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Membership Categories & Pricing

Dues are determined by the total number of company employees. Part-time employees count as one-half. The total number is the actual number of employees, not just those who wish to be listed with PBSA.

The membership year runs from January 1 to December 31. First year membership dues are prorated based on date of application.

  • 1st qtr. (Jan-Mar) — 100% of annual dues
  • 2nd qtr. (Apr-Jun) — 75% of annual dues
  • 3rd qtr. (Jul-Sep) — 50 % of annual dues
  • 4th qtr. (Oct-Dec) — 100% of annual dues which includes remainder of year and all of following year

If you are unsure what membership category your business qualifies for, contact membership@thepbsa.org.

Current exchange rate and conversion can be found by clicking on this link. *Note: the currency exchange link will bring you to a site outside of the PBSA domain.

 

 

Regular Membership

Organizations who are regularly, currently and primarily* engaged in the business of background screening.(for example a consumer reporting agency (CRA) that is engaged in the business of providing employment and/or tenant background screening services directly to end-users, such as, employers or landlord)  *Primarily means 50 percent or more of gross company revenue.
Regular Members may vote and hold office.

Number Of Employees APAC Canada Europe Int. Other United States
12 or fewer $700 $500 $640 $600 $700
13 to 25 $750 $1,000 $700 $700 $1,400
26 to 50 $1,025 $1,025 $1,025 $1,025 $2,050
51 to 100 $1,850 $2,250 $1,850 $1,850 $3,700
101 to 500 $3,100 $3,100 $3,100 $3,100 $6,200
501 to 1,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $10,000
1,000+ $7,500 $7,500 $7,500 $7,500 $15,00

Associate Membership

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.
Associate Members may vote and hold office.

Number Of Employees APAC Canada Europe Int. Other United States
12 or fewer $625 $500 $625 $600 $625
13 to 25 $750 $500 $640 $600 $750
26 to 50 $750 $500 $640 $600 $950
51 to 100 $750 $600 $640 $600 $1,200
101 to 500 $750 $750 $750 $750 $1,500
501 to 1,000 $900 $900 $900 $900 $1,800
1,000+ $1,100 $1,100 $1,100 $1,100 $2,200

Affiliate Membership

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.
Affiliate Members are not eligible to vote or hold office.

Number Of Employees APAC Canada Europe Int. Other United States
12 or fewer $450 $312.50 $625 $600 $625
13 to 25 $450 $375 $640 $600 $750
26 to 50 $475 $475 $640 $600 $950
51 to 100 $600 $600 $640 $600 $1,200
101 to 500 $750 $750 $750 $750 $1,500
501 to 1,000 $900 $900 $900 $900 $1,800
1,000+ $1,100 $1,100 $1,100 $1,100 $2,200

 

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