Description: When an employer relies on an applicant to accurately provide information – such as his or her Social Security Number – they jeopardize their entire screening program. If other searches are conducted using an invalid or fake Social Security Number, screening efforts may miss critical information. Hence, the social security number check is used to verify social security number in order to safeguard against false social security numbers.
Data Sources: This is a database search that utilizes all three major credit bureaus in order to find SSN and perform social security number verification.
Information reported: This search will verify the validity of a social security number and will generally provide the name(s) associated with the number, address history up to 7 – 10 years, date of issue and state where the number was issued.
Turnaround Time: You will receive the results of the social security number search virtually instantly.