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Do You Need Permission to Run a Background Check?

Updated: Jan 25

When it comes to conducting background checks, one critical question often arises:


Do you need permission to run a background check?


The answer is Yes: For employment, housing, insurance, nanny, volunteering and any other purpose listed under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


The answer is No: If you're looking yourself up, searching neighbors, friends or any other type of curiousity type of search.


This article aims to introduce you to the effortless compliance and convenience of ordering your background checks through the Global Background Screening platform.