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Montana Background Check

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

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

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

Depending on the type of background check in question the prices may vary. Our electronic Montana criminal records search is $22.00. 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 Montana background check?

Turnaround time can range from 24 hours to four weeks.


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

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


Where can I get a fingerprint in Montana?

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


Montana Background Check Laws

As background check laws are always changing, we look to always keep up to date for all the Montana background check laws. Please consult your attorney on for legal advice about Montana background check laws. Currently, Montana has state laws restricting employer use of criminal records. Here, you can view more about a Montana Background Check. Montana does not implement a ban-the-box law. 


Montana Code Annotated 2003 31-3-112 – Obsolete information

In accordance to Montana Code Annotated 2003 31-3-112 – Obsolete information, background checks cannot include any criminal information that is more than 7 years old, and may not contain information about an candidate’s bankruptcy if the date of judgment is more than 14 years old.

Written on 2021-02-01 19:35:04 by larry coleman

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