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Virginia Background Checks







Background Check Resources in the State of Virginia

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 Virginia, 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.

Virginia Cities

Virginia Background Check Contact Information

Virginia State Information Hot Line:
(804) 786-0000

Virginia State Website:
www.state.va.us

Criminal Records
Virginia State Police
CCRE
PO Box C-85076
Richmond VA 23261-5076
(804) 323-2277
(804) 323-0861(fax)
www.vsp.state.va.us

Driving Records
Department of Motor Vehicles
Motorist Records Services
PO Box 27412
Richmond VA 23269
(804) 367-0538
(Fax number not provided)
www.dmv.state.va.us

Vehicle Ownership Information
Department of Motor Vehicles
Motorist Records Services
Customer Records Request Section
PO Box 27412
Richmond VA 23269
(804) 367-0538
(fax number not provided)
www.dmv.state.va.us

Vital Statistics
(birth, death, divorce, marriage)
Virginia State Health Department
Division of Vital Records
PO Box 1000
Richmond VA 23219
(804) 662-6200
www.vdh.state.va.us/vitalrec

Business/Corporate Records
State Corporation Commission
Clerks Office
PO Box 1197
Richmond VA 23218
(804) 371-9733
(804) 371-9133 (fax)
www.state.va.us/scc/division/elk/index.htm

Workers Compensation Information
Workers Compensation Commission
1000 DMV Dr.
Richmond VA 23220
(804) 367-8633
(804) 367-9740 (fax)
www.vwc.state.va.us

UCCs Federal Tax Liens [state tax liens available only at county level]
State Corporation Commission
UCC Division
PO Box 1197
Richmond VA 23218-1197
(804) 371-9733
(804) 371-9744 (fax)
www.state.va.us/scc/division/clk/index.htm

City-County Cross Index

Accomack County
P.O. Box 126
Accomac, VA 23301-0126
(757) 787-5776

Albemarle County
501 E. Jefferson St., Rm. 225
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 972-4085

Alexandria County
520 King St.
Alexandria, VA 22314-3211
(703) 838-4044

Alleghany County
P.O. Box 917
Covington, VA 24426
(540) 965-1730

Amelia County
P.O. Box 237
Amelia, VA 23002
(804) 561-2128

Amherst County
P.O. Box 462
Amherst, VA 24521-0462
(434) 946-9321

Appomattox County
P.O. Box 672
Appomattox, VA 24522-0672
(434) 352-5275

Arlington County
1425 N. Courthouse Rd.
Arlington, VA 22201-2651
(703) 228-7010

Augusta County
1 E. Johnson St.
Staunton, VA 24401-0689
(540) 245-5321

Bath County
P.O. Box 180
Warm Springs, VA 24484-0180
(540) 839-7226

Bedford County
P.O. Box 235
Bedford, VA 24523
(540) 586-7632

Bland County
P.O. Box 295
Bland, VA 24315-0295
(276) 688-4562

Botetourt County
P.O. Box 219
Fincastle, VA 24090-0219
(540) 473-8274

Bristol City
497 Cumberland St.
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 645-7321

Brunswick County
216 N. Main St.
Lawrenceville, VA 23868
(434) 848-2215

Buchanan County
P.O. Box 929
Grundy, VA 24614-0929
(276) 935-6567

Buckingham County
P.O. Box 107
Buckingham, VA 23921-0107
(434) 969-4734

Buena Vista
2039 Sycamore Ave.
Buena Vista, VA 24416
(540) 261-8627

Campbell County
P.O. Box 7
Rustburg, VA 24588-0007
(434) 592-9517

Caroline County
P.O. Box 309
Bowling Green, VA 22427-0309
(804) 633-5800

Carroll County
P.O. Box 218
Hillsville, VA 24343-0218
(276) 728-3117

Charles City
P.O. Box 86
Charles City, VA 23030-0086
(804) 829-9212

Charlotte County
P.O. Box 38
Charlotte Courthouse, VA 23923
(434) 542-5147

Charlottesville (Independent City)
315 E. High St.
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 295-3182

Chesapeake (Independent City)
P.O. Box 15225
Chesapeake, VA 23328-15205
(757) 382-3035

Chesterfield County
P.O. Box 125
Chesterfield, VA 23832
(804) 748-1241

Clark County
P.O. Box 189
Berryville, VA 22611-0189
(540) 955-5116

Clifton Forge City
P.O. Box 27
Clifton Forge, VA 24422-0027
(540) 965-1720

Colonial Heights (Independent City)
P.O. Box 3401
Colonial Heights, VA 23834-9000
(804) 520-9364

