Virginia Criminal Background Checks for a Pre-Employment Background Check

Virginia Criminal Background Check
Instant Virginia Criminal Background Check $24.95
Instant National Criminal Background Check $59.95
Virginia Criminal Background Checks by county $24.95 each
All orders include a free national sex offender and most wanted check.

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Below are the descriptions for the following Virginia Background Check Products and Services:
  • Instant Virginia Criminal Background Check
  • Virginia Criminal Background Checks by County
  • Free Virginia Sex Offender Registry Search and Free Most Wanted Check

Virginia Criminal Background Check   $24.95 and results are returned instantly.

The Virginia background check court records may contain the following:
  • Misdemeanor and felony convictions and parolee reports
  • Criminal report fields: name, birthdate (most do not contain a DOB), race, gender, number and type of case, type of charge, date of arrest, date of offense, date of filing, and disposition
  • Reports go back to 1981

Virginia background check court records update schedule: Weekly

Fairfax County includes City of Fairfax, Arlington County is not incorporated as a city of Arlington Virginia, and the following are Independent Cities: City of Alexandria, City of Chesapeake, City of Newport News, City of Norfolk, City of Richmond, and City of Virginia Beach.

The Virginia circuit court background check may contain the following:
  • Disposed and open criminal reports from 91 of 95 Virginia counties and 22 Virginia independent cities
  • Criminal check fields: name, alias, address, birthdate, race, gender, court, date of arrest, case number, sentence, charge, and disposition
  • Reports go back to 2009

Click here to view the Virginia county circuit courts that are included.
Virginia circuit courts background check update schedule: Monthly

The Virginia sex offender record search may contain the following:
  • Registered convicted sex offenders after 6/30/2005
  • Sex offender search fields: name, alias, home and work address, age, description of person, photo of offender, registration date, and conviction information

Virginia sex offender record search update schedule: Weekly

Virginia Criminal Background Checks include a free national sex offender and most wanted check.


Virginia Criminal Checks by County  $24.95 per county (check for surcharges)
Results go back 7 years and take 1-3 business days to complete. Some may take longer due to court delays.

The Virginia criminal check by county may contain the following:
  • Felony and misdemeanor convictions or deferred judgments
  • Reports from the General-District Courts and Circuit Courts

Virginia counties that typically take longer than 3 business days to complete are: Craig, Greensville, Richmond, and Winchester.

Virginia Criminal Checks by county include a free national sex offender and most wanted check.
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The Commonwealth of Virginia Background Information

Virginia Criminal Background Data

In 2009 Virginia had a total violent crime rate of 230 incidents per 100,000 individuals, which was lower than the U.S. violent crime rate of 439.7. Of the 230 violent crime incidents, 4.7 were murders, 19.9 were forcible rapes, 80.2 were robberies, and 125.2 were aggravated assaults.

The total rate of property crime in Virginia in 2009 was 2,456 incidents per 100,000 individuals, lower than the U.S. property crime rate of 3,071.5. The breakdown of the property crime incidents was as follows: 404.8 burglary incidents, 1,903.4 larceny/theft incidents, and 148 motor vehicle theft incidents.

Virginia Population and Household Background Data
  • In 2012 the population in Virginia was estimated to be 8,185,867.  The population increased 2.3% from April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012.  
  • In 2011 there were 3 million households in Virginia.  The average household size was 2.6 people. 
  • 89% of the people living in Virginia in 2011 were native residents of the United States. 50% of these residents were born in Virginia. Of the foreign-born population in Virginia (900,243), 53% were not U.S. citizens.
  • 85% of the population in Virginia (five years and older) speak only English in the home.
  • In 2011 85% lived in the same house as one year earlier.
  • 88% had graduated high school or had achieved a higher level of education.  35% had achieved a Bachelor’s degree or higher.  31% were in college or graduate school in 2011

Virginia Criminal, Population and Household Background Data Source: U.S. Census and FBI

Other Virginia Background Data

Major Cities Located in Virginia: Alexandria, Charlottesville, Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond, Virginia Beach, Chesterfield in Chesterfield County, Fairfax in Fairfax County, Leesburg in Loudoun County, Manassas in Prince William County, Richmond in Henrico County

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