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 Minnesota.

State Laws in Minnesota

Need To Run Background Screenings in Minnesota?

Hire Image provides comprehensive Minnesota background checks including the following:

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

Currently, Minnesota employers of any size are prohibited from inquiring about an applicant’s Criminal History until the applicant is selected for an interview, or, if no interview will be conducted, until a conditional offer of employment has been made.

Currently, Minnesota has no statewide Credit History Ban.

Currently, Minnesota allows the use and possession of Marijuana by individuals for medical purposes by qualifying patients. The law prohibits discrimination based solely upon cardholder status or a positive drug test alone.

Currently, Minnesota has no statewide Salary History Ban.

Minnesota County Criminal Search Access Fees

No County Access Fees

Minnesota Statewide Criminal Search Access Fees

Minnesota BCA $15.00

Minnesota MVR Access Fees

Minnesota MVR Access Fee $5.45

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 Minnesota 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.

Compliance Review
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