Initiating a Background Check
OPTION 1: if you have never completed a usa swimming background check:
Passing a criminal background check is a requirement for all non-athlete members. If you are a new member in USA Swimming and have never completed the USA Swimming background check, please select the correct link below.
Choose one of the following options:
Option 2: If you need to renew your usa swimming background check - Available now!
The USA Swimming background check completed through SterlingBackCheck is valid for 24 months. After that time, you will need to renew your background check to keep your membership current.
The background check for renewals available below is the same for all non-athlete members. Coaches, officials, and other non-athlete members will all use the link below and complete the same renewal check. It costs $19.
Please enter your name and date of birth or USAS ID below to find out when your current USA Swimming background check expires. Click "This is Me" to move through to the renewal screen.