Homadorma Background Check Badge

  • What is Homadorma Background Check Badge?

    Homestays that have completed background check procedure with law enforcement department will be awarded a Background Check Badge.

    There are 3 different Background Check Badges, depending on how recent the check was completed:


    Completed less than 2 years ago

    Completed between 2-5 years ago

    Completed more than 5 years ago

    Who needs to conduct background check in my family?
    Checks on the host and the spouse (if applicable) are sufficient for Homadorma. However, you may wish to check the school board extra requirements if you'd like to earn school board badges. Some school boards may require additional checks on other adult family members.

    Should I conduct vulnerable or regular background check?
    Regular checks are sufficient for Homadorma. However, you may wish to check the school board extra requirements if you'd like to earn school board badges. Some school boards may require vulnerable sector check instead.

  • How do I get Homadorma Background Check Badge?

    There are two ways of getting your Homadorma Background Check Badge:

    1. Get your Homadorma background check online for faster turnaround time. The result could be available in as soon as 24 hours
    2. Consult your local police station to know more about the background check you need to go through, get the document and upload it through your Badges Earned page to obtain approval. It generally takes 5-20 business days subject to police station availability
  • Do I have to get the Background Check badge to make booking with students?

    No, you don’t need a background check badge to accept bookings from students. However, homestays with such badges rank higher than yours and get more exposures to the students. More exposures lead to better chance of getting booked. Without the badge, students may consider your homestays not qualified by homadorma standards.

  • What is the cost of a background check?

    The cost of background check completed at regional police level is set by the regional police service. You may consult the local police office.

    Alternatively get your Homadorma background check online for faster turnaround time. The cost is $30 per family member. Both the host and the spouse (if applicable) need to conduct background check in order to earn the background check badge.

  • Is providing background check to Homadorma secure?

    The cost of background check completed at regional police level is set by the regional police service. You may consult the local police office.

    Alternatively get your Homadorma background check online for faster turnaround time. The cost is $30 per family member.

  • I have done a police check in the past. Do I need to do it again?

    Please photo or scan your previous background check, and upload. We will consider the time and category of the background check on a case by case basis.

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