Top reasons employers conduct professional license checks
Organizations use professional license verifications (PLV) to:
Confirm candidate eligibility
Professional license verification may be required to determine eligibility for highly specialized or regulated roles.
Make informed hiring decisions
Confirm your candidate’s professional credential or license is active and in good standing.
Perform due diligence
Businesses operating in regulated industries can minimize the risk of employing unlicensed individuals in roles for which a professional license is required.
Accelerate candidate credential verification with Checkr
For companies hiring for highly regulated or specialized roles, adding a layer of credential checks to the hiring process can cause friction in your screening program. Checkr helps you:
Scale your screening program
Credential checks are built into the background check dashboard and directly integrated with license databases for accurate, real-time results.
Get fast results
Most licenses are verified instantly, or completed within 1-2 business days.
Checkr validates that your candidate’s license is active (i.e., not expired), is in good standing, and matches the name of the candidate.
Checkr’s professional license verification service
With Checkr’s professional license verification you can quickly and confidently confirm your candidates’ licenses and certifications are active and in good standing. With our automated verifications, Checkr can instantly verify credential check services across a wide range of industries, including, but not limited to:
Streamline your credential check process with Checkr
Complete screenings faster
Checkr leverages automation and third-party verification data to streamline the manual processes that can slow down professional license verification.
Keep candidates in the pipeline
Our easy-to-use candidate portal, US-based candidate support, and background check ETAs work together to promote transparency throughout the candidate journey and increase conversion.
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