Identity Verification. Request to see a government-issued photo identification card. This can be a driver’s license, passport or state ID card.

Perform an Extensive Background Check. A formal background check should include the following:

  • Criminal Background Investigation
  • DMV Driving Record
  • Social Security Number Trace
  • Sex Offender Registry
  • Civil Restraining Orders
  • National Wants and Warrants
  • Education Verification

Other Ways To Check a Nanny’s Background:

Google search

Google their name to find social media accounts, such as facebook, instagram, tiktok, twitter, etc. Be sure to check out their LinkedIn profile to verify their resume is in alignment with the employment history on their profile.

Google image search

A google image search will show you what images they have online. It’s important to see how they are represented online and what images are out there.