Background Checks

Important background check guidelines and information regarding national criminal background checks, criminal record checks, criminal history checks, court and MVR fees in the state of Colorado.

State Laws in Colorado

Need To Run Background Screenings in Colorado?

Hire Image provides comprehensive Colorado background checks including the following:

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

Currently, Colorado employers are prohibited from advertising that a person with a criminal history may not apply for a position; Placing a statement in an employment application that a person with a criminal history may not apply for a position; or inquiring about an applicant’s Criminal History on an initial application.

Currently, Colorado has a Credit Ban prohibiting employers from using consumer credit Information for employment purposes unless the information is substantially related to the employee’s current or potential job.

Currently, Colorado authorizes the possession and use of Medical Marijuana for certain patients with debilitating medical conditions. Employers are specifically not required to permit or accommodate the use, consumption, possession, transfer, display, transportation, sale, or growing of marijuana in the workplace. Persons age 21 and older may legally possess, use, display, purchase, or transport Marijuana for recreational use.

Currently, Colorado employers are prohibited from (1) seeking the wage history of a prospective employee; (2) relying on the Wage History of a prospective employee to determine a wage rate; or (3) discriminating or retaliating against a prospective employee for failing to disclose wage history.

Colorado County Criminal Search Access Fees

Colorado, Denver County, $5.95

Colorado Statewide Criminal Search Access Fees

Colorado Statewide Access Fee $7.95

Colorado MVR Access Fees

Colorado MVR Access Fee $6.00

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.

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Free Background Screening Compliance Review

Are You In Compliance? These 6 steps will help you stay in background screening compliance.

  • Candidate notification (stand-alone disclosure)
  • Obtain candidate’s signed authorization AND provide
  • Mandatory FCRA summary of rights and state disclosures
  • Pre-adverse notification (if applicable)
  • Leave time for candidate to dispute
  • You decide: Hire, or Not (send adverse action letter)

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