CA and MI Public Record/Court Access Information

Canada Council Membership Structure

Canadian organizations headquartered in the United States follow the updated dues schedule per the 2019 dues restructure. Canadian organizations headquartered outside the United States refer to the Membership Categories and Pricing for Canada on the applicable dues chart. 

Regular Member

Regular Member: Organizations who are regularly, currently and primarily* engaged in the business of background screening (for example a consumer reporting agency (CRA) that provides employment and/or tenant background screening services directly to end-users such as employers or landlords).

*Primarily means 50 percent or more of gross company revenue.
 

Annual Dues are based upon company employee levels, see below for rate.

Employee Levels: Include all company employees.  Count each part-time as one-half employee. Do not include subcontractors or outside consultants.

Annual Dues:

  • 12 or fewer  – $500 
  • 13 to 25 – $1,000
  • 26 - 50 – $1,025
  • 51 to 100 – $2,250 
  • 101 to 500 – $3,100
  • 501 to 1,000 – $5,000
  • 1,001+ – $7,500

Associate Member

Associate Member: Organizations who are secondarily engaged in the business of background screening or who provide services integral to Regular members, as defined by the Board of Directors (for example, (a)  A company that is a CRA with screening services that generate less than 50 percent of gross company revenue, (b) A company that is a supply chain Provider of services and products to CRAs (consumer reporting agencies), or (c)Combination of A and B).

Examples of associate members are entities providing services integral to CRAs such as: software, public record researchers, background screening research and data, fingerprinting and drug screening, verification services, and other supply-chain partners to CRAs.

Annual Dues:

  • 12 or fewer  – $500 
  • 13 to 25 – $500
  • 26 to 50 – $500 
  • 51 to 100 – $600
  • 101 to 500 – $750
  • 501 to 1,000 – $900
  • 1,001+ – $1,100

Affiliate Member

Affiliate Member:  Organizations or individuals that support the purposes of PBSA and professionalism in screening, but, as determined by the Board of Directors, are not primarily or secondarily engaged in the business of background screening and do not provide services integral to Regular members.

Examples of Affiliate Members: attorneys, consultants, human resource or security professionals, or insurance carriers.

Annual Dues:

  • 12 or fewer  – $312.50
  • 13 to 25 – $375
  • 26 to 50 – $475 
  • 51 to 100 – $600
  • 101 to 500 – $750
  • 501 to 1,000 – $900
  • 1,001+ – $1,100

 

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