Completing your background check is a very important step to getting hired as a caregiver. 

Tip 💡: You can only be hired once you pass a background check!

Step 1: Go to your profile and click the button that says "BACKGROUND CHECK"  

Step 2: On the Background Check page, click 'START CHECK NOW'

On this page you can see the benefits of completing a background check. 

Step 3: Read and sign the disclosure

Once you have read and electronically signed this page, you will click 'NEXT'. 

Step 4: Read and sign the Release

Once you have read and electronically signed this page, you will click 'NEXT'.

Tip 💡:  We run our background checks through 'Backgrounds Online' ( 

Step 5: Personal Info

We will need some personal information to have your background check processed. Make sure you type your information exactly how it appears in your legal records. 

**All your private information is securely transmitted to Backgrounds Online and isn't used for any marketing purposes**

Once you have filled in all of the information click 'NEXT'. 

Step 6: Method of Payment 

Background checks through CareLinx will cost $20. Normally a background check would cost you around $40. The transaction is secured through SSL encryption. Once you have filled in your credit or debit card information click 'PAY $20.00'. 

Congratulations! You have submitted your background check. On average it will take 3-7 days to process. The time it takes varies depending on the county and may take longer than 7 days.

ℹ️  If you are still having trouble or have any other questions, please send us an email at with a detailed description of your issue and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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