This article will help you understand what a Professional License Verification is, why it's important, and what type of information it provides.
To ensure your candidate has obtained a professional license required to be eligible for your position, your background screening program should include a Professional License Verification as part of each background check.Fields that tend to benefit from Professional License Verifications include:
The professional license verification service provides confirmation of claimed Professional License as reported by the candidate.
Orange Tree's Professional License Verification process
When conducting Professional License Verifications, Orange Tree contacts the issuing authority to verify the professional license status. When available, date of issuance and expiration will be provided along with any disciplinary action on file.
We will make at least three valid attempts (over a minimum of three business days). An attempt is valid when there is reason to believe the correct entity has been contacted.
Understanding Professional License Verification Results
In addition to confirming the Professional License, the report may include information regarding the license issue and expiration dates and disciplinary information on file.
- License not valid
- License expired
- License inactive
- Never certified
- Applied for certification
International Professional License Verification
Confirmation of claimed Professional License as reported by the candidate. The license issuing authority is contacted to verify the professional license status. When available, date of issuance and expiration are provided along with reportable disciplinary action on file. This service is not available in all countries as availability and access can vary by country and license type.