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With SterlingNOW, order your first online background check in under 5 minutes..
- Quick, easy, and free account setup
- Fast, reliable results
- 3 screening packages to choose from + add-ons
- FCRA-compliant screening
Choose a background check that works for you.
For businesses with smaller budgets, this check covers the basics. Includes a multi-state criminal database search, a sex offender registry search, and a single-county primary search.
- Social Security Number Trace
- Single County Criminal Record Search
- Multi-State Instant Criminal Check with Verification
- DOJ National Sex Offender Public Website Search
Includes all the features of Basic, and for added thoroughness extends the search to court-level records in every county where your candidate has lived in the past seven years.
Includes all the features of the Basic Check plus:
- Federal Criminal District Search
- Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) Terrorist Watchlist
Our most comprehensive background check includes all the features of Basic and Preferred, plus Locator Select, exclusive to Sterling, which searches booking records from 3,500+ jurisdictions to add an additional layer of rigor.
Includes all the features of the Preferred Check plus:
- 7-Year Federal District Criminal Record Search
- Locator Select with Verification