A fast, effective, easy way for the sponsor organization (you) to implement a responsible, FCRA-compliant, screening program for your vendor's and contractor's employees to protect your organization.

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At no charge to you, backgroundchecks.com handles the set up, on-boarding, training, and completed report certification. We offer online account sign up, a full array of competitively priced background services for your screening needs, screening packages that match or mimic your standards, and credit card billing directly with your vendors. This way you get a complete due diligence program to protect your organization, customers, reputation, and employees without any cost to your organization.

Regardless if you need to screen contracted or co-employed personnel, interns or affiliates, we can develop a custom screening program incorporating criminal record checks for you, based on your rules and standards.

Included in our program is custom branding of our welcome pages, training materials, and screening packages in our website, consistent with your brand’s design guidelines.

Key features of the VendorSAFE program

  1. Secure, web-based order system with 24/7 availability

    • Allows for contracting companies to run background checks on all employees
    • Allows contacting company personnel to use credit card to open account and to pay for background checks
    • Allows you to keep track of approved vendors through management reporting
  2. Customize the screening package to meet your standards

    • Add both instant and direct court searches to create a comprehensive background check
    • Allows for those being screened to be “cleared” based on your guidelines
    • Optionally add the issuing of certificates as proof of completion
  3. Training and support to make roll out easier

    • Landing page customized to reflect your branding to promote consistency among program management systems
    • Live US-based customer service support for both the direct users and for you
    • Onboarding welcome emails and web-based training
    • A dedicated account manager

VendorSAFE factsheet

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The backgroundchecks.com Difference


backgroundchecks.com has the technological resources to support some of the most complex hiring programs in the world. We offer some of the most intuitive software with the ability to create packages per client, progressively screen individuals, and much more.


backgroundchecks.com has our finger on the pulse of compliance issues relating to background screening and human capital solutions. That means that we are able to help you meet federal, state, and local compliance regulations, including ones that are specific to the industries you serve.


With over 600 million records, we can offer you the #1 criminal conviction database in the industry that can be used for criminal background checks. What's more, we actively search for updated records for our criminal database, with the end result being a cleaner and more reliable criminal record search.

* Based on a comparison of the number of sources of conviction data for online criminal conviction databases that make their source list publicly available.