Background Check Companies

Compare background check companies that screen candidates as part of an organization’s hiring process to ensure potential employees are qualified, eligible for employment, and free of criminal history.

Background check companies offer a variety of essential screening services and may also offer add-ons to complete a more comprehensive background investigation. Look for the following features when selecting the best background check company to meet your business needs.

Elements of the best background checks for employers include:

  • FCRA-compliance, 
  • Accreditation by the Professional Background Screeners Association,
  • Social Security verification,
  • Address history,
  • National Sex Offender List search,
  • Federal and county level criminal check,
  • Employment verification,
  • Scalable pricing options, and
  • Integration with applicant tracking systems.

Depending on position and industry, hiring managers may be looking for more comprehensive features that go further to include reference checks, credit checks, education verification, international background screening capabilities, and validation of industry-specific specifications.

Minimize risk to your company and make your hiring process more efficient by finding a background screening vendor you trust to align with the best interests of your organization.

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Actionable insight you trust.

Rating: 5/5 - 3 reviews

Global Screening: Peopletrail provides a wide selection of global screening services in over 190 countries and territories around the world. If you want, safe, rapid, actionable global data on your candidates, Peopletrail is the preferred partner.
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S2Verify, LLC

Offering Leading Background Screening Services

Criminal Background Check: Make your job easier with our automated hiring tools and solutions. At S2Verify, we spend time upfront configuring your system to fit both your hiring process and your employment screening needs, including criminal background checks. By automating many manual hiring and background screening...
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When your people thrive, so do you. We thrive together.

Rating: 5/5 - 20 reviews

Tesseon has been a trusted partner for companies of all sizes, empowering them to reach new heights of success for over 30 years. With a focus on fostering growth and supporting the journey of each individual within an organization, we provide a comprehensive framework that enables our clients...


Know BEFORE you hire.

Rating: 5/5 - 29 reviews

Background Checks: iprospectcheck provides a comprehensive portfolio of employment screening searches, verifications, and compliance tools. We specialize in utilizing a consultative approach to help you determine what products and services are best suited to your company’s unique needs. Our extensive experience...
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Pre-employment & Employment Background Checks

Good Egg elevates the HR hiring process by providing fast, holistic background screening solutions tailored to reveal more than just what's on paper. Leveraging advanced techniques, we offer an array of services such as pre-employment and post-employment background checks, social media screening, and consistent monitoring to uncover a complete career journey path of every candidate. Driven by our mission to enhance workforce integrity Good Egg ensures reduction in hiring risks, faster decision-making, and seamless compliance with industry standards.


Rating: 5/5 - 18 reviews

International background checks: Run background checks in 200+ countries through a single platform. Checkr makes it easy for you to quickly scale your hiring around the world and minimizes the complexity of constantly-evolving local regulations related to background checks.
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DISA Global Solutions

Employee Screening Solutions

Rating: 5/5 - 8 reviews

Employee Background Checks: Employers count on an accurate background check. The most common reason is to ensure they make informed, fair decisions and hire qualified candidates, which helps build a team that is trustworthy and capable of contributing to the success of the company. Pre-employment background screening...
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Alliance Background LLC

Background Screening Company

Rating: 5/5 - 6 reviews

Alliance Background LLC is a trailblazer in background screening, aiding businesses with a comprehensive suite of employee and volunteer screening tools designed for risk assessment. Our prime focus is to offer customizable, enterprise-level solutions coupled with boutique-style service, ensuring that your hiring process is in good hands. As a reliable partner in your HR journey, our mission is integrity, transparency, and unwavering customer commitment with accurate, fast, and compliant background checks.

