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Softcheck

Softcheck is a real-time search of over 200,000 databases from 200+ countries. It searches public media sources, sex offender registries, courts, fraud, sanctions and watchlists for adverse media for risk-relevant information such as: criminal history, fraud, affiliations with negative groups, global sanctions, public safety issues, public profile information and more.

Availability

This check is available in Canada
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This check is available for a quickscreen
Canada
Industry
Availability
Endpoints
Human Resources
Yes
Property Management
Yes

Parameters

Request flag

Include this flag in the body of your request:

Invite parameters

To invite an applicant to complete a screen, include this parameter in the body of your request:
  • email
See all available Application parameters

Quickscreen parameters

To complete a quickscreen, include these parameters in the body of your request:
Make sure to obtain the proof of consent from your applicant before running the quickscreen.

Example request

{
"request_softcheck": true,
"information": {
"first_name": "Andrew",
"last_name": "McLeod",
"addresses": [{
"address": "1006 Fort St Unit 300",
"city": "Victoria",
"province_state": "BC",
"country": "CA"
}
],
}
}

Report

Report field: risk_result

Test data

Send Softcheck requests with the following data on our demo environment to retrieve our pre-filled reports.
First name
Last name
Andrew
McLeod
When requesting a pre-filled report via Softcheck, you only need to enter the First Name and Last Name. Leave the other fields blank or add placeholder data.