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New Jersey Background Check

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

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

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

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

Turnaround time can range from 24 hours to four weeks.


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

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


Where can I get a fingerprint in New Jersey?

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


New Jersey Background Check Laws

As background check laws are always changing, we look to always keep up to date for all the New Jersey background check laws. Please consult your attorney on for legal advice about New Jersey background check laws. Currently, New Jersey has state laws restricting employer use of criminal records. Here, you can view more about a New Jersey Background Check. New Jersey does implement a statewide ban-the-box law for both private and public companies who have at least 15 more employees, do business in, employ people in, or take applications for employment within the State of New Jersey. Employers in New Jersey may not inquire into criminal history until after their first interview. New Jersey Employers are prohibited from considering expunged or pardoned convictions when making employment decisions.

Written on 2021-02-02 17:21:50 by larry coleman

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