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Kentucky Background Check

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

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

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

Depending on the type of background check in question the prices may vary. Our electronic Kentucky criminal records search is $30.00. 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 Kentucky background check?

Turnaround time can range from 24 hours to four weeks.


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

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


Where can I get a fingerprint in Kentucky?

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


Kentucky Background Check Laws

As background check laws are always changing, we look to always keep up to date for all the Kentucky background check laws. Please consult your attorney on for legal advice about Kentucky background check laws. Currently, Kentucky has no state laws restricting employer use of criminal records. Here, you can view more about an Kentucky Background Check. Kentucky has a statewide ban-the-box law in effect only if you are a public sector employer in the executive branch of the state of Kentucky.


KRS Chapter 367.00 §310 – Consumer reporting agency records restriction

In accordance to KRS Chapter 367.00 §310 – Consumer reporting agency records restriction, CRAs can only retain files on a criminal charge if the charge resulted in a conviction in Kentucky.


KRS 336.220

In accordance to KRS 336.220 employers may not require an employee to pay the cost of a medical exam or pay the cost of retrieving any records.

Written on 2021-02-01 17:22:43 by larry coleman

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