Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How expensive is it to run a background check?
A: Not as expensive as it will be if you don’t. Most of our reports cost less than you think. Complete a quote request and we will be happy to send you our competitive rates.

Q: Is there a discount for higher volume?
A: Yes, we will price your custom made package according to your volume.

Q: How long does it take to get the results back?
A: Most reports are virtually instant, although there are some exceptions where it can take longer for a variety of reasons.

Q: How do I know if the results are accurate?
A: UBC takes pride in the accuracy and completeness of our background reports. Any adverse information is reviewed by a licensed investigator.

Q: How do you ensure that the results are on the person in question and not an imposter?
A: Although there are rare exceptions such as identity theft that can affect the accuracy, we use Personal Identifiers and match up multiple indicators to make sure we report on the applicant in question.

Q: How long does it take to open a business account and get set up to run our own searches?
A: The paperwork is simple and once you have submitted the information, you will have online access within 2-3 business days.

Q: Do I need to get the applicant’s consent or can I just provide that person’s information?
A: You will need to have the applicant sign a Disclosure and Consent form.

If you have a question not answered here, feel free to use our Contact Us form or complete our “Quote Request” form for a free quote. We promise to answer your question within one business day.

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