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SterlingNOW offers small businesses thorough, high-quality background checks from a global leader in screening.Start a Background Check
Rigorous, comprehensive background checks leverage Sterling's decades of industry-leading experience.
Start in minutes. 90% of criminal background checks are complete within a day.
SterlingNOW is designed to help you comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
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
Don’t see what you are looking for?
We offer a robust suite of screening services we can customize to your needs, from criminal background checks to workforce monitoring and robust ATS integrations.