Instant Criminal Background Checks

  • Instantly search over 650 million criminal records. Results returned online in seconds.
  • No setup fees, monthly minimums, contracts, or hidden charges. You only pay for the searches you order.
  • Our national searches include national, state, and tribal sex offender registries.
  • FCRA compliant for employment screening, tenant screening, and volunteer screening purposes.
  • Print reports, save them on your computer as PDFs, and store them online for up to three months.
  • Direct Screening has protected our customers online since 2004.

To order an instant criminal background check, click on the appropriate button below:

  $38.95

The instant Enhanced National Criminal Search is a combination of our National Criminal Search and our SSN search. First, we run a SSN search which validates the SSN and compares it to the Social Security Death Index (SSDI). Next, we return all names and addresses on file associated with the SSN. Finally, we run our National Criminal Search on every name returned that was associated with the SSN. This is a great way to find criminal records under a maiden name, former married name, or alias.

  • Sex Offender Search
  • SSN Validation & Trace
  • SSN Check against Death Master Index
  • Full Name and Alias History
  • All Names and Aliases Searched
  • Current & Previous Address History
  • Terrorist Watch List (OFAC)
  • FBI Most Wanted & Terrorist Watch List
  • Federal, State, & Local Wanted Fugitives
  • FCRA Compliant

Click here for a complete list of our national data coverage.

  $16.95

Our instant National Criminal Search covers all of our available criminal record sources. It is our most cost effective search as we search over 650 million criminal records and over 1000 data sources for one low price. This search includes national, state, and tribal sex offender registries.

  • Sex Offender Search
  • Terrorist Watch List (OFAC)
  • Records from all 50 states
  • FBI Most Wanted & Terrorist Watch List
  • Federal, State, & Local Wanted Fugitives
  • FCRA Compliant

Click here for a complete list of our national data coverage.

  $23.95

Our instant Enhanced State Criminal Search is a combination of our State Criminal Search and our SSN search. First, we run a SSN search which validates the SSN and compares it to the Social Security Death Index (SSDI). Next, we return all names and addresses on file associated with the SSN. Finally, we run a State Criminal Search on every name returned that was associated with the SSN. This is a great way to find criminal records under a maiden name, former married name, or alias.

  • State Sex Offender Search
  • SSN Validation & Trace
  • SSN Check against Death Master Index
  • State & Year Range SSN Issued
  • Full Name and Alias History
  • All Names and Aliases Searched
  • Current & Previous Address History
  • FCRA Compliant

Click here for a complete list of our data coverage in your chosen state.

  $12.95

The instant State Criminal Search covers all of our available criminal records in a state of your choice. Included is a state sex offender search. This is our most economical criminal search for those looking to search a smaller area.

  • State Sex Offender Search
  • FCRA Compliant

Click here for a complete list of our data coverage in your chosen state.

  $14.95

The instant Regional Criminal Search is selected from four regions across the country; the Eastern region, the Midwest region, the Southern Region, and the Western Region. The search includes a sex offender search in the chosen region.

  • Regional Sex Offender Search
  • FCRA Compliant

Click here for a complete list of our data coverage in your chosen region.

  $4.95

The instant Social Security Number Search provides information on a person's name, aliases, current and former addresses, and zip codes. When available, it also supplies date of birth, age, and current and prior phone numbers. This search is an excellent method for validating a social security number, obtaining an address history, or locating people. The information in this report can date back as far as twenty years.