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​​All background check applications are submitted electronically into ORCHARDS by approved users (see our Training and Tools page for details).

ORCHARDS checklist

If you are an approved user, you can use the ORCHARDS checklist to make sure you have all the data you need to initiate a background check application.

​​Hearing request form

If you are a subject individual and you received a notice that your background check resulted in “Denied" or “Restricted Approval," the notice explains your hearing rights. To request a hearing, please use the form below.


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