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Signed Disclosures and Authorizations for Credit Checking

All pre-employment credit checks require a stand alone signed release by applicant to be faxed, mailed or e-mailed to American Screening. This is so the applicant is more likely to read the content and be aware a credit check is being performed, so as not to bury it amongst additional job application paperwork that is required. You may download this form from our necessary forms.

Signed Disclosures and Authorizations for General Background Screening

Disclosures and Authorizations are required for all Department of Motor Vehicles and many Criminal Records. We will be posting the individual state requirements in the near future when the list stabilizes. Some, in fact, require releases to be notarized, although very few at this point. We urge you to be prudent and forward a signed Disclosure and Authorization for all background checks that you request. You may also download a sample Disclosures and Authorizations from our necessary forms page.

Important Links

American Screening remains in compliance with all relevant federal and state regulations. In keeping with this commitment we have provided the following links to assist your company in the understanding of laws and requirements.

The Fair Credit Reporting Act

Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act 

Disposal Rules

Remedying the Effects of Identity Theft

Use of Credit Information in Employment and Restrictions by State or City

Background Checks What Employers Need to Know – Per the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission