Membership Categories & Pricing

Regular Membership

Companies or consumer reporting agencies (CRAs) currently, regularly and primarily* engaged in the business of providing employment and/or tenant background screening services directly to end-users, such as, employers or businesses.  Regular Members may vote and hold office.

*Primarily is defined as firms deriving 50 percent or more of gross annual revenue from screening services.

Dues: Regular Membership 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 NAPBS.

  • 12 or fewer employees: $625 USD per year
  • 13-25 employees: $1,375 USD per year
  • 26-50 employees: $2,250 USD per year
  • 51-100 employees: $3,750 USD per year
  • 101 or more employees: $7,380 USD per year

Associate Membership

Companies or consumer reporting agencies (CRAs) providing screening services directly to end-users that generate less than 50 percent of the company’s gross annual revenue from those sales AND/OR companies currently and regularly engaged in the business of providing services and products to CRAs (consumer reporting agencies).  Associate Members may vote and hold office.

Examples of providers: software, background screening research and data, legal services, fingerprinting and drug screening, marketing and advertising, consulting, verification services, insurance, onsite inspections and compliance systems to CRAs.  

Dues: $625 USD per year

Associate Court Record Retriever – Company Membership

Consists of a firm with two or more employees including owner that is devoted to court record research and document retrieval. Court Record Retrievers may vote and hold office.

Dues: $625 USD per year

Associate Court Record Retriever – Individual Membership

A one-person entity or sole proprietor who is devoted to court record research or document retrieval. Court Record Retrievers may vote and hold office.

Dues: $150 USD per year

Affiliate Membership

Individuals, companies and other entities, which do not qualify for Regular or Associate Membership but support professionalism in background screening and agree to support and comply with NAPBS Purposes and Bylaws. Affiliate members are not eligible to vote or hold office. Examples are staffing agencies, human resource and security professionals.

Dues: $625 USD per year

International Chapter Membership

APAC Chapter Membership

Canada Chapter Membership

Europe Chapter Membership

International — Other Membership

This membership category is for companies not located in Europe, Canada or Asian Pacific countries.

Eligible companies:

  • Companies or consumer reporting agencies (CRAs) currently, regularly and primarily* engaged in the business of providing employment and/or tenant background screening services directly to end-users, such as, employers or businesses.
    *Primarily is defined as firms deriving 50 percent or more of gross annual revenue from screening services
  • Companies currently and regularly engaged in the business of providing services and products to CRAs. Examples are those which provide: software, background screening research and data, court record retrieval, legal resources, fingerprinting and drug screening, marketing and advertising, consulting, verification services, insurance, onsite inspections and compliance systems to CRAs.
  • Individuals, companies and other entities, which support professionalism in background screening and agree to support and comply with NAPBS Purposes and Bylaws. Examples are human resources and security professionals.

Dues: $600 USD per year

If you are unsure what membership category your business qualifies for, contact membership@napbs.com.

NAPBS Membership Year — 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

 

 

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