Infinity Background Check Services LLC

Background Screening Services

Federal, State, and County Criminal Searches: Name and DOB search of misdemeanor or felony federal, state, and county court records. A name and date of birth search of court records for an applicant. Includes all available, reportable records, including criminal records, bankruptcies, tax liens and other records from the district and...
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Accurate Information Systems, LLC

Employment Background Screening Services

Background Checking Services: Companies today are taking more and more measures to insulate themselves from both internal and external risks. To maintain corporate stability it is paramount to look ahead to changing regulatory frameworks and volatile markets. To protect against internal risks, it is important that company’s...
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Orange Tree Employment Screening

Fast and Easy Background Screening

Criminal Background Research: At Orange Tree, we believe in helping employers find the candidate who represents the best fit for their open position. Background checks play a key role during the assessment process, and one of the most essential areas for consideration is an applicant's criminal history. To help our...
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Backgrounds Online

Employment Background Screening

Global Employment Background Checks: Comprehensive screening solutions with white glove service. Our screening services help you find strong candidates, make informed decisions and maintain safe workplaces. We provide accurate, up-to-date reports that give you an edge in the hiring process.
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AmericanChecked Inc.

Nationally Accredited Background Screening

I-9 and SSN Verifications: AmericanChecked can automte your company's I-9 compliance requirements.
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Express Background Checks

Employment Screening & Background Checks

Pre-Employment Background Check Packages: To conduct a thorough background check for a potential hire, a criminal record search is vital. The most common types of criminal searches include Nationwide Criminal, Statewide Criminal, Country Criminal, and the Sex Offender Registry. In addition to these searches, Express Background Checks...
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Pre Employment Background Checks and Screening

Criminal Background Checks for Employment: A criminal background check is one of the most critical parts of comprehensive background screening, providing essential information regarding a candidate’s criminal history. It collects background data based on searches of national, federal, state, and local databases, including felony and...
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i9 Intelligence

I9 Compliance Software | ICE Audit Help | E-Verify

As the original developer of a I-9 form software solution, our patented cloud-based platform, intelligently helps you complete all I-9 compliance tasks, quickly and security, as well as helping you correct errors before they become costly fines. Allows employers to create, manage, and store...

AmeriWide Screeners

A Fresh Approach to Background Screening

Rating: 5/5 - 3 reviews

Driving Records: DMV Records: Transportation Companies regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) are required to request MVR reports annually on their drivers. The MVR records must be maintained for three years. Drug Testing: The DOT requires a drug screen prior to employment, randomly at least once...
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Criminal Background Checks: You're building a strong, authentic culture at your organization. That's why you're careful about the people you hire. It’s also the reason why it’s necessary to review every applicant closely. Sterling's criminal background check, identity verification, and background screening solutions -...
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Justifacts Credential Verification, Inc.

Thorough, Informative Background Investigations

Criminal Record and Background Check Services: In the work place today, most employers agree that it is vital to conduct a comprehensive criminal background check of all applicants. Conducting a thorough criminal record search guards against instances of workplace violence , theft and other criminal activity. Additionally, it protects...
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Corra Group

Check them out before you hire.

Trucking & Transportation Background Checks: Protect your Fleet with Corra's Background Screening Services Department of Transportation (DOT) Compliance updates has changed substantially in the past few years. Most insurance companies will no longer provide you with the MVR DMV Driving Records Reports for your truckers and transport...
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Verify360 LLC

People committed to background screening since 1986

Verify360 LLC excels in providing comprehensive, accurate, and cost-effective employment background checks, allowing you to make well-informed and critical hiring decisions. We offer thorough pre- and post-employment screenings, validating candidates' educational qualifications, previous employments, and any associated criminal histories. Verify360 assists companies in navigating HR hiring processes, reducing risks, and retaining trustworthy employees.


Build Great Teams

Rating: 5/5 - 88 reviews

GoodHire's comprehensive suite of employment screening services equips employers with timely and insightful details to empower informed hiring decisions. Our vast selection of over 100 pre-employment screening and background check services is suited to meet all your needs, backed by advanced data engineering and top-tier compliance standards. GoodHire's emphasis on speed, simplicity, and quality results connects companies with fast turnaround times, customizable packages, and a dependable layer of confidence to foster a more efficient and comprehensive hiring process.

