Criminal background checks
Fast and comprehensive criminal background checks. Reduce your time to hire and build a trustworthy team.
Here’s why you need criminal background checks
- Protect the trust you’ve built with your customers, partners, and employees
Trust is the most important asset you have. Protect and reinforce your company’s reputation and employer brand, by confidently hiring candidates that will safeguard your assets, their coworkers, and customers.
- Comply with industry, local, state, and federal regulations
Job roles and industries that manage confidential data or have sensitive people interactions may require specific checks to be conducted. Ensure you are hiring the right people that meet the necessary regulations.
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Certn’s criminal background checks are comprehensive, accurate, and fast
Certn provides detailed national criminal record checks for US and Canada-based workers. Our AI-powered platform directly connects risk-relevant data from reputable databases & registries to your candidate records. This enables us to provide accurate reports with the shortest turnaround times to you. If you need international background checks, Certn provides a comprehensive search from over 200 countries and territories.
To enhance your candidates’ criminal background checks, we recommend verifying their identity with our proprietary OneID tool.
Canadian Criminal Record Checks
Searches the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s (RCMP) Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) database. Enhanced criminal record checks will include searches on the Police Information Portal (PIP), Firearms Interest Police (FIP), and the Niche RMS system.
Certn has the fastest turnaround time for SOQUIJ checks as we are the only provider to automate this search.
US Criminal Record Checks
Searches thousands of jurisdictions nationwide for state and local crimes.
Searches the US district and appellate courts for federal crimes.
Searches county courthouses for cases with their charge, disposition, and sentence.
Searches state-level police and law enforcement records, and state courts records
Searches registries across all states to uncover current or potential sex offender registrations.
Searches domestic and international government sanctions and watchlists.
US Social Security Number (SSN) Trace
Identifies any name and address history associated with a provided SSN.