Kansas Background Checks

A guide to Kansas background checks

What are Kansas background check and ban-the-box laws?

We update this overview of Kansas background check laws and ban-the-box rules often. But laws change quickly, and we cannot guarantee all information is current. Always consult your attorney for legal advice.

  • FCRA
  • District Laws
  • Ban-The-Box

Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

In order to set a standard for hiring policies, the federal government created the Fair Credit Reporting Act, or FCRA, which monitors and protects both employers and job candidates.


State Laws

KSA Chapter 50 Article 7 – Fair Credit Reporting – Obsolete Information

Our Take: Unless a candidate will earn or is expected to earn $20,000 or more per year, a CRA is not allowed to produce reports with criminal information that is more than 7 years old.

Ban-The-Box & Fair Hiring Laws

STATE LAWS — PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COMPANIES

No statewide ban-the-box or fair hiring laws exist for Kansas. See which counties and cities have local ban-the-box and fair hiring laws.