Asure Software provides a unique HCM platform and HR Outsourcing offering that boosts your insight into employee productivity with measurable outcomes. Our all-encompassing toolkit is designed to streamline various business processes: -Payroll & Tax Solutions: Quick, accurate, and compliant...

i9Everywhere - a PointHR company

Proceed with Confidence

Pre-Employment Screening: Knowledge is power - and the more you know before you add a potential new hire to your team the better. Background checks have become a required step in the employment process. But how do you know you're getting the value you're paying for? Hire PointHR: We're the leader in comprehensive,...
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Stealth Partners Inc

Background Check Screening for Employers

Pre-Employment Credit Report : - International Background Information Stealth Partners, Inc. can develop bankruptcy, civil, criminal and other background information for it’s clients in almost any country anywhere in the world. Prices vary from country to country and most countries require a release from the subject of the...
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Chane Solutions

Background Screening Services

Drug Testing: Whether it is pre-employment or regular randomized drug screening, Chane Solutions will manage your testing requirements to ensure tests are completed on time. We take care of all scheduling and communication with the employee or candidate and report the results to you in record time.
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Shield Screening

Full Service Background Screening Company

Screening Solutions: Volunteer: Your volunteers are the face of your organization, and failing to properly screen your volunteers could be unnecessarily risky and costly. The latest studies show that 40% of non-profits and service organizations fail to screen their volunteers, and fingerprint screening never tells you the...
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OnSITE Drug Testing and Consulting

Drug Testing Simplified Services

Employment Background Checks: FAST, ACCURATE AND RELIABLE RESULTS OnSITE Drug Testing and Consulting delivers reliable and timely background checks with the flexibility to adapt to your changing needs over time. As your trusted partner, you can expect complete and current information, legal compliance with all applicable...
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The Source and Recruit Company

Recruitment Marketers | Sourcing Specialists

Rating: 5/5 - 10 reviews

Pre-Employment Background Checks: In an effort to provide the very best FCRA-compliant investigation possible, The Source and Recruit Company is partnered Victig Background Checks™ and will intuitively route your requests to the best solution. The result is the most efficient, timely, and comprehensive search available.
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Background Investigation Bureau

Background Check & Drug Testing Services

Secure Applicant: Applicant background screening doesn’t have to be a lengthy, paper-intensive process. It should be easy for you and for applicants. Secure Applicant streamlines the background screening process so you can deliver a great candidate experience and get quality, secure background check...
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Other Background Search Services: SEX OFFENDER SEARCH This product searches an applicant’s name and birth date for any records in the National Sex Offenders Database. OFFICE OF FOREIGN ASSET CONTROL The Office of Foreign Asset Control Search (OFAC) is a database list of foreign nationals that the United States government...
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Alliance Risk Group, Inc.

Expert Background Investigations & Screening

Rating: 5/5 - 1 review

Statewide Criminal Search: A Statewide Criminal Search involves a search for felonies and misdemeanors throughout an entire state and generally includes all counties, cities, towns, or villages reporting to the state repository. A common misconception in the industry is that this search must be coupled with a Countywide...
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Bushue Background Screening

Precise | Consistent | Reliable

Volunteer Screening: Screening for your organization's volunteers provides information to help make wise decisions and is designed to help protect your mission and staff members.
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Global Background Screening

The Right Fit For Every Industry

Rating: 5/5 - 1 review

Tenant Background Checks: Our platform makes ordering tenant background checks a breeze—select services, see TAT and pricing instantly, and submit your request in seconds, all available 24/7 on our site. - National Criminal Records Database Search: Accesses criminal records across the United States to ensure your...
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HR Risk Mitigation LLC

In-depth background checks

Rating: 5/5 - 4 reviews

Employment Screening Background Checks: HR Risk Mitigation provides comprehensive background check services for pre-employment screening on prospective new hires, as well as employment screening updates for your existing executives to assist with your corporate compliance program, succession planning, or other corporate...
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3rd Degree Screening, Inc.

