Verification ID, credit & background checks

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    Build trust and attract better roommates by adding a check badge on your listing.

  • Know your future roommates

    Ask potential roommates to complete and share checks so you know their history before moving in.

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ID check

  • Verify driver's license, passport or ID card
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Credit check

  • Equifax bureau credit report. Credit scores based on the VantageScore® 3.0 model
  • Compiled credit history using applicant's SSN
  • Notifications of bankruptcies, debts reported to collection agency, and public record inquiries
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This check is a "soft" check which does not impact a person's credit score.

Basic criminal check

  • Search sex offender registries
  • Search terrorist watchlists
  • Search criminal records reported in national database
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US documentation required:
ID or Passport

Premium criminal check

  • Everything in the basic criminal check
  • SSN trace to identify old addresses and aliases
  • County court level search of criminal records for addresses in the past 7 years
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US documentation required:
ID or Passport
Expired driver's licence, ID cards, and passports cannot be verified. Ensure that your documents are not expired for both the ID and criminal checks.
Choose the type of check and make payment
Provide your identification to proceed with the check
Receive email update when check is complete
Choose who you share your results with
Background checks are provided by Evident, a global leader in identity verification. Roomies will not share the results of your checks with other users, companies or organizations. Your results are not displayed publicly, and you will have a choice over who you share them with.