to run test reports on yourself. Screening Reports are not to be provided to a 3rd party for any reason unless otherwise noted. The Company/Person requesting the report must be the End User of the report.

Adverse Action:
End User is required to provide the applicant with pre-adverse action if the end user does not proceed with the offer of employment based on the finding of the background check. Once pre-adverse action is provided, the End User must in a reasonable amount of time (usually 5 business days) provide an adverse action notice to the applicant.

Adverse Action notices are report specific and available to all customers free of charge.

USE FOR PERMISSIBLE PURPOSE: END USER SHALL BE THE EXCLUSIVE END USER OF THE CONSUMER REPORT AND CERTIFIES THAT SUCH CONSUMER REPORT SHALL BE USED SOLELY FOR THE PERMITTED PURPOSES BY END USER ABOVE UNDER THE PERMISSIBLE PURPOSE SECTION OF THIS NEW ACCOUNT REGISTRATION FORM.

AGREEMENT TO CONFIRM ACCURACY: ALL CRIMINAL RECORD INFORMATION RETURNED FROM THE MULTI-JURISDICTION CRIMINAL DATABASES MUST BE CONFIRMED AT THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE LEVEL PRIOR TO RETURNING THIS INFORMATION AND PRIOR TO TAKING ANY ADVERSE ACTION FOR THE PURPOSE OF: 1. TO VERIFY THE ACCURACY OF THE REPORTED INFORMATION AS BEING COMPLETE. 2. TO VERIFY THAT THE RECORD INFORMATION DEFINITELY BELONGS TO YOUR APPLICANT. THERE WILL BE AN ADDITIONAL COST OF $10.00 PER NAME/PER COUNTY PLUS APPLICABLE COURT FEES TO CONFIRM THE CRIMINAL INFORMATION AT THE COUNTY OF ORIGINATION. PLEASE CALL US AT: 800-403-4398 IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND WHAT THIS MEANS.

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