Craig County
P.O. Box 185
New Castle, VA 24127-0185
(540) 864-6141

Culpeper County
135 W. Cameron St.
Culpeper, VA 22701-3097
(540) 727-3438

Cumberland County
P.O. Box 8
Cumberland, VA 23040-0008
(804) 492-4442

Danville (Independent City)
P.O. Box 3300
Danville, VA 24543
(434) 799-5168

Dickenson County
P.O. Box 190
Clintwood, VA 24228-0190
(276) 926-1616

Dinwiddie County
P.O. Box 63
Dinwiddie, VA 23841-0063
(804) 469-4540

Emporia (Independent City)
P.O. Box 631
Emporia, VA 23847-0631
(434) 634-5400

Essex County
P.O. Box 445
Tappahannock, VA 22560
(804) 443-3541

Fairfax County
4110 Chain Bridge Rd.
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 691-7320

Falls Church (Independent City)
300 Park Ave.
Falls Church, VA 22046
(703) 248-5096

Fauquier County
40 Culpeper St.
Warrenton, VA 20186
(540) 347-8610

Floyd County
100 E. Main St., Rm. 200
Floyd, VA 24091
(540) 745-9330

Fluvanna County
P.O. Box 417
Palmyra, VA 22963-0299
(434) 591-1970

Franklin (Independent City)
P.O. Box 190
Courtland, VA 23837-0190
(757) 562-8550

Franklin County
P.O. Box 567
Rocky Mount, VA 24151-0567
(540) 483-3065

Frederick County
5 N. Kent St.
Winchester, VA 22601
(540) 667-5770

Fredericksburg (Independent City)
P.O. Box 359
Fredericksburg, VA 22404-0359
(540) 372-1066

Galax (Independent City)
P.O. Box 1187
Galax, VA 24333-2907
(276) 236-8731

Giles County
501 Wenonah Ave.
Pearisburg, VA 24134
(540) 921-1722

Gloucester County
P.O. Box N
Gloucester, VA 23061
(804) 693-2502

Goochland County
P.O. Box 196
Goochland, VA 23063
(804) 556-5353

Grayson County
129 Davis St., P.O. Box 130
Independent, VA 24348-0130
(276) 773-2231

Greene County
P.O. Box 386
Stanardsville, VA 22973-0386
(434) 985-5208

Greensville County
P.O. Box 631
Emporia, VA 23847-0631
(434) 348-4215

ONLINE: Property, Appraiser
www.vamanet.com/cgi-bin/LOCS

Halifax County
P.O. Box 729
Halifax, VA 24558-0729
(434) 476-6211

Hampton (Independent City)
P.O. Box 40
Hampton, VA 23669-0040
(757) 727-6105

Hanover County
P.O. Box 39
Hanover, VA 23069-0039
(804) 365-6152

Henrico County
P.O. Box 27032
Richmond, VA 23273
(804) 501-4202

Henry County
3160 King's Mountain Rd.
Martinsville, VA 24112
(276) 634-4880

Highland County
P.O. Box 190
Monterey, VA 24465-0190
(540) 468-2447

Hopewell (Independent City)
P.O. Box 354
Hopewell, VA 23860-0354
(804) 541-2239

Isle of Wight County
P.O. Box 110
Isle of Wight, VA 23397
(757) 365-6233

James City County
P.O. Box 3045
Williamsburg, VA 23187
(757) 564-2242

King & Queen County
P.O. Box 67
King & Queen Courthouse, VA 23085
(804) 785-5984

King George County
P.O. Box 105
King George, VA 22485-0105
(540) 775-3322

King William County
P.O. Box 216
King William, VA 23086-0216
(804) 769-4936

Lancaster County
P.O. Box 99
Lancaster, VA 22503
(804) 462-5611

Lee County
P.O. Box 326
Jonesville, VA 24263-0326
(540) 346-7763

Loudoun County
P.O. Box 550
Leesburg, VA 20178
(703) 777-0270

Louisa County
P.O. Box 37
Louisa, VA 23093-0037
(540) 967-5312

Lunenburg County
County Courthouse
Lunenburg, VA 23952
(434) 696-2230

Lynchburg (Independent City)
P.O. Box 4
Lynchburg, VA 24505-0004
(804) 847-1590

Madison County
P.O. Box 220
Madison, VA 22727-0220
(540) 948-6888

Martinsville (Independent City)
P.O. Box 1206
Martinsville, VA 24114-1206
(276) 656-5106

Mathews County
P.O. Box 463
Mathews, VA 23109-0463
(804) 725-2550

Mecklenburg County
P.O. Box 530
Boydton, VA 23917
(434) 738-6191

Middlesex County
P.O. Box 158
Saluda, VA 23149-0158
(804) 758-5317

Montgomery County
1 E. Main St., Suite B5
Christiansburg, VA 24073-3027
(540) 382-5760

