We are the gold KEY standard in providing solutions to your employment screening needs.

Quick turnaround times, Advanced Web-based Technology & Personalized Customer Service.

Key Background Screening

Employment background screening solutions tailored to meet the needs of every Business, Industry & Budget.

Integrations & More!

Key Background is integrated with dozens of leading ATS & HRIS systems to help automate your screening & workforce management process.

About Us

We are the gold KEY standard for employment background screening needs!

KEY Background Screening is the gold KEY standard for your employment background screening needs. We pride ourselves on quick turnaround times, advanced web-based technology, and personalized customer service. We understand that the KEY to success in today’s fast-paced market requires quick, accurate background screening reports.

  • KEY is a proud member of NAPBS.

  •  Our screening services are FCRA compliant.

  • Our commitment to efficiency helps keep costs low for you and your company.

  • Our comprehensive quality assurance standards ensure that our researchers are audited regularly and our final reports are reviewed for accuracy.

  • Our secure, web-based system includes 24×7 ordering capability, status updates, report access, online invoicing, and more.

  • Our HR-XML compliant interface enables integration to ATS and HRIS systems.

KEY delivers personalized customer service by getting to know you and your business needs first. Our data and customer service is 100% based in the United States of America. Unlock your future today with KEY Background Screening!

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Screening Solutions

Criminal Background Checks

We cover all Federal, State, District, County, and Municipal courts in the U.S. and its territories.

Education and Employment

All U.S. high schools, colleges, & university degrees. Current & former employment histories confirmed.

Driving History Records

State or Commercial driver’s license reports include status, suspensions, violations, & history. Batch MVR ordering is available.

Credit Reports

Formatted for employee background screening and compliant with FCRA requirements.

Drug and Health screening

A wide range of drug testing services are available at over 16,000 SAMHSA certified labs across the U.S including Medical Sanctions Monitoring.

Identification Services

Verification of identity, I9 form, E-verify, and past address history creates a correct baseline for background reports.

Civil Court Records

Civil cases involve a legal dispute between two or more parties over debt, contracts, property damage, or injury.

International Searches

Background checks available in over 200 countries for criminal checks, education, employment, & driving records.

Sanctions and Risk

Financial, medical, and professional sanctions; domestic & International blacklists, watch lists, and more.


Live scan fingerprinting for Ohio BCI & FBI.

Our Industries


Finance & Insurance




Leisure and Hospitality




Staffing & Recruiting

Volunteer Organizations

Tenant Screening

Utilities & Energy

Repair & Maintenance

Key Background Screening is integrated with dozens of leading ATS & HRIS systems to help automate your screening & workforce management process.

Streamline your hiring efforts by integrating today!

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