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Most Recent Questions

Who needs to get a permit for the Spotted Lanternfly?

Question category: Transportation Compliance

How long is a background check good for access to a consortium owner site?

In most cases, a background check is good for two years. You should check with the contractor employer for a specific owner’s time frame.

Question category: Background Screening

How do I obtain a waiver or exemption to gain access to an owner site?

You will need to contact your contract employer for the specific owner’s procedure for obtaining a waiver or exemption.

Question category: Background Screening

How do I find out about specific consortium owner requirements?

​DISA’s Client Services department team can answer most questions you may have. Please call them at 281-673-2450.

Question category: Background Screening

Why is the candidate's consent required to run a background check?

Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) § 604 – 15 U.S.C. § 1681b states employers are required to provide applicants with a separate written disclosure, which advises that a consumer report may be obtained for employment purposes

Question category: Background Screening

How does DISA know what jurisdictions to check?

DISA also uses data sources to compile counties where a person may have lived.

Question category: Background Screening