Affinity Programs

Take advantage of NAPBS Affinity Programs, which offer special rates or incentives on a variety of services to members. Programs are continually being developed and reviewed to enhance member benefits.

Interested in becoming an Affinity Partner? Click here.

Affinity Programs Available to Members

Berg Consulting Group, Inc. Consulting Services

Discounts on selling your company or acquiring another

Discounts on the industry Job Board

Discounts for Berg's Consulting services

Learn more. (You must be a current member to sign up.)

BRB Publications/Larry Henry, Rhodes Hieronymous

PI State Licensing Guide
Besides explaining each state's licensing process and requirements of how to become licensed, this online tool also interprets the states' PI Licensing Laws regarding CRAs. The Guide instructs which states require a CRA to have a PI license or explanations when licensing falls into the “it depends” category. The Guide is kept up-to-date and users are informed of law changes. NAPBS Members receive a 14% discount; the annual subscription is only $25.

Subscribe to the program. (You must be a current member to sign up.)

The State Rules Register
Compliance with the myriad of state laws placed on CRAs and their clients is a complex subject that constantly needs attention, especially with the continuous stream of ongoing legislative changes. Written and kept up-to-date by one of the nation's leading employment law attorneys, the State Rules Register is a unique and very affordable solution. This electronic tool provides a practical overview of the laws in "Plain English." Multiple users can share a master log-in with unlimited access, and subscribers receive Email Alerts of law changes and significant court cases. NAPBS Members receive a 15% discount; the annual subscription is only $135.

Subscribe to the program. (You must be a current member to sign up.)

Background Screening Bookstore
Purchase the following publications at a discounted member price. Prices include shipping.

  • The Safe Hiring Manual - 3rd Edition
  • 2015-2016 MVR Access and Decoder Digest
  • 2017 PRRN Membership Directory
  • The Guide to Online Due Diligence Investigations
  • The Manual to Online Public Records – 4th Edition
  • The Sourcebook to Public Record Information - 11th Edition

Purchase a publication or view more detail. (You must be a current member to receive discounted prices.)

Current Compliance On-line Guide to State Drug Testing is the most comprehensive and up-to-date database of drug testing laws. Our membership options are affordable for subscribers from single-state small businesses to large corporations. provides screeners, TPAs, laboratories, and employers with drug testing requirements in order to stay compliant with ADA and OSHA regulations in addition to mandatory and voluntary substance abuse testing requirements. is user friendly and answers all your compliance needs by providing access to:

  • State Summary charts detailing drug testing laws, including workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, legalized marijuana, case law, and more.
  • Single issue charts to compare dozens of drug testing topics between states, from testing circumstances to laboratory requirements.
  • Search tools for any state and/or issue.
  • Access to CCG’s webinars, publications, and updates on drug testing news and litigation – helping you to stay ahead of the curve on drug testing topics and trends.

Subscribe to the program. (You must be a current member to sign up.)

Data Theft Protection — SB Core Protector® — Identity Fraud, Inc. ("IFI")

SB Core Protector is the nation's first comprehensive data theft risk management and insurance program for small businesses/CRAs. It includes a “Top 10” list of components optimally designed to help you prevent, prepare and respond to business data risks, all packaged into one convenient and affordable program delivered online in seconds. NAPBS Member discounts are roughly 30% and pricing starts at only $395 per year or $39 per month. With regulatory pressures, litigation and identity theft exposures increasing every day, data privacy and security risks are simply too vast to ignore.

Subscribe to the program. (You must be a current member to sign up.)

Encompass Compliance Corp.’s Risk Shield Solution     NEW!

The Encompass Compliance Corporation web-based Risk Shield solution, provides unmatched access, up-to-date information, resources & tools for workplace drug & alcohol testing compliance management & risk mitigation.

The Encompass Risk Shield solution includes:
1. Policy Development Wizard
2. Resource Center
3. Real-Time Monitoring Tool
4. Real-Time Industry News, Alerts & Periodicals

Subscribe to the program. (You must be a current member to sign up.)

My Hotel Rewards

Do you book hotels through those popular online travel sites? NAPBS members, family and friends can get exclusive access to hotel prices that are as much as 60% off what’s currently published on the web. Through My Hotel Rewards, you can search from over 300,000 hotels and resorts worldwide, and always get the guaranteed lowest rates. You will find all major brands like Hilton, Marriott, Sheraton, Ritz Carlton, Hyatt, Holiday Inn and many more.

Set up your free account. (You must be a current member to sign up.)

SeyfarthLean Consulting

Struggling with state law compliance issues? Confused about what you can report, what your client can request, use or ask about? Unsure about PI licensing requirements and if you need to be licensed? We've got the answers.

Easy to Use and Improved Compliance Guides

  • Provides state specific guidance in a yes or no format, supported by statutory citations
  • Provides Federal Rule and General Rule for companies operating in multiple jurisdictions to see most restrictive information
  • Provides email notification to subscribers whenever changes occur
50 State End-user Compliance Guide - $750/yr Combo Pack (End-user and CRA Guides) - $1,250/yr
50 State CRA Compliance Guide - $750/yr Combo Pack (End-user and PI Guide) - $875/yr
50 State PI Licensing Guide - $300/yr Combo Pack (CRA Compliance and PI Guide) - $875/yr
  Combo Pack (CRA, End-user and PI Guide) - $1,500/yr

Subscribe to the program. (You must be a current member to sign up.) You will receive access information within 2 to 3 business days.

Title VII EEOC/Civil Rights Compliance Training Programs, Tools and Webinar

Lewis L. Maltby and National Workrights Institute are offering a powerful set of EEOC compliance training programs for conducting criminal record searches and providing information to employers. Participants in NWI's on-site program, Title VII/Civil Rights Compliance Training, will learn how to go beyond the generalities of the official criminal records research guidance and learn under what circumstances the EEOC takes legal action against CRAs. Participants in NWI's module on Relevance Matrices Training will learn how to design and construct relevance matrices for use in EEOC compliance in the area of criminal research.

Learn more. (You must be a current member to sign up.)

United Parcel Service (UPS®)

NAPBS members have exclusive access to the UPS Savings Program which provides great discounts on UPS domestic air, ground and international services. By enrolling in the UPS Savings Program, you can save up to 32 percent on these services. Combine significant savings with a wide variety of services from the world’s largest package delivery company.

Set up your free account. (You must be a current member to sign up.)

Interested in Becoming an Affinity Partner?

NAPBS is committed to providing added value to its membership through its Affinity Program. NAPBS membership guarantees access to exclusive discounts on products and services used by members.

Affinity Program Criteria:

  • The program must be available to all members.
  • The same or similar program should not be readily available elsewhere.
  • The program must offer a true price advantage and value for the member.
  • The Affinity Program Provider must be reputable.
  • The Affinity Program Provider may not offer competitive, revenue-generating, products currently sold by regular members.
  • The Affinity Program Provider may not offer products or services that are sold by members as a consumer report.
  • The Affinity Program Provider may offer non-revenue services to members.
  • The program must create revenue for the association.
  • The Affinity Program Provider must support the association.

Affinity Program Benefits:

  • Logo and link on NAPBS website
  • Thursday Letter announcements and links
  • Featured article in the NAPBS Journal
  • Affinity Partner Presentation opportunity
  • ½ page Journal ad
  • Special designation at conferences
  • Distribution of one-page marketing piece at the conferences

Click here to submit an Affinity Program application.