Need to Run Background Checks in Maryland?

Hire Image provides comprehensive and certified Maryland background checks including the following:

  • Employment background checks
  • Criminal background checks
  • Drug screening tests
  • Educational verifications
  • Driving record searches

Maryland State Laws

Ban the Box/Fair Chance Hiring Rules

Currently, Maryland employers with 15 or more full- time employees may not “require an applicant to disclose whether the applicant has a Criminal Record or criminal accusations brought against them” before the first in person interview.

Credit History Bans

Currently, Maryland employers are prohibited from using an applicant’s or employee’s credit report or Credit History in determining whether to (1) deny employment to the applicant; (2) discharge the employee; or (3) determine compensation or the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment.

Medical or Recreational Marijuana Laws

Currently, Maryland allows the use and possession of Marijuana by individuals for medical purposes by qualifying patients. Employers are specifically not required to permit or accommodate the use, consumption, possession, transfer, display, transportation, sale, or growing of marijuana in the workplace.

Salary History Bans

Currently, Maryland employers may not seek Pay History, but may confirm wage history voluntarily provided by an applicant after an initial offer of employment. Employers must provide an applicant the wage range of the position for which the applicant applied, if requested.



See the Hire Image Resource Library for more information and to access helpful, up-to-date resource guides for your background and drug screening needs.

Maryland Access Fees

  •  Maryland County Criminal Search Access Fees – No County Access Fee
  •  Maryland Statewide Criminal Search Access Fee – No Statewide Access Fee
  •  Maryland MVR Access Fee

Easily request our online Maryland background checks 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Fast turnaround times. Simple and affordable.