Need to Run Background Checks in Texas?

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

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

Texas State Laws

Ban the Box/Fair Chance Hiring Rules

Currently, Texas has no statewide Ban the Box or Fair Chance Hiring Rules. However, the city of Austin has its own rule: Austin’s Fair Chance Ordinance prohibits private employers with fifteen or more employees from inquiring about an applicant’s criminal history until after making a conditional offer of employment. This rule affects employers with at least fifteen employees who work primarily within the City for each working day in twenty or more calendar weeks in the current or preceding calendar year.

Credit History Bans

Currently, Texas has no statewide Credit History Ban.

Medical or Recreational Marijuana Laws

Currently, Texas has no statewide Medical or Recreational Marijuana Laws.

Salary History Bans

Currently, Texas has no statewide Salary History Ban.


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Texas Access Fees

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