CBSV Consent Form Deadline Quickly Approaching

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The Social Security Administration has updated their Consent Based Social Security Number Verification (CBSV) form (SSA-89) from the 2018 version to the 2020 version. The deadline to transition to the new forms is September 30, 2021. DISA Global solutions wants to ensure employers meet the deadline to maintain compliance and keep business running smoothly. After September 30, 2021, no one will be allowed to accept the 2018 version of the CBSV form, so it’s imperative to take action now to reduce any disruption in service.

What is a CBSV?

Some companies require you to submit your social security number (SSN) when performing a background check, which can be used for an SSN Validity Check, ensuring the validity of the social security number of the applicant. In the event that an SSN Validity Check returns as “failed,” or if the applicant appears in the SSN Random Pool, you will need to run a Content-Based Social Security Number Verification (CBSV). So how does the CBSV process work? The applicant is required to sign a consent that allows a special search at the Social Security Administration.

What's Changed?

The Social Security Administration has updated their Consent Based Social Security Number Verification (CBSV) form (SSA-89) from the 2018 version to the 2020 version. The deadline to transition to the new forms is September 30, 2021. DISA Global solutions wants to ensure employers meet the deadline to maintain compliance and keep business running smoothly. After September 30, 2021, no one will be allowed to accept the 2018 version of the CBSV form, so it’s imperative to take action now to reduce any disruption in service.

How Can DISA Help?

DISA’s background screening services can be customized to meet your industry needs. Our professionals can help you ensure safer hiring through our robust suite of products and services. From SSN Validity Checks to CBSV forms, we can help you navigate the complexities of the background screening industry.

Helpful Links:

The Social Security Administration  

 Electronic Consent Based Social Security Number Verification (eCBSV) Service  

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