Need to Run Background Checks in Ohio?

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

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


Ohio State Laws

Ban the Box/Fair Chance Hiring Rules

Currently, Ohio has no statewide Ban the Box or Fair Chance Hiring Rules.

Credit History Bans

Currently, Ohio has no statewide Credit History Ban.

Medical and Recreational Marijuana Laws

Currently, Ohio allows the use of Medical Marijuana for medical purposes by qualifying patients. The law does not place any limits on employers. Employers have the right to establish and enforce drug-free work policies and may refuse to hire or terminate based on medical marijuana use.

Salary History Bans

Currently, Ohio has no statewide Salary History Ban for private employers. However, the cities of Cincinnati and Toledo have their own bans. Cincinnati employers with fifteen or more employees are prohibited from asking about or relying on a prospective employee’s prior salary history in setting compensation. Employers with fifteen or more employees in the city of Toledo, Ohio are also prohibited from inquiring about or using an applicant’s salary history.


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.

Ohio Access Fees

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


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