Employers trust Universal Background Screening to Deliver Hire Quality™

Universal Background Screening provides comprehensive background screening services with a commitment to personalized, responsive service and accuracy in the information we provide. Our fully accredited services include exceptional turnaround time and ensure your company meets and exceeds all compliance guidelines. We help companies coast-to-coast make the background screening process easier and ensure our clients know everything they need to know about prospective employees.

NAPBS Accredited

Universal is one of a small percentage of screening firms accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners.

Personalized Service

As a client, you are assigned a client service team knowledgeable about your account and screening program.

Fast Turnaround Time

Universal delivers industry-leading turnaround time, providing results in less than 2 days for criminal searches and under 3 days for verifications.

Legal Compliance

We follow State and Federal Regulations and Industry best practices designed to protect your organization and assist in your compliance.

ATS & HRIS Integrations

Universal is HR-XML Certified and integrated with dozens of leading ATS and HRIS solutions to help you further automate your screening and workforce management process.

Advanced Client Portal

Universal’s user-friendly, web-based solution simplifies the background screening process. Submit orders, view pending as well as completed reports in real time, 24×7.

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Companies like yours trust Universal

Universal Background Screening provides services to companies small and large, in a wide range of industries. No matter what kind of company you have and what your screening needs may be, we can help.


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