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 Oregon.

State Laws in Oregon

Need To Run Background Screenings in Oregon?

Hire Image provides comprehensive Oregon background checks including the following:

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

Currently, Oregon, as well as the city of Portland, have “Ban the Box” rules. All employers are prohibited from excluding an applicant from an initial interview solely because of a past criminal conviction.

Currently, Oregon has a statewide Credit History Ban. Employers are prohibited from using credit history or a credit report when making employment related decisions.

Currently, Oregon allows the use and possession of Marijuana by individuals for medical purposes by qualifying patients. Employers are specifically not required to permit or accommodate the use of marijuana in the workplace. Persons 21 of years or older may possess, use, gift, and purchase Marijuana for recreational use at home or on private property. Marijuana may not be used in public places.

Currently, Oregon has a statewide Salary History Ban. Employers are prohibited from screening job applicants based on current or past compensation; determining compensation based on current or past compensation of a prospective employee; and asking applicants about their salary history or seeking the information from other employers.

Oregon County Criminal Search Access Fees

No County Access Fees

Oregon Statewide Criminal Search Access Fees

Oregon Statewide Access Fee $5.00

Oregon MVR Access Fees

Oregon MVR Access Fee $14.00

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.

Easily request our online Oregon 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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