THE RAPIDGATE® PARTICIPANT VETTING PROCESS
The vetting process may take up to three weeks and will include the following:
- Government database check and commercial background screening
- Identity validation
- Electronic database screening: ICE, INTERPOL, Registered Sex Offenders, Watch Lists, etc.
- County and federal criminal screenings
If you fail the participant vetting process, you have the option to adjudicate or apply for a waiver from the participating facility.
Is the information in the screening report accurate and complete?
If the information in your screening report is inaccurate or blank, click "No" to learn about your adjudication options.
If the information in your screening report is accurate and you meet the participating facility's waiver criteria, click "Yes" to learn how to apply for a waiver.
CAN I APPLY FOR A WAIVER?
YES, If You Have:
- A felony conviction within the past 10 years, other than ineligible disqualifiers (listed to the right)
- Been released from prison or on probation within 5 years after a felony conviction
- Been identified in the Violent Person File
- Lack of disposition for disqualifying events not listed under the ineligibility criteria within the past 10 years
Note: Waivers must be resubmitted annually and if additional vetting is required.
No, If You Are:
- A wanted person – open criminal warrant (felony and misdemeanor)
- Identified in the Foreign Fugitive File
- Identified in the Immigration Violator File (Unless it is positively confirmed that the individual has the legal right to be in the United States)
- Registered in the National or State Sex Offender Registry
- A known or Appropriately Suspected Terrorist (KST) File
- Convicted of a felony listed below:
- Human Trafficking
- Child Molestation