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Office of Human Resources

Employee & Recruitment Services


VII. ACCURATE BACKGROUND, INC.


Accurate Background, Inc. is a third party vendor that assists in facilitating Florida State University's background check process. The candidate is responsible for initiating the background check conducted through Accurate's online portal.

PACKAGES

  • Standard Criminal History Background Check
    • This package is for all who require any level of background check.
    • This package provides:
      • Seven-year county criminal search
      • Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) statewide search
      • National Criminal Database search
      • Federal Criminal search
      • National Sex Offender search
  • International Background Check
    • This add-on package is ordered along with a Standard or Level 2 background check if the candidate lived outside the U.S. for 6+ months on the last 7 years. Additional fees may apply.
  • Motor Vehicle Report
    • This add-on package is ordered along with a Standard or Level 2 background check if the candidate is required to drive a University-owned vehicle (including golf carts and other utility vehicles) as part of their regular duties. Additional fees may apply.

ACCURATE INITIATIONS

  • Once a department has requested a background check via the Request Form, HR-ERS will order the background check with Accurate Background, Inc.
  • Accurate then sends an email titled "FSU Background Check Information Form" directly to the candidate from "customer_service@accuratebackground.com"
  • This email invites the candidate to follow a link to complete a "Screening Submission Form" required to initiate the background check
  • These emails are commonly found candidates' junk/spam folders

    The email looks similar to this screenshot: