The majority of background checks can be finished in three days to a week. Typically, FBI investigations take thirty days.
Providing the agency with all necessary information and supporting paperwork, and making sure the information is accurate, will help to expedite the background investigation process.
The two most frequent causes of delays are both within the employer's capacity to regulate. One is using incorrect or incomplete check request forms,
and the other is not having the job candidate sign the required authorization and release paperwork.
Instead of relying on the applicant's information, the majority of respectable agencies contact previous institutions and companies using the contact information they have collected themselves.
While doing so guarantees they are speaking with a reliable source, the procedure may take longer.
Confusion over names might sometimes slow down background checks. Agencies frequently have to go through extensive databases to find all name variations, such as Steve, Steven, and Stephen.