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Additional searches can be added to your order on the next screen

Basic
1 Business Day
$29.99 each
Plus One-Time Setup Fee
  • SSN Trace + Associated Counties
  • Nationwide Criminal Databases Search**
  • Sex Offender List Search
Standard
1-2 Business Days
$54.99 each
Plus One-Time Setup Fee
Third-Party Fees May Apply*
  • SSN Trace + Associated Counties
  • Nationwide Criminal Databases Search**
  • Sex Offender List Search
  • Domestic Watch List Search
  • 7-Year County Criminal Court Search*
Premium
2-4 Business Days
$79.99 each
Plus One-Time Setup Fee
Third-Party Fees May Apply*
  • SSN Trace + Associated Counties
  • Nationwide Criminal Databases Search**
  • Sex Offender List Search
  • Domestic Watch List Search
  • 7-Year County Criminal Court Search*
  • 1 Education Verification
  • 1 Employer Verification

*Additional third-party fees may apply for this search. We will never charge you these fees without your permission.
** Database coverage varies by state. Learn more about pass-through fees.

All Screening Services, Including Add-Ons

IDENTITY CHECKS

SSN Trace + Associated Counties
Included in Basic, Standard, and Premium Checks

Finds names, aliases, and counties on record associated with the Social Security number provided by the candidate. This step validates that the candidate’s SSN matches the legal name given and directs county-level criminal records searches based on up to 3 counties covered by this trace. To assess whether the SSN is the candidate’s own, add an Identity Verification.

Identity Verification
Add-on Only | $4.99

Trusted background check results start with trusted inputs. Identity verification uses knowledge-based authentication questions and one-time passcodes to verified phone numbers to assess whether the legal name, date of birth, and address provided are the candidate’s own.

INSTANT

CRIMINAL RECORDS SEARCH

Nationwide Criminal Databases Search
Add-on Alias Names Search | $9.99 per candidate

Search criminal records databases from all 50 states, including digitized records from Department of Corrections, Administrative Office of the Courts and county court records. **Database coverage varies by state.

Add an Alias Names Search to expand the search for criminal records beyond the candidate’s legal name, to include any additional candidate-provided names such as nicknames or maiden names. This search can also use aliases returned during the SSN Trace. Price is per candidate and returns results for up to 3 aliases.

Sex Offender Registry Search

Search a multi-state sex offender registry that includes hundreds of thousands of offender records nationwide.

7-Year County Criminal Court Search
Add-on Alias Names Search | $29.99 per candidate

Use our national network of professional court runners to search at the county level for the most targeted, up-to-date and accurate information, particularly for counties where the records have not been digitized. Searches up to 3 counties based on the results of the SSN Trace. If the SSN Trace does not return 3 associated counties, we automatically check the candidate’s current county, based on the address they provided. *Additional county court fees may apply.

Add an Alias Names Search to expand the search for county criminal records beyond the candidate’s legal name, to include any additional candidate-provided names, such as nicknames or maiden names. This search can also use aliases returned during the SSN Trace. Price is per candidate and returns results for up to 3 aliases.

Domestic Watch List Search

Search U.S. government lists, including the FBI’s Most Wanted and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

Global Watch List Search
Add-on Only | $14.99

Expand the search to include international terrorist watch lists, including the INTERPOL Most Wanted list and the European Union terrorism list.

Federal Criminal Databases Search
Add-on Only | $14.99

Search across the 94 U.S. federal courts for violations of federal criminal law, such as tax evasion, fraud, embezzlement, identity theft, interstate trafficking, and kidnapping.

Statewide Criminal Records Search
Add-on Only | $14.99 plus state fees

Search criminal records at the state level, accessing sources such as the State Judicial Court System, State Police, State Department of Law Enforcement, or the Administrative Office of the Courts. *Additional pass-through fees may apply.

1-3 BUSINESS DAYS

CIVIL RECORDS SEARCH

7-Year Civil Upper Court Records Search
Add-on Only | $34.99 per candidate

Civil records, such as liens and civil judgments, found in upper courts typically involve a greater monetary claim than those in lower courts. Use our national network of professional court runners to search at the county level for the most targeted, up-to-date and accurate information, particularly for counties where the records have not been digitized. Searches up to 3 counties based on the results of the SSN Trace. If the SSN Trace does not return 3 associated counties, we automatically check the candidate’s current county, based on the address they provided. *Additional county court fees may apply.

10-Year Civil Upper Court Records Search
Add-on Only | $44.99 per candidate

Civil records, such as liens and civil judgments, found in upper courts typically involve a greater monetary claim than those in lower courts. You may be eligible to increase the search scope to the past 10 years if the candidate’s salary will be $75,000+ and if the employer, candidate, and job location are not located in one of the following states: CA, NM, MA, MT. Use our national network of professional court runners to search at the county level for the most targeted, up-to-date and accurate information, particularly for counties where the records have not been digitized. Searches up to 3 counties based on the results of the SSN Trace. If the SSN Trace does not return 3 associated counties, we automatically check the candidate’s current county, based on the address they provided. *Additional county court fees may apply.

