Both property managers and private landlords can order tenant credit checks and criminal background reports. Once setup, you get immediate and direct access to landlord credit check services and instant tenant background check services. Watch this short tenant screening video to see how simple it is to get setup for tenant screening.

Tenant screening can be used in the field on your phone or tablet!

tenant background check


  • Nationwide Criminal Search
    (the most comprehensive nationwide search)
  • SSN Validation
    (verify a valid SSN)
  • Previous Address Search
    (shows tenant's complete address history)
landlord credit check


  • Basic Screening,
  • Transunion Credit Report
    (the full tenant credit report as displayed in this sample)
  • FICO Credit Score
    (the industry's most relied upon landlord credit check method)
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  • Enhanced Screening,
  • Nationwide Eviction Search
    (produces eviction records matching tenant's info across all states - indicates if other landlords have had to evict this tenant)
* Listed prices are for Rentec Pro and PM members, click here for regular pricing.

Screening report details

credit check and fico score

Transunion Credit Report + FICO Score

Instant results, cost $8.95
Instantly review the credit history of your prospective tenant. Property managers and landlords are eligible to receive tenant credit reports with a simple, no cost, setup. This tenant credit check shows you current and delinquent accounts, collections, monthly obligations, account balances, FICO credit score, and more. (see sample or more info)

tenant ssn validation report

SSN Validation Report

Instant Results, cost $3.95
An inexpensive way to ensure the prospective tenant is who they say they are. Checks death records for fraudulant SSN use and provides a full address history for the individual. (see a sample)

state criminal records search

State Comprehensive Records Search

Instant Results, cost $6.00
This tenant background check combines multiple sources of information in a single search. May include court-level felony and misdimeanor records, traffic records, dept of corrections data, and sex offender registry data.

tenant bankruptcies, judgments, liens

Bankruptcies, Judgments, and Liens Report

Semi-Instant Results, cost $9.65
This tenant screening report covers bankruptcies, civil judgments, evictions, tax liens and small claims judgments filed at the county level for all 50 states. The State/County coverage varies and most counties are updated weekly. Liens reported are federal, state, and sometimes county tax liens. Most records are returned in less than a minute; however, sometimes a manual search is required which can take up to 1 business day.

tenant criminal records

Nationwide Criminal Records

Instant results, cost $8.75
The Criminal SuperSearch instantly produces a multi-state tenant background check of all criminal records. Each Criminal SuperSearch tenant check report contains the information you need, including felony and misdemeanor records, sex-offender records, inmate records, and arrest information. (see a sample)

tenant eviction check

Eviction Search

Instant Results, cost $8.50
This tenant screening report provides nationwide eviction data for your tenant. Most records are returned in less than a minute; however, sometimes a manual search is required which can take up to 1 business day. (see a sample)

county tenant criminal search

County Level Criminal Search

Results in 1-3 days, cost $9.90
We dispatch someone to the county court house to retrieve the most current criminal records for your applicant. This tenant check is great way to verify a higher level report. Counties set their own pricing, so pricing may vary.

other tenant screening reports

Many More Reports Also Available

Rentec Direct provides you many additional reports beyond what is listed here. All reports are instantly available when you setup. Some examples of other available reports:

- Nationwide sex offender search
- Terrorist search (OFAC)
- State level sex offender
- State corrections
- See all available reports