Do your workers require SoCI background checks?

Partner with Veritas to meet your SoCI compliance and ensure the security and protection of critical assets in the financial services industry.

Understanding the SoCI legislation reforms

The changes to the SoCI Act require workers to have suitable background checks conducted, these include:

National Police Check (NPC)

AusCheck background check

Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) check

The challenges this imposes on industry is the need for individuals to apply online and attend an in-person identity verification to process a background check. For organisations there is an additional administration burden and risk when conducting the in-person identity verification and handling personal sensitive data as well as a loss of productivity sending workers offsite to lodge their identity documents.

Veritas can support both the company and employee with the 5 key steps involved in applying for a SoCI background check.

1. Employee

Submit an application

2. Organisation

Confirm requirement

3. Third party

Verify identity

4. AusCheck

Process background check and provide outcome

5. Organisation

Assess suitability

By partnering with Veritas, we can help reduce the compliance management burden and enhance the security of personal data with our online management system and Identity Verification App. Veritas can integrate with current management systems and provide secure transfer and storage of personal sensitive data and on demand tracking of application status. With Veritas you will gain productivity efficiencies as employees can apply online, and lodge identity documents with a verified Agent, either onsite or via a national Australia Post network.  Veritas systems are assured to both ISO9001:2013 Quality Management and ISO27001:2015 Cyber Security international standards.

Contact Veritas for a custom solution

If your organisation or industry sector requires support in obtaining Critical Infrastructure background checks to meet compliance obligations under SoCI, please enter your details below and we will be in touch.


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