Simple, transparent pricing

Background check pricing for businesses of all sizes.

Run under 300 background checks per year?

Signup and get started today.

Run more than 300 background checks per year?

Talk to sales for discounted volume pricing.

Basic+

Quickest and most basic

starting from

$29.99/check


  • SSN Trace
  • Sex Offender Registry
  • Global Watchlist Records
  • National Criminal Records

Most Popular

Essential

More complete criminal history

starting from

$54.99/check


  • SSN Trace
  • Sex Offender Registry
  • Global Watchlist Records
  • National Criminal Records
  • Unlimited County Criminal Search

Professional

Also verify education and employment

starting from

$79.99/check


  • SSN Trace
  • Sex Offender Registry
  • Global Watchlist Records
  • National Criminal Records
  • Unlimited County Criminal Search
  • Education Verification (Highest level)
  • Employment Verification (Current)

Additional third-party fees may apply. Learn more about passthrough fees.

Package add-ons

You can customize your background check package with the following products.

Federal Criminal Records Search
$10/check

Searches the federal record database for criminal records in federal district courts.

Motor Vehicle Report (MVR)
$950/check

Search of Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) or similar U.S. state entities to find a driver’s license status and class, violations, suspensions, restrictions, and other information. Some driving records, such as DUIs, might only appear on the Motor Vehicle Report in certain states.

Choose a commercial MVR to see Medical Certificate information and search the Commercial Driver's License Information System (CDLIS) to find additional commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs). If additional CDLs are found, additional Commercial MVRs will be automatically run. Commercial MVRs including a CDLIS search cost an additional $5/check, and any subsequent MVRs conducted as a result of the CDLIS search will cost $9.50/check.

Current Employment Verification
$1250/check

Checkr searches for a candidate’s most recent work experience in the U.S., using the candidate's documents, available industry databases, email verification, and phone verification.

Previous Employment Verification
Starting from $15/check

Checkr searches for a candidate’s past work experience in the U.S., using the candidate's documents, available industry databases, email verification, and phone verification.

Prices vary based on how far back you want to verify—whether 3 years ($15/check), 5 years ($25/check), 7 years ($35/check), or 10 years ($50/check). Only the 7 years ($35/check) option is automatically included on your account, please contact customer support to access the other options.

For a complete list of verification passthrough fees, please reference this page.

Education Verification
$1250/check

Checkr searches for the highest degree that a candidate has earned in the U.S. using available industry databases, school registrar, phone verification, and documents provided by the candidate.

DOT Employment Verification also includes information about safety performance history.

For a complete list of verification passthrough fees, please reference this page.

Professional License Verification
$12/check

Checkr professional license verification quickly and confidently confirms your candidates' professional licenses and certifications are active and in good standing.

Fraud and Abuse Control Information System (FACIS)
Starting from $6/check

This search combines EPLS & LEIE searches with disciplinary action information from all agencies listed in the FACIS database and identifies any wrong doing actions of individuals and entities in the healthcare field. Level 3 includes an additional 2,500 state sources.

Prices vary based on level of search, Level 1 ($6), and Level 3 ($15.50)

Reach out to Customer Support after signing up to have FACIS added to your account.

Clinic-Based Drug Testing
Starting from $60/check

Choose a drug test package that best meets your needs. You can test for any combination of drugs, from 4-panel to 10-panel screens. These include blood, urine, hair, and breath tests. Pricing start at $60 per test, dependent on your panel and clinic selections.

Onsite Drug Testing
Starting from $37/check

Choose an oral-fluid collection drug test package that best meets your needs. You can test for a preset combination of drugs, from 4-panel to 10-panel screens. Pricing ranges from $37-$40 per test, dependent on your panel selection.

Continuous Crim
$170/check

Continuous Crim is a subscription service that surfaces recent changes in your workers’ records, utilizing real-time and monthly sources such as county criminal search data, arrest record data, and Checkr’s proprietary data.

Reach out to Customer Support after signing up to have Continuous Crim added to your account.

Assess Standard
$249/check

Assess Standard is an adjudication optimization product that helps you codify evaluation policies in Checkr by specifying how much time should pass before a record is no longer relevant across 55 crime types.

Reach out to Customer Support after signing up to have Assess Standard added to your account.

Credit
$8/check

When hiring for roles that have financial or fiduciary responsibility for a company, pre-employment credit checks find the information that companies need to know about a candidate’s financial history. Information may include public information such as tax liens, accounts in collections, and bankruptcies. These checks also show account information, including how much is owed, credit score, and payment history on each account.

Reach out to Customer Support after signing up to have Credit Checks added to your account.

Global Watchlist Search
Starting from $9 a check

Searches of various government and regulatory databases (including OIG & SAM) that list individuals who are either prohibited from certain industries, such as healthcare and finance, or who are on “most wanted” criminal lists.

Reach out to Customer Support after signing up to run Global Watchlist as a standalone screening.

International background checks

For candidates living and working outside of the United States.

International Basic+
Starting from $32/check

Includes the following checks:

  • International Criminal (or Adverse Media)
  • Global Watchlist Search

Pricing varies by country. Learn more about international pricing.

International Professional
Starting from $102/check

Includes the following checks:

  • International Criminal (or Adverse Media)
  • Global Watchlist Search
  • Employment Verification
  • Education Verification

Pricing varies by country. Learn more about international pricing.

International Professional+
Starting from $124/check

Includes the following checks:

  • International Criminal (or Adverse Media)
  • Global Watchlist Search
  • Employment Verification
  • Education Verification
  • Identity Document Validation

Pricing varies by country. Learn more about international pricing.

I-9 verifications

To confirm employment eligibility for employees in the United States.

Form I-9
$7/form

Form I-9 is an employment eligibility form administered by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Order and manage your I-9s with Checkr.

The Checkr advantage

Trusted speed & reliability

97%
ETA accuracy and 84% of reports completed <15 minutes

Powerful ecosystem

100+
partners and access to our proprietary data network

Global coverage

200+
countries and territories

Run your first background check today

Get started in minutes.