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Oregon Background Check

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

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

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

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

Turnaround time can range from 24 hours to four weeks.


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

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


Where can I get a fingerprint in Oregon?

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


Oregon Background Check Laws

As background check laws are always changing, we look to always keep up to date for all the Oregon background check laws. Please consult your attorney on for legal advice about Oregon background check laws. Currently, Oregon has state laws restricting employer use of criminal records. Here, you can view more about a Oregon Background Check. Oregon does implement a statewide ban-the-box law for public and private companies. Employers in Oregon may only inquire into criminal history after an initial interview, or if no interview is conducted, after a conditional offer of employment.


Oregon’s Equal Pay Act

In accordance to Oregon’s Equal Pay Act, employers may not discriminate between employees on the basis of a protected class in salary or wages for comparable work. In other words, an employer cannot provide a greater salary or wage to an employee than that afforded to employees of a protected class for the same kind of work. Specifically, employers cannot ask an applicant how much he or she is currently paid, base a new hire’s pay on that individual’s current or past compensation, or cut a current employee’s pay in order to comply with the Act. Exceptions exist when the difference is due to: (1) a seniority system; (2) a merit system; (3) a system measuring earnings by quantity or quality of production (e.g., piece-rate work); (4) workplace locations; (5) travel (if necessary and regular for employees); (6) education; (7) training; or (8) experience.

Written on 2021-02-02 18:54:48 by larry coleman

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