About Lexis® RefCheck

Lexis RefCheck enables recruitment agencies and employers to verify the personal details of a potential employee or candidate prior to offering employment. By improving transparency and disclosure, informed decisions can be made regarding one of the most important assets of an organization, its employees.


Lexis RefCheck is arguably one of the most essential tools in human resource management and staff recruitment today. Designed with the customer in mind, Lexis RefCheck promises to deliver quality assured verifications with integrity and speed, meeting all your pre-employment and background screening needs.


Established in 2000 and acquired by LexisNexis in 2003 the business combines its considerable experience with expert systems and innovative methods to provide clients with comprehensive, efficient and fast credential vetting service.

A comprehensive and growing list of verifications

Lexis RefCheck offers an extensive range of verifications, from the most frequently used criminal credit, ID verification and qualification verification checks to more industry specific checks for FAIS compliance.

Switch to Lexis® RefCheck

Already a registered biometric officer and have purchased a scanner with another service provider?

Switching to Lexis RefCheck is easy, we can dual link your scanner and transfer your biometric officers seamlessly and at no additional cost.

Lexis® RefCheck Features

Designed to be efficient in every way; Lexis RefCheck uses the latest technology to ensure processing of verifications is done n the most seamless manner.

Digital Convenience

No more faxing and emailing documents. Upload your document and attach to your application in one easy step.

Gain Control

Manage your own user access by deciding which users have access to certain types of checks and control who sees the results.

Comprehensive Reporting

Always have sight of verification results, cost per candidate or cost centre and our service level agreement.

Fingerprint Database

The Lexis RefCheck Fingerprint Database allows you to search for the fingerprints of a candidate captured by anyone of our registered biometric officers nationwide.

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Training & Support

We have registered biometric trainers around the country and conduct training at our offices in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. Onsite training is also available and our trainers will travel to outer lying regions where necessary.