RELEASE AUTHORIZATION AND
FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT DISCLOSURE
[FOR EMPLOYMENT PURPOSES]
The applicant for employment acknowledges that this company may now, or at any time while employed, verify
information within the application, resume or contract for employment. In the event that information from the report is
utilized in whole or in part in making an adverse decision, before making the adverse decision, we will provide to you a
copy of the consumer report and a description in writing of your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act,15 U.S.C. §
1681 et seq.
Please be advised that we may also obtain an investigative consumer report including information as to your character,
general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living. This information may be obtained by contacting your
present and previous employers or references supplied by you. Please be advised that you have the right to request, in
writing, within a reasonable time, that we make a complete and accurate disclosure of the nature and scope of the
Additional information concerning the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq., is available at the Federal
Trade Commission’s web site ( ).
By signing below, I hereby authorize all entities having information about me, including present and former
employers, personal references, criminal justice agencies, departments of motor vehicles, schools, licensing
agencies, and credit reporting agencies, to release such information to
the company or any of its affiliates or
carriers. I acknowledge and agree that
this Release and Authorization shall remain valid and in effect during
the term of my contract.
For Maine Applicants Only
Upon request, you will be informed whether or not an investigative consumer report was requested, and if such a report was requested, the
name and address of the consumer reporting agency furnishing the report. You may request and receive from us, within 5 business days of our
receipt of your request, the name, address and telephone number of the nearest unit designated to handle inquiries for the consumer reporting
agency issuing an investigative consumer report concerning you. You also have the right, under Maine law, to request and promptly receive
from all such agencies copies of any reports.
For New York Applicants Only
You have the right, upon written request, to be informed of whether or not a consumer report was requested. If a consumer report is
requested, you will be provided with the name and address of the consumer reporting agency furnishing the report.
For Washington Applicants Only
If we request an investigative consumer report, you have the right, upon written request made within a reasonable period of time, to receive
from us a complete and accurate disclosure of the nature and scope of the investigation. You have the right to request from the consumer
reporting agency a summary of your rights and remedies under state law.
For California*, Minnesota, and Oklahoma Applicants Only: A consumer credit report will be obtained through Truescreen®, Inc., P.O.
Box 541, Southampton, PA 18966.
If a consumer credit report is obtained, I understand that I am entitled to receive a copy. I have indicated below whether I would
like a copy.
If an investigative consumer report and/or consumer report is processed, I understand that I am entitled to receive a copy. I have
indicated below whether I would like a copy.
Yes ______ No______
*California Applicants: If you chose to receive a copy of the consumer report, it will be sent within three (3) days of the
employer receiving a copy of the consumer report and you will receive a copy of the investigative consumer report within seven (7)
days of the employer’s receipt of the report (unless you elected not to get a copy of the report).
Date:____________________________ Signature of Applicant: _________________________________________
Print Full Name: ________________________________________________________________________________
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