Make every hire the start of a success story – anywhere in the world.

Client and Candidate focus. Powerful solutions. Global reach. We’re here to help you build a better background check experience.

Onboard new hires accurately and efficiently.

Keep great talent flowing into your organization by streamlining background checks and onboarding. For 25+ years, we’ve delivered enterprise-level solutions that make background screening faster and more efficient for global companies – and less overwhelming for candidates and new hires. Technology and tools from Accurate help ensure that every new hire is the start of a success story.

Serving the enterprise with an entrepreneurial mindset.

16000 +

Customers worldwide


Languages spoken


Continents served

60 M+

Annual Searches

The best background screening experience you (and your candidates) have ever had.

Yes, it’s a big claim. But we know we can back it up. Here’s how.

Global presence. Local compliance.

Tailored solutions from Accurate match your industry needs and comply with local data and privacy regulations (things like EEOC, FCA, and RSA) worldwide.

Attention from experts.

Whether you use our enterprise-level screening solutions or our powerful self-serve technologies, we’re here to help whenever you need us, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Technology that works.

Our flexible tools integrate seamlessly into your existing technologies, so you can start streamlining your company’s background check process right away.

Privately owned and operated.

Accurate is the largest private provider of employment background screening services. This means we take a long-term view of our clients and are committed to investing in the future.

Clients love us.

We’re here to make your background screening processes more seamless. Attentive account managers and customer services team members are here whenever you need them. Smart technologies slot easily into your existing workflows. We’ve structured our solutions to meet the real-world needs of modern enterprise businesses.

Candidates do, too.

Our solutions remove some of the stress of the background screening process for your new hires. We make it easy for them to manage their screenings – which makes them feel good and your business look good. Everybody wins.

No matter what business you’re in, we’ll help you find the right fit.

Set up scalable solutions that make sense for your business and meet your industry’s requirements, even as they evolve.


Hire qualified gas, oil, and other energy workers and contractors quickly and compliantly.

Financial Services

Banking is mobile. Your background screening solution should be, too, for faster, smarter hiring.

Gig & Marketplaces

Scalable infrastructure to support your on-demand workforce.

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Fast-paced, scalable background screening programs designed specifically for healthcare clients.

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Make sure new hires can prove the credentials and professional background they claim.

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Identify trustworthy customer service staffers who have your best interests at heart.

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Drive efficiency and speed into your hiring process without sacrificing quality.

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Proper information security starts with proper employment screening. Customize packages for any role or access level.


Find experienced land, sea and air teams to protect your most precious cargo.

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Flexible technology. Unmatched efficiency.

Tailored solutions from Accurate deliver more than one way to screen. Use the solutions that work best with your needs – or partner with us to build your own.

Background Check API

Get started quickly with compliant background checks. Simply connect your web or mobile app to our screening services.

Accurate ATS Integrations

Streamline your background check process. Integrate Accurate Background with your current applicant tracking system or other technology tools.

Client Ordering Platform

Need high-volume background checks? Employ more than 1,000 people? Let’s enhance the process from start to finish.

Decades of success – and still going strong.

For over 25 years, we’ve helped some of the world’s most influential brands keep their background screening processes flowing smoothly.


Accurate Background founded (July 31) by Dave Dickerson


Expands global service offerings


Adjudication process implemented


Headquarters moves from tiny office in Lake Forest to larger building in Irvine


Becomes ISO Certified


Acquires Cross Match Services


E-Signature: Disclosure and Authorization implemented


Introduces nationwide I-9 employment verification solution


Receives accreditation with the Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC)


Moves headquarters again to larger 47,500 square foot building in Irvine


Acquires fellow background screening services company, Hirease


Adds compliance capabilities to API


Introduces mobile capabilities


Inducted into Inc. 5000 Hall of Fame for being on the list for five consecutive years


Accurate Unveils New Branding


Accurate’s Chief Compliance and Regulatory Officer appointed Chair of PBSA Board of Directors


Appoints Tim Dowd as CEO


Acquires CareerBuilder Employment Screening (CBES)


Expands Global Footprint with New India Offices


Acquires Vero Employment Screening


Acquires Australia-based VerifyNow


Moves headquarters to 200 Spectrum Center Drive

Ready to submit an RFP?

That’s great – we’re ready to partner with you. Submit your RFP now, and we’ll show you how we can help upgrade your screening process.

Helping the world’s largest organizations make every hire the start of a success story.

Ideas and insights for better screenings.

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What Employers Need to Know About Background Checks in the UK

Communicating the Importance of Continuous Background Checks

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What Hiring Managers Need to Know About the Background Check Process

Ready for a better background screening experience?

Tell us what you need. We’ll show you how it can happen.