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Connecticut Background Check

Individuals, employers, and volunteers can conduct background checks in Connecticut, by going to the Connecticut government site and filing out the necessary forms below. Due to the state and local laws, some background checks may require fingerprints. Although some professions, like healthcare, government and state employees require fingerprinting, please refer to your potential employer for the need for fingerprints.


How to conduct a Connecticut background check?

Individuals, employers, and volunteers can order an electronic Connecticut background check by filling out the form on our site. Here is a step by step guide:

  1. Visit our site to order a Connecticut Background Check.
  2. Fill out all the necessary information on the custom background check form.
  3. Click the state criminal search checkbox under the zip code text field.
  4. Select Connecticut under the state criminal search checkbox.
  5. Fill out card details. We accept Visa, Visa Electron, Discover, JCB, Diners, and American Express.
  6. Click the checkbox I Agree to the Terms and Conditions.
  7. Click captcha.
  8. Click Order Now.
  9. Done! You will be redirected to our homepage and your report will be emailed to the email provide in the background check inquiry.  


How much does a Connecticut background check cost?

Depending on the type of background check in question the prices may vary. Our electronic Connecticut criminal records search is $20.00. While conducting a fingerprint background check, the prices may vary from place to place. 


How long does it take to get the results from a Connecticut background check?

Turnaround time can range from 24 hours to four weeks.


What’s the difference between an online Connecticut background check and a Connecticut fingerprint background check?

The Connecticut online background check is an electronic name based search from the state of Colorado criminal record database and the results are returned quicker. A Connecticut fingerprint background check is essentially the same background check except an individual must go to a physical fingerprinting location and complete get their fingerprints taken by a certified fingerprint technician. The Connecticut fingerprint background check turnaround time have longer wait times. 


Where can I get a fingerprint in Connecticut?

Individuals may check local background check companies in the state of Connecticut that conduct fingerprints by a certified fingerprint technician. Individuals can also visit Connecticut state police and local law enforcement departments to conduct fingerprints. 


Connecticut Background Check Laws

As background check laws are always changing, we look to always keep up to date for all the Connecticut background check laws. Please consult your attorney on for legal advice about Connecticut background check laws. Currently, Connecticut has state laws restricting employer use of criminal records. Here, you can view more about a Connecticut Background Check. Connecticut implements a statewide ban-the-box law. Employers may not inquire about about the criminal history of a canidate on a job application form.


Consideration of records: Employers cannot reject or terminate applicants due to erased records and prior conviction that an indivual has recieved a provisional pardon or certificate of rehabilitation pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 54-130a, or a certificate of rehabilitation pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 54-108f.


Conn. Gen. Stat.31-51i(h)(2)

In accordance to Conn. Gen. Stat.31-51i(h)(2), a CRA (consumer reporting agency) must provide a written notice and a copy of the report to the consumer the same time the employer gets the report. 


Public Act No. 11-223

In accordance to Public Act No. 11-223, employers are prohibited from using credit reports in employment decisions unless the employer is a financial institution, or the credit report request is related to the position.


Written on 2021-01-31 22:14:16 by larry coleman

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