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SearchMyBackground™ with Paperless Consent Form

FREE and included with account set-up: SearchMyBackground™ enables applicants to enter their own personal information and sign Disclosure and Authorization forms online via our secure site.


Pre-Built Packages


Database Services

Multi-State Criminal Search with Alias (Multi-State/SOR/SSN/Address) $19.00

  • Multi-State Criminal Search –  Searches more than 1 billion criminal records from Counties, Department of Corrections (DOC), Administrative Offices of the Court (AOC) and State Sex Offender Registries (SOR) covering all 50 states and Washington, DC. Also included are national and international terrorism sources, more than 2.1 million photos are available. Turnaround time is instant unless red-flagged. All names returned on the SSN trace are searched in the database. Click here to review the Sources that report information into our Multi-State service.
  • National Sex Offender Search
  • SSN Trace – validates that the SSN is real and shows the date and state of issue
    • A Name & Address History is reported to SecureSearch for use in additional due diligence – i.e. adding County Courthouse searches
  • SSN Death Index Search – validates that the SSN does not belong to an already deceased individual
  • Alias Names Search – All names returned on the SSN trace are searched against the database
  • Red Flag Review by FCRA Certified Staff – Validation of criminal records must be performed prior to any Adverse Action
  • All red flags are validated before marked as complete

See Source List on our website for details on counties and states that report to this database.

DISCLAIMER: Though database searches are very broad they should not be relied upon as your only source of information. Database searches should always be accompanied by individual county court searches or statewide repository searches of the known addresses of each applicant.

National Sex Offender Registry $6.00

A National State Sex Offender Registries (NSSOR) Check is a check of state sex offender registries from 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and many Native American tribes (including offender photographs where available). Average turnaround time is instant.

Social Security Number Trace $5.00

A Social Security Number (SSN) Trace verifies the input name is associated with the input SSN in a proprietary database and provides an alias and address history for the name and SSN. A SSN Trace does not meet any local, state or federal E-Verify requirement and does not confirm a name and SSN association through the Social Security Administration or Department of Homeland Security. The average turnaround time is instant.


County Courthouse Criminal Search $10.00*

Search of felony and misdemeanor criminal records located at the county seat or central county courthouse. The search depth is a 7-years unless specific notes are added to the order to request additional years to be searched. All legally reportable felony and misdemeanor conviction records and pending cases found are reported. Court access fees, if applicable, are not included in the price. Average turnaround time is same day to 3 business days unless the county requires a Court Clerk assistance.

Statewide Criminal Repository Search $10.00*

7-year search of a state court or state law enforcement agency criminal record database – please inquire about your state. The type of records, record details available, record quality, accuracy, completeness, coverage, comprehensiveness varies widely state-to-state and database- to-database. A Criminal Record Database Search or Check is not available in every state. The average turnaround time varies from the same day to over a week.

National Federal Courts Search $20.00*

Searches the Federal (US Courts) – this is separate from State and Local courts. This service is available in 94 federal district courts nationwide. The check depth is a 7-year check wherever records are available 7 years back or more. If the maximum possible depth of a standard criminal record search is less than 7 years, the maximum possible depth of a check is provided. All legally reportable felony and misdemeanor conviction records and pending cases. Records found may contain limited identifiers due to the federal district courts’ policy of redacting personally identifiable information (PII) such as date of birth, social security number, drivers’ license number, and address. Average turnaround time is same day to 3 business days.

Nationwide Wants and Warrants $20.00

This is a nationwide search of local, county, state and Federal Extraditable Warrants, and may include misdemeanors and/or felonies. Not all law enforcement agencies contribute to this database. Average turnaround time is 1-2 days.

MVR records (Driving History) $5.00*

A Driving Record Check is a check of a specific state driving record. This service is available from 50 states and the District of Columbia, and includes infractions, violations, misdemeanors, felonies, points, and current status (e.g., valid, invalid, expired, suspended, revoked, reinstated, etc.). The standard scope is a 3-year driving record. State access fees apply. A signed authorization or state specific authorization may be required by the state. PA requires a specific state consent to be filled out and submitted manually. The average turnaround time is instant to 5 business days.

Employment Verification $10.00/employer*

An Employment Verification is a verification of employment with a specific employer. A standard Employment Verification includes as applicable and available: verifier’s name and title, full-time or part-time, dates of employment, title, separation reason, voluntary/involuntary, eligibility for rehire and reason for any ineligibility for rehire. A signed authorization for release of information may be required by the employer. Employer or third-party access fees, if applicable, are not included in the price. Separate agreement required prior to ordering service. The average turnaround time for standard Employment Verification is 1 to 5 business days as 5 attempts are made to validate employment.

Landlord Verification $10.00/landlord

Our specialists are trained verify all information submitted as well as ask pertinent questions to identify any hidden issues. Average turnaround time is 1-3 business days.

County Civil $12.00

Our County Civil is a search of the county court civil (non-criminal) records located at the county seat or central county courthouse. The search depth is a 7-year. All. legally reportable civil records found are reported. Records provided may be name match only due to the general lack or identifiers in civil court records. Average turnaround time is 3 to 5 business days.

Tenant Credit Report $16.50

A Tenant Credit Report provides credit history, payment history, debts, public records (e.g., bankruptcies, judgments), aliases and address history. A Tenant Credit Report is for non-employment purposes only. Federal, state and local laws may restrict or prohibit your use of the information provided. A signed authorization is required. The average turnaround time is instant. Site inspection and end-user agreement required.

NOTE: If you desire access to credit reports, you must agree to a physical site visit and inspection. The cost of the site visit is $85.00. Please indicate on Service Agreement, page 1, if you wish to have access to credit reports.

Nationwide Evictions $10.00

Nationwide Evictions utilizes address history associated with the applicant’s SSN in addition to the core address submitted to search for evictions. Due to the limited identifiers on evictions and for a more accurate search, the house or street number is used in addition to the zip code, first and last name to match records to your applicant. The search is a 7 year history and the typical information returned, if available, is the defendant’s name, address where evicted, date, judgment amount, dispositions status, the plaintiff and plaintiff phone number and the plaintiff’s attorney and phone number. Average turnaround time: Instant – 5 minutes.

International Criminal/Education/Employment Pricing Varies Call 866-891-1954 opt 2

International Criminal Records, Education Verifications, and Employment Verifications are available upon request. The search availability and depth varies from country to country. If the maximum possible depth of a criminal record search is less than 7 years, the maximum possible depth of a search is provided. All legally reportable felony and misdemeanor conviction records and pending cases found are reported. Court access fees, if applicable, are not included in the price. Additional release forms and/or country specific release form required. Average turnaround time is 3 to 15 business days but can be longer in certain international locations. For more information please inquire about services available for a specific country.

* 3rd party surcharges may apply

** Continuous monitoring services require written notice to add or remove names as they are billed monthly per name per month.

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“I’ve been working with SecureSearch™ for approximately 8 months and I’ve had outstanding service. Any questions I have are answered promptly. As someone new to background screening, I’ve been very pleased that the team at SecureSearch™ is always available and willing to walk me through the process and what to expect as many times as necessary. I would recommend SecureSearch™ as your provider for background screening.”

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