An instant search is as accurate as the data reported by the state or local agency. The reporting agency can update this information as frequently as daily or in some cases only semi-annually.

Why PeopleScanner?

You can count on PeopleScanner to deliver the most accurate, up-to-date and user friendly criminal background information available in the market today.

About Us

People Scanner is a nationwide provider of criminal background checks for employment, tenant, and volunteer screening. We work hard to be trusted as the internet's best source for the background information you need.

Our online system gives you instant access to millions of public records - exactly the data you need to make the best possible choices in your hiring, renting, and volunteer-recruiting decisions. Registration is fast and simple.

Our background checks keep you in compliance with governing laws that regulate the use of public records, such as the FCRA, allowing you to make smarter and more confident hiring decisions. Our reports can be printed out, downloaded in PDF format, and/or stored on our website for up to six months at no extra charge. Our clients include individuals, landlords, and companies ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.

We have invested in cutting edge technology to ensure that when new information is made available from any of our sources, our system will report the new information timely. This helps ensure that you have access to the most up-to-date information as possible.

There are no upfront fees or monthly minimums to use our service. You only pay for the searches you order.

We are criminal background check website that operates in full compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and all other regulations governing background check companies in our industry.