DC Pricing

District Of Columbia Employment Screening Menu And Pricing

Background Check Description

  1. National* Criminal Records Search $29.50
  2. County Criminal Search: $19.50
  3. District Wide Instant Criminal Search: $19.50
  4. Driving Record (MVR) $19.50
  5. Social Security Number Trace: $7.50
  6. Drug Testing: $32.00 (Includes cost of collection)
  7. Credit Report: $12.00 (FCRA Compliant)
  8. Employment Verification: $15.00 Per Employer

In order to comply with the FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT employers must certify to us that they are requesting these reports for employment purposes, will maintain certain records and comply with all employment laws.

State Laws concerning background checks:
Remember, some states have both statutes and agency guidelines; others have only one source of rules, and a handful are silent on the subject.

District of Columbia
D.C. Code Ann. § 21402.66

Rules for employers:

  • Arrest records. May not obtain or inquire into arrest record.
  • Convictions. May obtain record of convictions occurring within the last 10 years.

*National criminal records checks contains records from 38 states. it also includes registered sex offenders in those states.

* It is always important to run a County criminal records check since about 30 to 40 % of county criminal records are not contained in the state criminal records and to insure the information is the most current available.

* County criminal records checks requires a manual search of records and takes 12 to 36 hours.

* Background check Releases/Authorizations signed by applicants must be separate from employment applications and are subject to FCRA audit. Please keep them on file for a period of two years in case you are asked to produce them.

For questions regarding Human Resources or employment regulations you may want to contact Jennifer McBennett of Seay Management Consultants at 407-426-9484 or email her.