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Frequently Asked Questions

What is helloverify?

A helloverify is a visual verified score. It is an individual screening system certifying background history, individual characteristics, creditworthiness and other traits of an individual. We endeavor to provide up-to-date information and world class analytics to our customers to help them make commercial decisions.

What are the benefits of background screening?

Background screening is a combination of several background checks and feedback, which weaves a network of information around an individual. The information is finally presented in form of a structured report, allowing you to make an informed decision;

  • Screening mitigates future risk
  • Reduces occurrence of untoward incidents and crime
  • Prevents fraudulent representation of documents
  • Assists you hire the right person for a job
  • Brings transparency amongst both parties
  • Builds great and lasting relations
  • Builds a secure environment around your working place or residence
  • Helps in finding the individual in case of untoward incidents and crime
Can I request a check on someone without his/her knowledge?

No, helloverify works on the principle of consent and to process any request an Individual/Self Consent Form is required.

Click Here to download the Consent Form:

Download Consent Form

How long does it take to process a case?

helloverify normally requires (14–21) working days to obtain information. This excludes weekends and holidays. However, some delays might occur due to technical issues. Reasons for such delays are:

  • Incomplete/inadequate information (insufficient information) is provided or if any document is missing, you'll be contacted via mail/call or account update to furnish required information/document.
  • Delays in Response - Universities/Schools/Educational Institutes or employers that are closed for the summer holidays, election holidays, etc.

If you have any concerns on progress of your order, contact helloverify and we will be happy to assist you.

Note:Turnaround time (TAT) for any order will start from next working day of placing the order.

How is the background check conducted?
List of Checks Description Mode of Verification Personal Prices in INR(Exclusive Of Taxes) Professional Prices in INR(Exclusive Of Taxes)
Address Check

Residential Address is verified by a physical site visit. Our field staff visit the provided address of the candidate as stipulated by the client. Our address and field checks are conducted via a mobile-based system (smart phone). A GPS print of the location (house/street) photographs and details of the one on whom check is conducted are incorporated to ensure authenticity in report.

Note: GPS location may be unavailable for remote locations

Physical Site Visit 549 399
Reference Check

A candidate's integrity, education and professional background is verified by respective references (work, education, etc.) provided.

Telephonic call 599 299
Employment Check

A candidate's past employment records are verified, which includes verifying designation, remuneration, tenure, etc. with the human resource department and/or reporting manager via e-mail, telephone or a physically visiting companies. The checks are further cross referenced by our Rolodex (Fake Company List), ROC List (Registrar of Companies), Reverse Domain Lookups and Courier Receipts.

Email/ Telephonic call/Physical Site Visit/Online Portal 499 399
Criminal Check via Court Record

A search for records of criminal charges against the candidate is conducted in various courts. We utilize public sourced websites and private databases which contains case references and records.

Online Database 1149 799
Education Check

This check involves verifying the authenticity of candidate's educational and professional qualifications from respective universities/colleges. The names are run through ONICRA's proprietary database of both known (trusted) and unknown (suspected) universities/institutes and organizations. Information obtained from official authorities/domain alone is considered and further verified. We provide a stamped revert from the authorities of the issuing university along with the nature of the course – full time/part time/distance education with the year of passing.

Email/ Telephonic call/Physical Site Visit/Online Portal 899 899
Identity Check(through Passport,Voter ID,Aadhar Card,Driving License)

This check involves validation of candidate's passport/Voter ID/Aadhar Card/Driving License)Card and Passport(via machine readable zone)All validations are conducted using a photocopy of the front face/back face of the document and checked on-line/off-line from the issuing authority.

Online Database 549 299
Global Watch List

This check involves validation of candidates credentials on Global Watch list.

Online Database 599 499
Indian Watch List

This check involves validation of candidates credentials on Indian Watch list.

Online Database 499 399
GSA(General Service Administration)

This check involves validation of candidates credentials on the GSA database of the US Government.

Online Database 499 299
OFAC(Office of Foreign Asset Control)

This check involves validation of candidates credentials on the OFAC database.

Online Database 499 299
OIG(Office of the Inspector General)

This check involves validation of candidates credentials on the OIG database.

Online Database 499 299
Social Media

This check involves checking of candidates credentials on social media Platforms and cross verifying with the information provided.

It also scans through the individual's account to check for any suspicious/abusive activities on Facebook,Twitter,LinkedIn, etc.

Online Check 999 999
Drug Test(Panel 5 Test)

Candidate's urine check-up is done to check traces of prohibited drugs in his system.

Physical Checkup 1800 1800
Credit Check

A candidates credibility is validated by checking his payments pertaining to loans and credit cards.

Member Banks and Credit Institutions 599 599

Note:We will make 1–3 attempts to chase for any physical visit/follow-up required for respective check closure. Your package will include checks/screening as per your selection.

