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 Louisiana.

State Laws in Louisiana

Need To Run Background Screenings in Louisiana?

Hire Image provides comprehensive Louisiana background checks including the following:

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

Currently, Louisiana employers with twenty or more employees in the state are prohibited from considering an Arrest Record or charge that did not result in a conviction “if such information is received in the course of a background check.”

Currently, Louisiana has no statewide Credit History Ban.

Currently, Louisiana allows the use and possession of Marijuana by individuals for medical purposes by qualifying patients with a debilitating medical condition, who have a recommendation from a doctor to use Medical Marijuana.

Currently, Louisiana has no statewide Salary History Ban.

Louisiana County Criminal Search Access Fees

Louisiana, East Feliciana County, $20.00
Louisiana, Evangeline County, $6.00
Louisiana, Tensas County, $21.00
Louisiana, West Feliciana County, $20.00

Louisiana Statewide Criminal Search Access Fees

Louisiana Statewide Access Fee – No Statewide Search Available

Louisiana MVR Access Fees

Louisiana MVR Access Fee $18.90

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.

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

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)

Let Hire Image experts review your background screening forms and process to assess compliance with federal and local laws and regulations.

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