Background Check for Employment and Rental

Screening your newly hired employees is important to the safety of everyone involved at your workplace. Apart from minimizing risks of theft and fraud, background screenings lower employee turnover, reduce overall hiring and recruiting costs, and ultimately improve the quality of your workforce

Conducting thorough background checks with DK Security ensures that you can fully trust new employees that will be exposed to valuable information about your organization. We tailor cost-effective screening packages to your unique situation and assist you with interpreting results and understanding best practices per industry.

What Is a Background Check for Employment?

The scope of a DK background screening for employment purposes may include, for example: consumer credit, previous and current employers, worker’s compensation claims, criminal history records, sexual offender lists, wants and warrants records, motor vehicle records, military records, educational verification, license verification, civil cases, and more. 

We utilize InstaScreen as an online pre-employment screening tool. This is an easy-to-use tool that provides instant access via the online InstaScreen client portal. Clients are notified by email once a background screening order is complete, and may check the status of an order anytime.

To start the background check progress with DK, simply contact us with your request. All screening requests are reviewed by our executive team and given personal, speedy attention so you can focus on finding the right employees quickly and cost-effectively.

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How Long Do Background Checks Take for Pre-Employment?

At DK Security, the results of a background check for employment are generally available within 24 hours. We are committed to providing fast and personal service that leads to safe workplaces and qualified employees.

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How Far Back Do Employee Background Checks Go?

The duration of time that falls within a background check depends on industry standards and a client’s own benchmarks. A DK screening client usually chooses between three-year, five-year, seven-year, or 10-year time ranges — although background checks may be obtained for up to 15 years of prior history. 

How to do a Background Check on a Tenant

Like pre-employment screenings, background checks for tenants are a useful tool for landlords to identify quality tenants and discourage applicants with something to hide. DK Security is available to screen potential tenants for credit scores, employment information, criminal history records, sex offender lists, motor vehicle records, and more. 

All it takes to get started on a tenant background check is to contact us. Screening requests are received by our executive team; our speedy review process helps you find the right tenants in a timely manner.

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What Does a Tenant Background Check Show?

Tenant background check results are delivered via InstaScreen, our digital hub for all background screening information. All screening clients are provided instant access to our client portal and notified via email when checks are complete. 

Michigan Fingerprinting Services

DK Security also provides a more in-depth step of the background screening process: fingerprinting services. We use Live Scan devices to acquire high-quality, digital image fingerprints, which are then submitted to the State of Michigan and the FBI’s relevant national registry (the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System).

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How Long Does a Fingerprint Background Check Take?

After a Live Scan digital impression is received by the State of Michigan and the FBI, the results are usually returned to the customer via email within 24 to 48 hours.

Where to Get Fingerprints Done Near Me?

We offer same-day scheduling for fingerprinting appointments at our Grand Rapids, Lansing, and metro Detroit offices. You have a large group in need of fingerprinting service, our team will also travel to your place of business upon request.

Grand Rapids

At DK Security headquarters in southeast Grand Rapids, our round-the-clock command center team is equipped to complete fingerprinting appointments 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.

5160 Falcon View Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512

(616) 656-0123

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Our Lansing office is located just west of the city and books fingerprinting appointments Monday to Friday, 9AM to 5PM.

6011 W St. Joseph Hwy, Suite 403, Lansing, MI 48917

(616) 656-0123

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Our newly minted Troy office is located half an hour north of downtown Detroit and completes fingerprinting appointments Monday to Friday, 9AM to 5PM.

550 Stephenson Hwy, Suite 360, Troy, MI 48083

(616) 656-0123

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Start a Background Check for Employment

We encourage you to reach out to us regarding your organization’s need for background checks and fingerprinting services. If you’re interested in having a conversation about our security services and finding the right fit for you, contact us today.