7-Year Civil Lower Court Records Search
Add-on Only | $34.99 per candidate

Civil records, such as small claims and minor disputes, found in lower courts typically involve a lower monetary claim than those in upper courts. Use our national network of professional court runners to search at the county level for the most targeted, up-to-date and accurate information, particularly for counties where the records have not been digitized. Searches up to 3 counties based on the results of the SSN Trace. If the SSN Trace does not return 3 associated counties, we automatically check the candidate’s current county, based on the address they provided. *Additional county court fees may apply.

10-Year Civil Lower Court Records Search
Add-on Only | $44.99 per candidate

Civil records, such as small claims and minor disputes, found in lower courts typically involve a lower monetary claim than those in upper courts. You may be eligible increase the search scope to the past 10 years if the candidate’s salary will be $75,000+ and if the employer, candidate, and job location are not located in one of the following states: CA, NM, MA, MT. Use our national network of professional court runners to search at the county level for the most targeted, up-to-date and accurate information, particularly for counties where the records have not been digitized. Searches up to 3 counties based on the results of the SSN Trace. If the SSN Trace does not return 3 associated counties, we automatically check the candidate’s current county, based on the address they provided. *Additional county court fees may apply.

Federal Civil Records Search
Add-on Only | $19.99

Search across the 94 U.S. federal courts for violations of federal civil law, including cases involving potential damages of more than $75,000 between citizens from different states or countries.

Federal Bankruptcy Search
Add-on Only | $19.99

Search across the 94 U.S. federal courts for bankruptcy filings adjudicated in federal bankruptcy court.

1-7 BUSINESS DAYS

Add-Ons Only

ONGOING ALERTS

Ongoing Alerts
Add-on Only | $2.50 per employee per month

Run monthly background checks on existing employees. GoodHire helps you stay compliant with automatic processes and electronic consent. Add Ongoing Alerts to a new background check to get started.

MONTHLY MONITORING

VERIFICATIONS

Education Verification
Included in Premium Checks | Add-on For $14.99 each

Verify attendance dates, majors, and degrees earned for any high school, college or university in the U.S. Each Education Verification covers a single school. *Additional third party verification fees may apply.

Employer Verification
Included in Premium Checks | Add-on For $14.99 each

Verify previous positions, including dates employed and job title. Each Employer Verification covers a single employer. *Additional third party verification fees may apply.

Professional License Verification
Add-on Only | $14.99 each

Verify any domestic professional license, including issue date, expiration date, credential title, and current status. Each Professional License Verification covers a single license claim.

Review GoodHire’s verifications protocol here.

DEPENDS

MOTOR VEHICLE RECORDS CHECK

Motor Vehicle Records Search
Add-on Only | $14.99

Confirm whether a driver’s license is valid or has been suspended and see any driving-related violations. * Additional pass-through fees may apply.

1 BUSINESS DAY

EMPLOYMENT CREDIT REPORT

Employment Credit Report
Add-on Only | $14.99

Review financial history insights, including notifications of bankruptcies, unpaid bills from collection agencies, credit and payment history records, and other credit inquiries made on the candidate. *Additional verification and fees may apply.

1 BUSINESS DAY

INTERNATIONAL CHECKS

International Employer Verification
Add-on Only | $53.99 each

US companies can screen US candidates who have worked internationally. See an applicant’s previous positions, including dates employed and title (if available). Each International Employer Verification covers a single employer.

International Education Verification
Add-on Only | $59.99 each

US companies can screen US candidates who went to international schools. Verify an applicant’s attendance dates, majors, and degrees earned for any high school, college or university. Each International Education Verification covers a single school.

International Criminal Records Search
Add-on Only | From $14.99, fees are country-specific

Search for international criminal records for candidates who are working in the U.S. but have an international background. Each of the 223 countries has its own application checklist detailing required information, forms and turnaround times.

DEPENDS

DRUG SCREENING

Drug Screening (4-panel)
Add-on Only | $59.99

The 4-panel urine test is the same as the 5-panel, except marijuana testing has been removed to accommodate employers hiring from states with legalized marijuana laws.

Drug Screening (5-panel)
Add-on Only | $59.99

The 5-panel urine test screens candidates for Amphetamines, Phencyclidine, Cocaine, Opiates and Marijuana.

Drug Screening (10-panel)
Add-on Only | $74.99

The 10-panel analysis includes all the drugs screened for in the 5-panel, plus Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Methadone, Methaqualone and Propoxyphene.

1-3 BUSINESS DAYS

HEALTHCARE SANCTIONS

OIG Sanctions Search
Add-on Only | $4.99 each

A search of the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) of the US Department of Health and Human Resources’ list of Excluded Individuals/Entities that are barred from participating in any federally-funded healthcare programs.

Healthcare Sanctions (Level 1 Search)
Add-on Only | $5.99 each

In addition to the OIG search, this search meets the federal government’s minimum requirements as outlined in the OIG’s Compliance Program Guidance and includes: GSA, DEA, FDA, PHS, ORI, TRICARE and OFAC-SDN data (federal only).

Healthcare Sanctions (Level 2 Search)
Add-on Only | $6.99 each

Searches the same sources as Level 1, but adds a search of state Medicaid Exclusion lists.

Healthcare Sanctions (Level 3 Search)
Add-on Only | $8.99 each

The most comprehensive search includes all Level 2 sources, plus state Board Disciplinary Actions Sources and state Abuse Registries.

1-3 BUSINESS DAYS

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