How Long Does It Take To Run A Verified Background Check?

There are multiple types of background checks. The time frame associated with a background check depends on nature and details required for investigation. A verified background check helps employers collect important data on employment history, criminal and financial records.

FCRA Requirements

The employer requests a background check from candidates during the hiring process. A clean background check without hits creates trust and confidence for an employer. According to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), all organizations are required to ask permission from the applicant to perform a background check on them. Employers need to ensure that there will be no discrimination against the candidate based on any demographic. The FCRA also ensures the safety of candidate background check records and notification.

Common Questions regarding certified checks

One of the most common questions asked about background screening is the turn-around time. Database checks are instant and take no time to put out results. For verified background checks, we have summarized the time frames below for convenience.




If you have any further questions about background checks, please email us at or Order Your Personal Verified Background Check online.

Consumer Credentials is a subsidiary of Peopletrail and has been offering personal verified background checks to individuals and businesses since 1994. Peopletrail makes sure all background reports are run through human individuals to rectify any error or confusion incurred through automatic reports.

Consumer Credentials verified background reports are emailed to the applicants in less than 8 business hours.

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