The Virginia Motor Vehicle Dealer Board now has nine providers who are authorized to conduct the necessary background checks for those seeking initial salesperson licenses in the commonwealth. As of August 1, dealers are required to source the background checks when completing an MVDB 61 application form on behalf of a would-be salesperson.
The nine authorized providers, and their points of contact, are:
Accurate (formerly Careerbuilder)
Employment Screening Services
Partnership Screening International Inc.
The Cole Group
Paige Johnson, EVP of Operations
Chad Birmingham, Enterprise Account Manager
Alissa Mir, BGC Specialist
Please note that you are required to include the unique background check code on each application prior to submitting it to the MVDB. The MVDB also notes that some background check providers may “require exclusive use agreements or minimum service agreements to utilize their services.Download Bulletin PDF