Start with a Free Background Check for Your Business

Checkr background checks are easy to order and can come back in minutes. Enter your business email to get started.

Want to run a background check on yourself? Get started here.

If you are a candidate looking for information on your background check, please head over to the candidate portal.

compliance engine

Create a Checkr account today

Checkr offers an online, self-service background check product designed specifically with small businesses in mind. We know you have a lot on your plate, so our all-in-one platform ensures you’re covering all your bases.

You’ll be able to start adding candidate information immediately while we verify your account details. And we’ll give you your first background check for free*.

If you are already using one of our integration partners, you can sign up for Checkr within their platform to take advantage of special pricing and custom features. Contact us to learn how

Get answers fast


completed within 15 minutes

Ease of use

15 1

with more efficient processes

More accurate results


small business satisfaction score than the industry average

Lean teams choose Checkr

Checkr Direct Small Business

How Checkr Helps

With our background check solution, you get:

  • Simple and competitive pricing: Checkr’s pay-as-you-go pricing is lower than industry averages, starting at $10 per check. Plus, account setup is free. 
  • A fully online and secure process: No paperwork or manual processes required.
  • Automated compliance: Background checks and authorization forms are subject to federal, state, and sometimes even local laws. We cover these in the product, providing you a worry-free experience.
  • A best-in-class team: We have dedicated support teams for your business and for your candidates. Plus, we’re a Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) compliant organization.
Checkr Direct Small Businesses

Your Free Background Check

Run a background check in 3 simple steps

  1. Register: Create an account in just a few minutes.
  2. Verification and set up: We’ll verify your account and email you with a secure login.
  3. Run your first check: Log in to your account and run your first check for free*.

* Up to $40 statement credit applied on your first background check. You will be charged for any pass through fees from state or county courts and DMVs that go beyond the allotted credit amount. For the list of additional fees, please see this pricing breakdown.

Additional Resources

Checkr About Contact

Checkr Demo Day

Deep dive into who Checkr is and how you can benefit from using our advanced background check technology.

Blog 5.3

Are You Running the Right Background Checks?

Find out by taking this short quiz.

Blog 5.18

What is a Background Check?

Start with the basics and understand what is needed to start running background checks.

Ready to get started?

We’ve built a background check toolset to make hiring easier, faster, and more accurate for small businesses.