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Georgia Background Check

Individuals, employers, and volunteers can conduct background checks in Georgia, by going to the Georgia 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 Georgia background check?

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

  1. Visit our site to order a Georgia 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 Georgia 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 Georgia background check cost?

Depending on the type of background check in question the prices may vary. Our electronic Georgia 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 Georgia background check?

Turnaround time can range from 24 hours to four weeks.


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

The Georgia online background check is an electronic name based search from the state of Georgia criminal record database and the results are returned quicker. A Georgia 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 Georgia fingerprint background check turnaround time have longer wait times. 


Where can I get a fingerprint in Georgia?

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


Georgia Background Check Laws

As background check laws are always changing, we look to always keep up to date for all the Georgia background check laws. Please consult your attorney on for legal advice about Georgia background check laws. Currently, Georgia has no state laws restricting employer use of criminal records. Here, you can view more about a Georgia Background Check. Georgia has no statewide ban-the-box law. Although, Georgia does have a ban-the-box order government employees in the state of Georgia.


GA Code 35-3-34 (3) (b) – Georgia Crime Information Center Records

In accordance to the GA Code 35-3-34 (3) (b) – Georgia Crime Information Center Records, when an employer acquires a background check through Georgia Crime Information Center Records or GCIC, decides not to hire a canidate, the employer must inform the canidate of this decision. The employer must provide the origin of the background check, contents of the recors and the effect the background check had on the employer's hiring decision.

Written on 2021-02-01 05:20:53 by larry coleman

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