Easy Self-Service Online Background Checks

Online Background Screening

Effortless self-serve background screening for your business.

The easy-to-use online background screening platform that makes ordering checks simple, so that you can hire faster.

I need international checks or an ATS integration ➤

Online background check dashboard

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For businesses that need to run online background checks without the hassle.

Easy to Set Up

Background screening can be a bottleneck. Create your account in minutes and start screening instantly. There’s no waiting, no long contracts, and no set-up fees.

  • Simple pay-as-you-go pricing
  • Built-in compliance
  • Build custom screening packages

Screen Candidates in Three Easy Steps.


Step 1

Select the background checks you want to run from the product list.


Step 2

Your candidate receives a secure email with a request to complete their background check online. You can track their progress in the dashboard.


Step 3

Review consolidated reports directly in your dashboard to make fast hiring decisions.

Easy screening means faster hiring.

Spend less time waiting on background checks and more time on what matters.

Easy for you

Reduce the admin burden of screening with your all-in-one online dashboard. You can quickly track progress at a glance, without manually following up.

Save yourself time and hire up to 3x faster with:

  • Automated candidate reminders
  • Easy-to-read dashboard to check progress
  • Results delivered directly to your inbox

Easy for your candidates

Clunky background checks cause candidate drop-off. With Certn, candidates can seamlessly complete their screening online in minutes. No photocopies. No faxes. Just a few clicks and a selfie. 

Spend less time managing checks with:

  • Mobile-enabled candidate experience
  • Instant identity verification

Dedicated Support for All

24/7 support is available for you and your candidates. You get access to highly-trained background screening analysts who work the same hours you do.

Pricing and Checks

There are no set-up fees, no minimum commitment, and no hassle.

Employers are required to uphold a duty of care and check the backgrounds of prospective employees to protect their business, the workforce, and customers. A comprehensive background check may also be required to meet regulatory requirements.

Certn uses a certified IDSP to carry out Home Office online services as outlined in the government guidance from 27 December 2021.

Certn can provide a Basic Criminal Record Check. For more detailed criminal record checks to meet industry or regulatory requirements, or to run international criminal record checks, our subsidiaries at Credence can help you.

Need a more in-depth screening solution?

Talk to our experts at Credence for information on our full suite of background checks and volume discounts.

  • Integrations and API
  • International Screening
  • Credentials and Verifications

Highest Industry Compliance Standards

Stay compliant with legal obligations and regulated industries. Certn is ISO 27001 certified and we adhere to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) standards.

Our in-house compliance experts and experienced customer support teams help you maintain a compliant background screening program and ensure your success with our online background check platform.

Consistently Rated the Easiest to Use
Over 10,000 companies trust Certn to help them hire the right people. See why people choose Certn over the competition.”

30% Reduced turnover time

See customer stories
Easy to use. Great customer service. Easy process. We require background checks for all new hires. The turnaround time is super quick which helps us speed up the entire hiring process.”

Director of HR MCIS Language Solutions

30% Reduced turnover time

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“We’ve utilized every background screening provider on the market, and have never seen a product that is this fast and comprehensive.”

Scott Asselstine Operations Manager

35% Decreased Turnaround Time

See customer stories
““The Certn training is very intuitive for ATB and I think someone who has never used a system before can figure it out on their own.””

Luke Giblin Talent Acquisition Partner, ATB Financial

Ready to get started with effortless self-serve background checks?