Average Turnaround Time: Varies by State
A statewide search will yield information for all counties in a given state. While all counties are supposed to report to the state level, there can be instances where a conviction has been recorded at the county level, but not yet at the state level and some counties never report the information. The determination of when to conduct a statewide search is dictated by each customer. With statewide information being unavailable in some states, backgroundchecks.com would be unable to conduct a search. In those instances, you decide to conduct a county or multi-county criminal history search.