West Virginia
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 West Virginia.

West Virginia
State Laws in West Virginia

Need To Run Background Screenings in West Virginia?

Hire Image provides comprehensive West Virginia background checks including the following:

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

Currently, West Virginia has no statewide Ban The Box or Fair Chance Hiring Rules.

Currently, West Virginia has no statewide Credit History Bans.

Currently, West Virginia allows the use and possession of marijuana by individuals for medical purposes by qualifying patients who have a recommendation from a doctor to use Medical Marijuana. The law provides specific employment protections. Employers are prohibited from discriminating based on an applicant or employee’s status as a medical marijuana user. However, the law specifically does not require an employer to accommodate medical use in the workplace and restricts employee activities.

Currently, West Virginia has no statewide Salary History Bans.

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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Easily request our online West Virginia 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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