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Enhanced Security with Instant Background Verifications!

With Authenticate®’s Background Verifications, you can instantly verify a user’s employment, education, professional license, and more for added trust and more security.

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Risk Reduction

Minimizes potential liabilities by thoroughly verifying civil, educational, and professional histories.

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Fraud Prevention

Detects discrepancies and fabrications in personal records, safeguarding against deceitful activities.

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Regulatory Compliance

Ensures adherence to industry standards and legal requirements through meticulous verification processes.

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Accuracy Assurance

Provides precise and up-to-date information, enhancing decision-making confidence.

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Reputation Protection

Maintains organizational integrity by confirming the authenticity of an individual backgrounds.

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Short-term Rental Screening

Property management companies conduct trust and safety screenings on prospective short-term renters, looking for a checkered past to avoid financial liabilities, property damage or personal harm.

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Volunteer Organizations

Nonprofits and community groups utilize a background check to ensure the reliability and integrity of volunteers, especially when they work with vulnerable populations. This helps prevent incidents by verifying the background of individuals.

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E-commerce businesses use background check companies to verify the identity of buyers and sellers, especially in transactions involving high-value goods or services. This approach helps mitigate the risk of fraud and ensures secure transactions along with regulatory compliance.

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Professional Licensing

By verifying a professional license, organizations, and consumers can ensure that they are working with qualified and competent individuals who meet the necessary standards and requirements in their field.


for every use case

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Online Marketplaces

Online marketplaces use a background check to verify seller identities and track records, aiming to prevent fraudulent listings and ensure product authenticity. This builds trust and confidence among buyers, fostering a safer business environment.

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Gig Economy and Freelance Platforms

Freelance and gig economy platforms conduct a background check on service providers to ensure the safety and reliability of the marketplace. This verification process is essential to maintaining a trustworthy environment where clients feel secure engaging with freelancers.

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Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms

Background checks are critical for assessing the trustworthiness of users on peer-to-peer exchanges. This minimizes the risk of defaults and fraud, safeguarding the assets of their owners. It is important to ensure that someone is who they say they are and that they are also not a known bad actor.

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Financial Services

Financial institutions use background check companies in their risk assessment processes for applicants seeking loans or other financial services. These screenings help enhance financial security and trustworthiness; providing for a secure business environment.

With Authenticate, you can save up to 73% on yearly verification costs
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Instant turnaround time

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More than 4,200 types of professional licenses can be verified

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15,000+ Institutions Covered

Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you need to know about Background Verifications.

What information is verified in a US College and University Verification?

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Authenticate® verifies education details such as school name, type, campus, location, dates attended, degree title, current enrollment status, and completion status. This process ensures the authenticity of the provided educational background.

How does Authenticate® verify current or past US employment?

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Authenticate® verifies employment details by checking company names, locations, job titles, dates of employment, current employment status, and contract type. The solution returns a TRUE or FALSE output confirming the authenticity of the provided employment information.

What is included in the US Professional License Verification?

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Authenticate® verifies professional license details, including license titles, organizations, numbers, states, end dates, and countries. If data is unavailable, the average turnaround time for a response from the source is approximately 48 hours.

How does the DMV MVR Verification process work?

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Authenticate® retrieves Motor Vehicle Records (MVRs) directly from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMVs). This includes license issuance, status, expiration, and violations or sanctions. DMV fees may vary by state.

How long does it take to get results from a background verification?

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Most verification results are instant. More comprehensive checks, such as those involving multiple jurisdictions or international records, may take longer, depending on the availability of courts. We endeavour to provide all reports promptly while ensuring accuracy and compliance.

Let’s get started!

Complete our Get Started form to sign up and begin verifying users. See our Pricing table and Billing dashboard for costs and promotional tiers.

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