This page provides links to several sets of documents required by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) in the background check process.
- Summary of Your Rights Under the FCRA
- Notice to Users of Consumer Reports
- State and Local Forms
- Remedying the Effects of Identity Theft
Checkr also provides several articles on compliance topics in the Checkr Help Center, as well as frequently updated compliance blogs, white papers, and other resources to help you stay on top of compliance developments that may affect your business or the background check industry.
Please see the Checkr Compliance Blog for continual updates on laws and regulations affecting background checks, and the Compliance Library for white papers and other resources from our legal partners.
Use these resources to stay abreast of legal developments on the federal, state, and local levels.
The attached document, "Summary of Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act", must be provided to candidates before you take Adverse Action against them. This document may also be provided during the candidate's consent to undergo a background check. This version reflects the compliance changes mandated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as of September 21, 2018.
The FCRA requires that Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRAs) like Checkr provide users of consumer reports the attached document, "Notice to Users of Consumer Reports: Obligations of Users under the FCRA", to inform them of their obligations under the FCRA.
The attached documents are presented to candidates as part of the default Checkr consent workflow, as applicable.
The attached "Summary of Rights for Victims of Identity Theft" must be provided to candidates who have had their identity stolen. This version reflects the compliance changes mandated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as of September 21, 2018.