Intelligent Background Checking

Use Onfido to make fast and informed decisions on who you can trust.

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Background Checks via Dashboard and API

Background checks dashboard

Streamline your background checking process with real-time online results. Easily searchable, intuitively organized and always accessible.

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Stay Compliant

Onfido provides comprehensive background checks that give you the full picture, with best-in-class legal compliance and a clear audit trail.

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Fastest Turnaround Times

Live data feeds to streamline the background checking process, so you receive the information you need in real time.

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Reduce Costs

Traditional background checking companies are labour intensive and expensive. With Onfido, you save up to 60%.

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Comprehensive Background Checks

Don’t get tied into fixed packages or contracts. With Onfido you’re free to select the type and level of checks you want for each applicant that you screen.

Our Checks

Identity check

SSN Trace Check

Verifies a person’s identity and address history by cross-referencing their details against a range of verified databases.

$1.50

Turnaround Time: Instant

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Right to Work Check

Document Check

Verifies that identity documentation such as driving licences and passports are valid.

$1.50

Turnaround Time: Instant

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Nationwide + Single County Criminal check

National Criminal Check

Lists any criminal convictions from over 500 million records extracted from state and county courthouses.

$3.50

Turnaround Time: Instant

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Add Unlimited Counties

County Criminal Check

Provides a detailed local-level search reporting any criminal convictions recorded within the last 7 years.

$2 + court fee

Turnaround Time: 1-3 days

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Add Unlimited Counties

Driving Records Check

Searches DMVs across all 50 States for the most current driving records listing suspensions, revocations, violations and sanctions.

$2 + court fee

Turnaround Time: Same day

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Sex Offender check

Sex Offender Check

Identifies whether an applicant is a registered sex offender by searching the sex offender registry.

$1.50

Turnaround Time: Instant

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Terrorist Check

Terrorist Check

Identifies whether applicants are listed on any global terrorist watchlists.

$1.50

Turnaround Time: Instant

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Simple, Transparent Pricing

Packages for SSN verification, previous addresses, national and county criminal records start at just $20.
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Take a look at our API if you’re a high-volume user.

Friendly Customer Support

Onfido's team of specialists is happy to help you with any issues over the phone or online, by email or live chat.

Effortless Audit Trail

All background checks are timestamped, demonstrating your compliance obligations.

Access to International Checks

Our systems access data from over 150 countries.

256 Bit SSL Security

Onfido uses securely managed UK based servers, keeping your data safe.

For High Volume Users
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Can I carry out background checks on an applicant without their consent?

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To ensure compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act, we do not carry out any background checks on any applicant without their consent. Your applicant must provide us with their details and give us their consent to verify their information.

If you have any other questions, please consult our FAQs.