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Vermont Background Checks







Background Check Resources in the State of Vermont

Background checks are regulated by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Most state laws concerning public records and background checks are very liberal and straightforward. In the State of Vermont, public documents are available for anyone who wants to get through appropriate channels official state agency. Background checks are essential to the ability of parties to enter into various legally binding and as such are always a great idea. Background checks typically require written permission before performing the investigation. Occasionally, you may obtain reports without permission, but the findings can lack in-depth details.

If the background check negatively affects the consumer, the party accessing public records must furnish a copy of the report and an overview of consumer rights set up by the FCRA, and allow the consumer fair time to challenge the report. Due to the increased threat of identity theft, some states (eg California), now can require the employer to provide a copy of background check to the consumer, regardless of its content.Call the numbers below (or visit the websites listed) to know how to access the specific background information you are seeking. Public information may be accessed online or by phone, mail or in person.

It is always better to call before you send written questions to obtain accurate information addressing / ordering.

Vermont Cities

Vermont Background Check Contact Information

Vermont State Information Hot Line:
(802) 828-1110

Vermont State Website:
http://vermont.gov

Governor's Office
www.vermont.gov/governor

Attorney General's Office
www.atg.state.vt.us

Legislative Records
www.leg.state.vt.us

State Archives
http://vermont-archives.org

Criminal Records
Vermont State Repository
Criminal Information Center
103 S. Main St.
Waterbury VT 05671-2101
(802) 244-8727
(802) 244-5552 (fax)
www.dps.state.vt.us

Driving Records
Department of Motor Vehicles
DI Records Unit
120 State St.
Montpelier VT 05603
(802) 828-2050
(802) 828-2098 (fax)
www.aot.state.vt.us/dmv/dmvhp.htm

Vehicle Ownership Information
Department of Motor Vehicles
Registration & License Information
120 State St.
Montpelier VT 05603
(802) 828-2000
(802) 828-2872 (fax)
www.dmv.state.vt.us

Vital Statistics
(birth, death, divorce, marriage)
Reference & Research
Vital Records Section
US Route 2
Drawer 33
Montpelier VT 05633-7601
(802) 828-3286
(802) 828-3710 (fax)
www.bgs.state.vt.us/gsc/pubrec/referen

Business/Corporate Records
Secretary of State
Corporation Division
109 State St.
Montpelier VT 05609-1101
(802) 828-2386
(802) 828-2853 (fax)
www.sec.state.vt.us

Workers Compensation Information
Labor and Industry
Workers Compensation Division
Drawer 20
Montpelier VT 05602-3401
(802) 828-2286
(802) 828-2195 (fax)
www.state.vt.us/labind/wcindex.htm

UCCs [tax liens available only at local level]
Secretary of State
UCC Division
109 State St
Montpelier VT 05609
(802) 828-2386
(802) 828-2853 (fax)
www.sec.state.vt.us/corps/corpindex.htm

City-County Cross Index

Addison County
94 Main St.
Middlebury, VT 05753
(802) 388-4041

Bennington County
205 South St.
Bennington, VT 05201
(802) 442-1043

Caledonia County
27 Main
P.O. Box 4129
Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819-4129
(802) 748-6600

Chittenden County
149 Church St.
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 865-7000

Essex County
P.O. Box 27
Guildhall, VT 05905
(802) 676-3910

Franklin County
P.O. Box 808
Saint Albans, VT 05478-0808
(802) 524-3863

Grand Isle County
P.O. Box 38
North Hero Town, VT 05474-0038
(802) 372-6926

Lamoille County
P.O. Box 98
Hyde Park, VT 05655-0098
(802) 888-2300

Orange County
P.O. Box 266
Chelsea, VT 05038-0266
(802) 685-4460

Orleans County
247 Main St.
Newport, VT 05855
(802) 334-3355

Rutland County
83 Center St.
Rutland, VT 05701
(802) 775-4394

Washington County
39 Main St.
Montpelier, VT 05602
(802) 223-9500

Windham County
P.O. Box 36
Newfane, VT 05345-0036
(802) 365-7772

Windsor County
31 The Green
Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-3611

Vermont Criminal Records

Below are Vermont's Offenses Known to Law Enforcement as reported by the FBI in the year 2010

  • Total All Classes: 0
  • Violent Crime: 0
  • Property Crime: 0
  • Murder and Nonnegligent Manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible Rape: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Larceny Theft: 0
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 0
  • Arson: 0
  • Other Assaults: 0
  • Forgery and Counterfeiting: 0
  • Fraud: 0
  • Embezzlement: 0
  • Stolen Property Buying Receiving Possessing: 0
  • Vandalism: 0
  • Weapons Carrying Possessing etc: 0
  • Prostitution and Commercialized Vice: 0
  • Sex Offenses Except Forcible Rape and Prostitution: 0
  • Drug Abuse Violations: 0
  • Gambling: 0
  • Offenses Against the Family and Children: 0
  • Driving Under the Influence: 0
  • Liquor Laws: 0
  • Drunkenness: 0
  • Disorderly Conduct: 0
  • Vagrancy: 0
  • All Other Offenses Except Traffic: 0
  • Suspicion: 0
  • Curfew and Loitering Law Violations: 0
  • Number of Agencies:
  • Estimated Population: