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Employment Screening Compliance Forms

The following compliance forms are available for download to help clients understand their compliance obligations under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A SAMPLE SET OF DOCUMENTS AND PROVIDED SOLELY AS A COURTESY. IT SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL ADVICE. USE OF SAMPLE DOCUMENTS OR PROCESSES MADE ACCESSIBLE BY AMERICAN DATABANK IS ENTIRELY OPTIONAL. THEREFORE, IF YOU CHOOSE TO USE SUCH SAMPLE DOCUMENTS OR PROCESSES IN PART OR WHOLE, YOU ARE AGREEING THAT SUCH DOCUMENTS/PROCESSES SHOULD BE CONSIDERED YOUR OWN (NOT THAT OF AMERICAN DATABANK). PLEASE CONSULT WITH COUNSEL AS APPROPRIATE TO CONFIRM THAT YOUR DOCUMENTS/PROCESSES COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS.

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) can be read in full here.

Source: Federal Trade Commission Website

Federal Disclosure Form

FCRA Sample Form

State Law Notices

Some states have additional laws regarding background screening. 

FCRA Summary of Rights

A summary of your major rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

EVS Terms and Conditions

Equifax required form. Employment Verification Services (EVS) Terms and Conditions must be signed by all users of Equifax services.

Federal Authorization Form

FCRA Sample Form

ALL applicants must sign this form before processing a background check.

California Notice

To be provided to CA applicants/employees.

Summary of Rights for Victims of Identity Theft (English)

Summarizes consumer rights in the event of identity theft.

California Credit Report Release Form

Credit reports for California require a separate Release Form.

Federal Investigative Consumer Report Notice

An additional notice regarding investigative consumer reports

NY 23-A Form

To be provided to NY applicants/employees.

Summary of Rights for Victims of Identity Theft (Spanish)

Summarizes consumer rights in the event of identity theft.

International Criminal Screening Forms

Download any of the following forms to assist with Criminal Searches performed in the listed countries below.

Bermuda Criminal Release Form

China Screening Form for PRC Citizens

France Criminal Release Form

International General Release Form

United Kingdom Forms

Ordering Instructions: UK Criminal National Basic Disclosure

Ordering Data Form: UK Basic Disclosure

Subject Consent for UK Basic Disclosure

ID Verification Instructions: UK Criminal National Basic Disclosure