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Basic+

Quickest and most basic

starting from

$29.99/check


  • SSN trace
  • Sex offender registry
  • Global watchlist search
  • National criminal search

    If a national criminal search identifies a potential record, Checkr automatically completes a county criminal search ($15/check).

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Essential

More complete criminal history

starting from

$54.99/check


  • SSN trace
  • Sex offender registry
  • Global watchlist search
  • National criminal search
  • County criminal search

Professional

Also verify education and employment

starting from

$79.99/check


  • SSN trace
  • Sex offender registry
  • Global watchlist search
  • National criminal search
  • County criminal search
  • Education verification (Highest level)
  • Employment verification (Current)

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

Customize your package

Add the following products to meet your organization or industry requirements and increase search coverage.

Criminal & civil searches

Federal criminal search
$10/check

Search for criminal records in federal district courts. Federal records are not found in county and state searches.

State criminal search
Starting from $10/check

Search for criminal records in a specific state

Global watchlist search
$9/check

Search 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.

Continuous criminal search
$1.70/individual per month

Monitor and learn about changes in workers’ criminal records in real-time

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

Search for adverse records against people and entities in the healthcare field. Prices vary by level of search: Level 1 ($6) and Level 3 ($15.50).

Federal civil search
$15/check

Search for civil cases filed in federal court to learn whether a candidate was a party in a lawsuit.

County civil search
$40/check

Search for civil cases filed in county civil courts to learn whether a candidate was a party in a lawsuit.

Verifications

Employment verification
Starting from $12.50/check

Verify a candidate’s employment history in the United States. Prices vary by how far back you’d like to verify: current employer ($12.50), last 3 years ($15), 5 years ($25), 7 years ($35), and 10 years ($50).

Education verification
$12.50/check

Verify degrees or certifications a candidate has obtained in the United States.

Professional license verification
$12/check

Confirm that a candidate’s professional licenses and certifications are active and in good standing. 

Reference verification
$10/check

Interview a personal or professional reference with a standard set of questions to learn about a candidate’s character and qualifications.

Pre-employment credit report
Starting from $8/check

Identify the public financial history of candidates who will have financial or fiduciary responsibilities. Includes information such as tax liens, accounts in collection, and bankruptcies.

Motor vehicle record (MVR) report

Motor vehicle record (MVR) report
$9.50/check

Confirm a driver’s license status and class, and identify driving incidents in the US.

Drug tests & health assessments

Drug test and health assessment costs vary based on testing method (blood, breath, hair, or urine), clinic or onsite test location, and substances tested.

Clinic-based drug test
Starting from $60/test

Test candidates for any combination of substances, from 4-panel to 10-panel tests. Tests include blood, breath, hair, or urine. Pricing varies by panel and clinic selections.

Onsite drug test
Starting from $37/test

Test candidates on your premises for a preset combination of drugs, from 4-panel to 10-panel tests. Pricing varies by panel selection.

Occupational health assessment
Starting from $23/test

Evaluate a candidate’s fitness for certain jobs. Includes physical evaluations and lift tests, hearing and vision tests, TB tests and x-rays, immunizations, and respiratory and pulmonary function tests.

Department of Transportation (DOT) checks

Commercial MVR with CDLIS search
$14.50/check

Confirm a driver’s license status, class, and medical certificate information, identify driving incidents, 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 MVR reports happen automatically.

Commercial MVR reports, including a CDLIS search, are $14.50/check, and subsequent MVRs completed as a result of the CDLIS search are $9.50/check.

DOT employment verification
Starting from $19.50/check

Verify a candidate’s employment history and driver safety performance. Drug and alcohol history is also collected if the candidate was a non-CDL commercial driver.

Prices vary by how far back you’d like to verify: current employer ($19.50), last 3 years ($22), 5 years ($32), 7 years ($42), and 10 years ($57).

DOT drug and alcohol test
Starting from $72/test

Verify whether a candidate complies with the DOT testing requirements for drug and alcohol substances.

DOT physical
Starting from $110/test

Evaluate a candidate’s physical fitness through a physical exam performed by a licensed DOT medical provider. This test includes assessments of hearing, vision, blood pressure, and other health factors that could put a driver at risk while operating a CMV.

Drug and alcohol clearinghouse search
$20/check

Reports information about a commercial driver’s license (CDL) holder’s drug and alcohol program violation history.

Adjudication tools

Assess Lite
Included

Reduce manual review of records by up to 40%, with programmatic record filtering.

Assess Standard
$2.49/report

Reduce manual review of records by up to 70%, with advanced record filtering for 55 criminal record categories.

Assess Premium
$4/report

Reduce manual review of records by up to 85%, with the most customizable, robust record filtering across 235 criminal record categories.

International background checks

For candidates living and working outside of the United States. Pricing varies by country.

International Basic+
Starting from $32/check

Includes the following checks:

  • International criminal (or adverse media)
  • Global watchlist search
International Professional
Starting from $102/check

Includes the following checks:

  • International criminal (or adverse media)
  • Global watchlist search
  • Employment verification
  • Education verification
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

I-9 verifications

Form I-9
$7/form

Confirm employment eligibility for employees in the United States.

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