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Nevada Background Check

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

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

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

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

Turnaround time can range from 24 hours to four weeks.


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

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


Where can I get a fingerprint in Nevada?

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


Nevada Background Check Laws

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


NRS 613.570 Unlawful acts of employer relating to consumer credit report or other credit information of employee or prospective employee

According to, NRS 613.570 Unlawful acts of employer relating to consumer credit report or other credit information of employee or prospective employee., Nevada employers cannot take adverse action against an candidate –  a decision that is unfavorable to the applicant – who does not consent to a credit report as a condition of employment. However, an employer can request and consider an candidate’s credit report that includes that the employer is required or authorized by state or federal law, the employer has a good faith belief that the candidate has engaged in illegal activity, or the employer believes that the credit report is related to the position in question (this can include certain positions in banking, law enforcement, or gaming).

Written on 2021-02-01 19:53:13 by larry coleman

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