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Basic Checks

1 Business Day

$29.99 EACH

Plus One-Time Setup Fee
  • SSN Trace + Associated Counties
  • National Criminal Databases Search*
  • Sex Offender List Search
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Standard Checks

 1-3 Business Days

$54.99 EACH

Plus One-Time Setup Fee
  • SSN Trace + Associated Counties
  • National Criminal Databases Search*
  • Sex Offender List Search
  • Domestic Terrorist Watch List Search
  • 7-Year County Criminal Court Search*
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Premium Checks

2-3 Business Days

$79.99 EACH

Plus One-Time Setup Fee
  • SSN Trace + Associated Counties
  • National Criminal Databases Search*
  • Sex Offender List Search
  • Domestic Terrorist Watch List Search
  • 7-Year County Criminal Court Search*
  • Education Verification
  • Employer Verification
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All Background Check Services, Including Add-Ons

Signup Fee

One-time $49.99 Signup Fee

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Account Setup Fee

As part of our commitment to FCRA compliance, we are required by law to verify the authenticity of each business that chooses to use GoodHire and verify that the individual(s) ordering background checks have a permissible purpose to do so. This process and fee is one-time only.

The Fee Gives You:

  • Quick access to background checks
  • Credentialing your company
  • U.S.-based support
  • Guidance to stay compliant
Identity Checks

Identity Checks

Instant

SSN Trace + Associated Counties

Included in Basic, Standard, and Premium Checks

Verify names, aliases, and counties on record associated with the candidate’s Social Security number. 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.

Criminal Records Search

Criminal Records Search

1-3 BUSINESS DAYS

National Criminal Databases Search

Included in Basic, Standard, and Premium Checks
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. National Criminal Databases Search PDF

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

Included in Basic, Standard, and Premium Checks

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

7-Year County Criminal Court Search

Included in Standard, and Premium Checks
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. County Court Fees

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 Terrorist Watch List Search

Included in Standard, and Premium Checks

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

Global Terrorist 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.

Verifications

Verifications

DEPENDS

Education Verification

Included in Premium Checks | Add-on For $19.99 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.

Employer Verification

Included in Premium Checks | Add-on For $19.99 each

Verify previous positions, including dates employed and job title. Each Employer Verification covers a single employer.

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.

Motor Vehicle Records Check

1 Business Day

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.

Employment Credit Report

1 Business Day

Employment Credit Report

Add-on Only | $14.99 each

Review financial history insights, including notifications of civil judgments, tax liens, 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. Learn More

International Background Checks

International Checks

Depends

International Employer Verification

Add-on Only | $53.99 each

US companies can screen US candidates who have worked internationally and international hires in Canada, the EU, and India. See an applicant's previous positions, including dates employed, title and salary (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 and international hires who went to schools in Canada, the EU, and India. 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, verify education and employers 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. See required forms

Drug Screening

1-3 Business Days

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. Learn more

Drug Screening  (5-panel)

Add-on Only | $59.99

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

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. Learn more

Healthcare Sanctions

Healthcare Sanctions

1-3 Business Days

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. Learn more

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). Learn more

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. Learn more

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. Learn more

Ongoing Alerts

Ongoing Alerts

Monthly Monitoring

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.