Background Checks Done Right

Small Business Background Checks: At 3rd Degree Screening, we empower small and medium businesses to build trustworthy teams with affordable and fast background checks. Our streamlined process and user-friendly platform allow you to focus on growing your business with employees you can trust. Background screening is a crucial...
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Remote Worker Screening : Hiring remote can be daunting as these workers are remote performing critical operations. Still, their credibility and experience is essential and must be verified to ensure work proficiency. Let us help you with fast and thorough remote hiring background checks.
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The Easiest and Fastest Background Checks for Staffing & HR

Your Standard Employment Background Check: SSN Trace & Address History Search Nationwide Criminal Database Search # State Sex Offender Registry Search Global Terrorist Watch Lists Search Year County Criminal Search**
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Your Accurate Source for Background Screening

Background Checks : As an industry expert in background checks and employment screening, AccuSource provides quick turnaround time and the highest quality results. We deliver dozens of service offerings in more than 200 countries and territories and have proven expertise in background checks as well as the global...
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First Contact HR

Background Screening and Human Resource Solutions

Rating: 5/5 - 2 reviews

Background Screening : Hire the right employees from the start with First Contact HR’s comprehensive suite of pre-employment background screening and verification services. We will customize packages for your industry, organization and position types. Background screening packages provide simple and easy ordering,...
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B&B Reporting, Inc.

Elevate Confidence with Expert Background Checks

Statewide Criminal Search: A statewide criminal search consists of the court records of multiple sources from a state. Reports are comprised of, but are not limited to, date of arrest, case number, disposition date, disposition verdict, degree of charges (felony, misdemeanour, etc.), and the actual charge.
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Creative Services, Inc.

Background Checks & Security Consulting

Criminal History Search – County/Statewide: Criminal records will be researched in the applicable jurisdiction(s) to meet the search scope criteria. Records may be researched through statewide repositories, county/superior courts and/or lower/district/municipal courts. We will conduct the most comprehensive, timely and cost-effective...
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The World's Easiest Background Checks

Criminal Record Checks: Get criminal records in just a matter of hours. Certn makes it easy to better understand your candidates’ backgrounds with expedited, accurate, and compliant checks. Know your candidates’ full story. Certn’s comprehensive criminal record checks unlock years of insight in a matter of hours. Get...
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MBI Worldwide

Good Screening is SMART Business

Background Checks: We offer background checks for: - Federal Criminal Search - Sex Offender Registry Search - MBI National Crime Files - Homeland Security Search - Social Security Number Trace - County Criminal Search - County Civil Search - Statewide Criminal Search - Medtrace (FACIS®- Fraud and Abuse Control...
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Verified First

Background screening built for speed.

Verified First is known for raising the bar on streamlined background screening solutions backed by best client support, and for developing the easiest, fastest HR system integrations, for free. Our client support team is U.S.-based, answers calls in seconds not minutes, resulting in hundreds of...

ProVerify by Application Verification

We simplify background screening for you.

Built on solid fundamentals, ProVerify™ powered by Application Verification is more than just a background screening company; we are a nationally accredited comprehensive full-service human resource support system. ProVerify™ powered by Application Verification's cutting-edge technology allows...

Veritable Screening

Background Checks & Pre-Employment Screening

Let Veritable help you create a customized screening program that can help to minimize fraud and theft within your organization, mitigate potential legal liability from bad hires, protect your employees, and provide compliance with FCRA and other laws and regulations. Employment...

Alliance 2020

Background Screening Solutions That Move Your Business Forward

International Background Check Services: No matter where your applicant has lived or worked, we can provide you with a comprehensive report of their background. If your applicant lived abroad, or your company has international extensions, the need for conducting global background screening is essential. Our trained researchers will...
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Elevated Background Checks

Employment Screening and Background Checks

Specialty Background Searches: You may have special needs, like conducting due diligence on a potential contractor or business partner, or background information to support a lawsuit. Your wish is our command.
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The Screening Source, LLC.

Proven Employment Background Checks

Employment Background Check Services: When it comes to hiring new employees, it’s important to make sure you have the right people for the job. This is where pre-employment screening comes in. By conducting thorough employee background checks and resume screenings, you can ensure that you are hiring the best candidates for your...
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