When should I order a background screening package?

A background screening can be conducted as a part of pre-employment check. You can also order a screening to be done in case you have any doubts about the current behavior or the conduct of the person.

(This is applicable across all our packages-Baby Sitter/Tenant/Driver/Security Guard,etc.)

Can I create my own packages to suit my requirements?

Yes,you can create customized packages to suit your needs.You can also add services to the existing packages and customize it as per your requirements.

I want to register my company as a user for this service.Is there any way this can be done?

Yes, you can sign up as a professional solutions user and fill in the company data on the Sign Up page.This will set up your account and can be used by your organization.

What if my company/organization needs a contract?

helloverify works in a way any other e-commerce portal does. We engage in a digital contract with the client from the moment the cases are punched on the website till the report for that case is uploaded. The ‘My Account’ section in helloverify shows the progress of each case and when the report is generated you can download it from the same. Hence, there is no need for a stamped contract but since due to some internal policies few Companies demand for contract we share the PDF of the contract with them. You can download the Agreement by clicking on the link after registering your account as professional solution.:

User Agreement

How do I access helloverify and view status of my order – I want to know the progress of my order?

You can create your helloverify account by registering with your credentials and view progress of your case anytime by clicking on 'My Account'.

Do I need to furnish details of the prospective individual or the individual can enter details and buy a package?

helloverify functions both the ways. There are two ways to draw required information for clarity:

  • Requesting a background check on someone-Customer (you) need to furnish all details/required documents and make payment, making you the person of contact and draw benefit source for any discussion/disconnect. Also, in this case, the final helloverify Report will be accessible by you alone.
  • Self-verification - Candidates themselves will furnish all details/required documents and make payment. Candidates alone will be at the receiving end as a source of any discussion/disconnect allowing to have their own report, which can be used by them to showcase their profile portfolio.
Can I forward it to the client for filling the required information?

Using this functionality, Customer (you) can register on the portal and forward it to the candidate you wish to verify. When you click on the forward to candidate link the online verification form is shared with you and the candidate on the mail id mentioned. The candidate needs to fill that form and we will receive it when he will click on submit. The customer will be able to make the payment after forwarding the form to the candidate.

What if an essential document is missing while placing an order?

Once we find out that a document is missing or is inaccurate, our team will contact you via e-mail/call or account alert to communicate about the required information.

In case the required information/document is not furnished within 15 days from the date of raising the request, we will process the case with the available information and will be authorized to close the case as 'Unable to Verify',which will be reflected in the report.

What if I disagree/have concern with some of the information on the Final Background Report?

For any concerns you can contact the help desk team by clicking on “Contact Us” or via “E-mail” and we will be more than happy to assist you.

How can I pay for my order?

helloverify works on pre-payment structure. You can go online and login with your account credentials to make the payment via a secured gateway. The following are the modes of payment available:

  • Online Payment through PayUMoney Payment gateway
  • NEFT Fund Transfer
  • Cheque
Can I change my order after I have made the payment?

No, you cannot change the order once the payment is done.

Are there any additional charges?

No, there is no additional or hidden cost involved post the order placement.

What is your refund policy?

All orders placed will be considered as final orders and there will be no refund. If you feel that you are entitled to a refund due to extraordinary or unusual circumstances or you are not satisfied with the service, please Contact us.

Can I cancel the request in the middle of the verification process?

Yes, you can cancel verification process. However, since we initiate the process immediately upon receiving the request, the report will still be generated on the basis of checks completed till that point of time. Please note, no amount shall be refunded upon cancellation.

What if helloverify is not able to verify after receiving all the documents?

We focus on researched data sources to ensure high-level authenticity and having our own contact information mechanism developed over time and expertise. It makes the probability of completing any case greater, where still if any such situation occurs we will refund the payment for that case.

What happens to my background report in future?

The final report stays in the helloverify database for your future use. Also for your convenience report will be available online on your account, which can be accessed 24/7 by using your login id and password.

Your information and your records will become a portable asset for you, which you can access as per your convenience.

How long will it take helloverify to respond to my concern?

Your request will be duly queued and our customer service team handles every request promptly. We also review all requests daily to ensure everything is handled in time. You shall be reverted within a minimum of two (2) working days.

How secure is your site?

We have developed a robust proprietary software with emphasis on security, scalability and availability. We are an ISO 27001 certified organisation.

  • Forgery-Proof Online Results Delivery- Easy-to read online reports.
  • Physical Security- Our technologically advanced operations centers have passed numerous security reviews and audits.
  • Continuous Improvement- In-house team of programmers ensures continuous innovation.
  • Online Ordering and HRIS integration-With HR-XML compatibility, our technology is based on the industry best practices

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