Pass-through Access Fees

Pass-through Access Fees

Pass-through access fees are charges incurred for accessing government and private databases essential for background checks. These fees align with industry-standard practices and are charged at cost, reflecting the amount imposed by the relevant database for their services.

List of Access Fees by Region

When ordering a verification, multiple access fees could be incurred based on the number of institutions or employers that need verification.

Education Verifications

Country*Fee Range**
CanadaCA$17.00 – $120.00
United States of AmericaUS$10.00 – $50.00
United Kingdom£12.00+
France€30.00
Ireland£12.00+
IndiaCA$16.00+
Other InternationalCA$16.00+

Employment Verifications

Country*Fee Range**
CanadaUS$48.95
United States of AmericaUS$29.95 – $109

*The country of an applicant’s educational institute or work history determines the fee.
**Fee applicability depends on the applicant’s educational institution and work history. Access fees change frequently and are subject to change without notice. Price is incurred in the currency of the vendor. The pass-through fee will be billed in your billing currency based on the applicable exchange rate at the time the fee was incurred. Certn does not upcharge these fees.
 

USA Criminal Check Court Access Fees

StateJurisdictionFee Range*
ALAll CountiesUS$1.65
ARVaries by CountyUS$1.00 – $20.00
CAVaries by CountyUS$1.55 – $15.00
COAll Counties (Excludes Denver)US$2.45
CODenverUS$2.95 – $5.35
FLSuwannee + Taylor OnlyUS$14.00
HIAll CountiesUS$3.50
IDAll CountiesUS$3.25
INAll CountiesUS$0.80
LAEvangeline + Tensas OnlyUS$5.00 – $20.00
MEAll CountiesUS$31.00
MIVaries by CountyUS$5.00 – $40.00
MOAll CountiesUS$0.50
MSVaries by CountyUS$1.00 – $15.00
MTVaries by CountyUS$10.00 – $39.00
NCAll CountiesUS$1.60
NEAll CountiesUS$0.50
NHVaries by CountyUS$20.00 – $40.00
NJAll CountiesUS$5.00
NVAll Counties (Excludes Esmeralda and Humboldt)US$0.50 – $1.50 (per year searched)
NVEsmeralda and Humboldt OnlyUS$3.50
NYVaries by CountyUS$10.00 – $98.00
SDAll CountiesUS$20.00
TNVaries by CountyUS$3.00 – $15.00
TXVaries by CountyUS$5.00 – $10.00
UTAll CountiesUS$0.20
WAAll CountiesUS$5.00
WYAll CountiesUS$20.00

*Fee applicability depends on the applicant’s location of criminal record checks. Access fees change frequently and are subject to change without notice. Price is incurred in the currency of the vendor. The pass-through fee will be billed in your billing currency based on the applicable exchange rate at the time the fee was incurred. Certn does not upcharge these fees.
 

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