We have compiled a brief list of frequently asked questions about background screenings. If you can't find the answer you're looking for, please contact us.

API ensures our clients comply with state and federal laws concerning privacy and discrimination, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

We also provide our clients with a background screening release authorization each applicant must sign.

How much does it cost?

The cost per background screening varies greatly depending on the screening options you choose and the volume of screenings your company requests.

In some situations, additional expenses may be incurred, such as mandatory court access fees.

The cost is still nominal compared to the costs of a bad hire.

How long does it take?

Backgrounds within Wisconsin typically are completed in 1 business day. Out-of-state or multi-state backgrounds are typically completed in 3-5 business days.

Our background department will contact you if there is a problem or delay obtaining the requested information.

Why use API?

Background screenings are detailed and time-consuming, requiring a lot of resources and knowledge. They are also subject to many legal regulations.

Many businesses find it more efficient to outsource background screenings to specialists, relieving their overworked HR department to focus on other important tasks.

API has the knowledge, resources, and experience to handle your screenings effectively and affordably.