National Criminal Background Check

Our National Criminal Background Check and Sex Offender Check is a comprehensive criminal check showing felonies, misdemeanors, sex offenses and more at the state and county level. We also include results from OFAC, OIG, and terrorist watchlists. Please see Coverage for details about the data provided.

Companies and individuals rely on us every day to keep them informed and safe. See the power of what we can do.

$19.95 View a sample report

Report prices are per person.

  • Experienced customer service representatives are available to assist you by phone or e-mail.
  • We provide same-day results for most applicants and 90% within 1-4 business days, allowing you to get new employees working quickly. Please note, some background checks may require extra time. Learn more
  • Volume pricing, multi-user accounts, and billing options are available.
  • Reports are available in professional, tamper-resistant Adobe PDF format. Easy to print and send. Download copies, a searchable online archive, and receipts for expense purposes are included free.
  • Our background checks are FCRA compliant for employment screening and tenant screening.
  • If you prefer to have your applicants run and pay for their own background checks, we offer a simple and secure self-check option. Many volunteer organizations, schools, and rental property owners use this feature.
  • For employment screening, we mail the initial consumer notification letter at no additional cost to you. (Please note this is not a substitute for your pre-adverse notification requirements. For more information see frequently asked questions about our background checks or consult with your legal counsel.)
  • We are a proud member of the Professional Background Screening Association.

Background Check Resources

For more detailed information on pre-employment background checks, please visit our background check resource center. It gives helpful tips on starting a successful employment screening program, including an employee background check release form and information on FCRA regulations.

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Do not use this function if you are running a report on yourself! You will have a chance to share the report with your employer or landlord later, after you have reviewed it for accuracy. You will also be able to download your own copies then.