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Virginia Background Check

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

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

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

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

Turnaround time can range from 24 hours to four weeks.


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

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


Where can I get a fingerprint in Virginia?

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


Virginia Background Check Laws

As background check laws are always changing, we look to always keep up to date for all the Virginia background check laws. Please consult your attorney on for legal advice about Virginia background check laws. Currently, Virginia has state laws restricting employer use of criminal records. Here, you can view more about a Virginia Background Check. Virginia does implement a statewide ban-the-box law that applies to only to public employers (all agencies, boards, and commissions within the executive branch of government subject to the authority of the Governor). Public employers in Virginia may only inquire into criminal history after the applicant is deemed “otherwise eligible” and is being considered for the specific position in question.

Written on 2021-02-02 20:04:50 by larry coleman

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