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Rhode Island Background Check

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

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

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

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

Turnaround time can range from 24 hours to four weeks.


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

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


Where can I get a fingerprint in Rhode Island?

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


Rhode Island Background Check Laws

As background check laws are always changing, we look to always keep up to date for all the Rhode Island background check laws. Please consult your attorney on for legal advice about Rhode Island background check laws. Currently, Rhode Island has state laws restricting employer use of criminal records. Here, you can view more about a Rhode Island Background Check. Rhode Island does implement a ban-the-box law that applies to all public sector employers for the state of Rhode Island and all private sector employers in Rhode Island who have at least 4 employees. Employers in the Rhode Island may only inquire into criminal history during the first interview with the applicant or later.

Written on 2021-02-02 19:10:53 by larry coleman

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