Nelson County
P.O. Box 10
Lovingston, VA 22949-0010
(804) 263-7020

New Kent County
P.O. Box 98
New Kent, VA 23124-0098
(804) 966-9520

Newport News (Independent City)
2500 Washington Ave.
Newport News, VA 23607
(757) 926-8561

Norfolk County
100 St. Paul Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23510-2702
(757) 664-4380

Northampton County
P.O. Box 1248
Eastville, VA 23347
(757)678-0465

Northumberland County
P.O. Box 217
Heathsville, VA 22473-0217
(804) 580-3700

Nottoway County
P.O. Box 25
Nottoway, VA 23955
(434) 645-9043

Orange County
P.O. Box 230
Orange, VA 22960
(540) 672-4030

Page County
116 S. Court St., Suite A
Luray, VA 22835
(540) 743-4064

Patrick County
P.O. Box 148
Stuart, VA 24171-0148
(276) 694-7213

Petersburg (Independent City)
7 Courthouse Ave.
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 733-2367

Pittsylvania County
P.O. Drawer 31
Chatham, VA 24531
(804) 432-7887

Portsmouth (Independent City)
P.O. Drawer 1217
Portsmouth, VA 23705-1217
(757) 393-8671

Powhatan County
3880 Old Buckingham Rd.
Powhatan, VA 23139-0037
(804) 598-5660

Prince Edward County
P.O. Box 304
Farmville, VA 23901-0304
(434) 392-5145

Prince George County
P.O. Box 98
Prince George, VA 23875-0098
(804) 733-2640

Prince William County
9311 Lee Ave.
Manassas, VA 20110-0191
(703) 792-6015

Pulaski County
45 3rd St. NW, Suite 101
Pulaski, VA 24301-0270
(540) 980-7825

Radford (Independent City)
619 2nd St.
Radford, VA 24141
(540) 731-3610

Rappahannock County
P.O. Box 517
Washington, VA 22747-0517
(540) 675-5350

Richmond (Independent City)
800 E. Marshall St.
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 646-6505

Richmond County
400 N. 9th St.
Warsaw, VA 22572-1000
(804) 333-3781

Roanoke (Independent City)
P.O. Box 1126
Salem, VA 24153
(540) 853-6702

Roanoke County
PO Box 1126
Salem VA 24153
(540) 387-6260

Rockbridge County
2 S. Main
Lexington, VA 24450
(540) 463-2232

Rockingham County
Court Square
Harrisonburg, VA 22801-4294
(540) 564-3114

Russell County
P.O. Box 65
Lebanon, VA 24266
(276) 889-8023

Salem City
2 E. Calhoun St.
Salem, VA 24153
(540) 375-3067

Scott County
104 E. Jackson St.
Gate City, VA 24251-3417
(276) 386-3801

Shenandoah County
P.O. Box 406
Woodstock, VA 22664-0406
(540) 459-6150

Smyth County
P.O. Box 1025
Marion, VA 24354-1025
(276) 782-4044

Southampton County
P.O. Box 190
Courtland, VA 23837-0190
(757) 653-2200

Spotsylvania County
P.O. Box 96
Spotsylvania, VA 22553-0096
(540) 582-7090

Stafford County
P.O. Box 69
Stafford, VA 22555
(540) 658-8750

Staunton (Independent City)
P.O. Box 1286
Staunton, VA 24402
(540) 332-3874

Suffolk (Independent City)
P.O. Box 1604
Suffolk, VA 23439-1604
(757) 923-2251

Surry County
P.O. Box 203
Surry, VA 23883-0203
(757) 294-3161

Sussex County
P.O. Box 1397
Sussex, VA 23884
(434) 246-5511

Tazewell County
P.O. Box 968
Tazewell, VA 24651-0968
(276) 988-1222

Virginia Beach (Independent City)
2305 Judicial Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
(757) 427-4181

Warren County
P.O. Box 908
Front Royal, VA 22630
(540) 635-2435

Washington County
P.O. Box 289
Abingdon, VA 24212-0289
(276) 676-6224

Waynesboro (Independent City)
P.O. Box 910
Waynesboro, VA 22980
(540) 942-6616

Westmoreland County
P.O. Box 307
Montross, VA 22520-0307
(804) 493-0108

Winchester (Independent City)
5 N. Kent St.
Winchester, VA 22601
(540) 667-5770

Wise County
P.O. Box 1248
Wise, VA 24293
(276) 328-6111

Wythe County
225 S. 4th St., Room 105
Wytheville, VA 24382
(276) 223-6050

York County
P.O. Box 371
Yorktown, VA 23690-0371
(757) 890-3350

Virginia Criminal Records

Below are Virginia'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: