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Louisiana Background Check

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

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

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

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

Turnaround time can range from 24 hours to four weeks.


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

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


Where can I get a fingerprint in Louisiana?

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


Louisiana Background Check Laws

As background check laws are always changing, we look to always keep up to date for all the Louisiana background check laws. Please consult your attorney on for legal advice about Louisiana background check laws. Currently, Louisiana has no state laws restricting employer use of criminal records. Here, you can view more about an Louisiana Background Check. Louisiana ban-the-box law only applies to public sector employers and if an employer is hiring for an "unlcassified" position.


R.S. 23-897

In accordance to R.S. 23-897, an employer cannot pass the costs of a background check, fingerprinting, or medical records to an employee.

Written on 2021-02-01 17:36:57 by larry coleman

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