What Is A Level 2 Background Check?
A level one background check generally refers to a state only name based check and an employment history check. However, a Level 2 Background check refers to a state and national fingerprint based check and consideration of disqualifying offenses by law as holding positions of responsibility or trust. Section 435.04, F.S., mandates Level 2 security background investigations be conducted on employees, defined as individuals required by law to be fingerprinted pursuant to Chapter 435, F.S.
Why Get A Level 2 Background Check?
Florida requires certain employers to conduct level 2 background checks for positions that involve significant levels of trust or responsibility. Some examples of jobs that may require a level 2 background check include jobs that involve working with children, elderly persons, or other vulnerable populations.
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Searching for fingerprinting background check services near you? PrintScan offers locations across the United States to conduct fingerprint background checks. Use the map below to find the most convenient location for you.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Q. Does the FBI have my fingerprints?
If you have ever been fingerprinted to get a license or a background check then the FBI does keep a record of your fingerprints in their criminal database.
Q. How long does an FBI fingerprinting session take?
PrintScan's fingerprinting sessions for FBI background checks average at 20 minutes.
Q. Where is there a fingerprint location near me?
PrintScan offers fingerprinting locations in all 50 states. Use the map to find the most convenient location that offers your service of need.
Q. How do I know if I need my FBI background check apostilled?
If the country you wish to visit is part of the Hauge convention then you will need to apostille your FBI background check.
Q. What payment do you accept?
We accept cash, or any major credit card. (Visa/Mastercard/Discovery/American Express)
Q. What is included in a background check?
Background checks are typically used to investigate a candidate’s background based on criteria determined by their prospective or current employer. This may include employment, education, criminal records, credit history, motor vehicle and license record checks.
Q. How long does it take to get a fingerprint background check?
The average time for a fingerprinting background check it 30 minutes. Results are typically available within 24-48 hours.
Q. How much does an FBI background check cost?
An FBi background check costs $90. This fee includes fingerprinting, sending cards to the FBI for processing and an emailed copy of your report. An FBI apostille is available for an extra fee.
Q. What are the level 2 background check disqualifying offenses?
There is a lengthly list of disqualifying offenses for level 2 background checks. These include sexual misconduct, kidnapping, murder, manslaughter, incest, and virtually any charge involving minors or the elderly
Q. What is level 2 background check?
Level 2 Background checks refer to a state and national fingerprint based check and consideration of disqualifying offenses by law as holding positions of responsibility or trust. Section 435.04, F.S., mandates Level 2 security background investigations be conducted on employees, defined as individuals required by law to be fingerprinted pursuant to Chapter 435, F.S.