How do I enable and use the Checkmate integration?

Available for User roles Super Admins, Admins, Team Members
Packages Select Lever packages

The Checkmate integration with Lever will allow for you to send Checkmate background and reference checks directly from Lever. This article will detail how to enable and use the integration. 


Setup the integration:

Note: You must be a Lever Super Admin in order to set up the integration.


1. Activate integration on Checkmate Navigate to

  • Open Lever integration
  • Click “Integrate”
  • Grant Checkmate permissions to use Lever’s API on your behalf


2. Define “Stage” for launching checks

  • The client can use one of their existing stages within their Lever account, or ask support to create a new one for them. (Support form)
  • Input the Stage ID from step above on “Stage ID” on Checkmate’s Lever integration Tab


3. Enable webhook

A Super Admin will need to toggle-on the webhook group: “Candidate Stage Change” on the webhooks page in their account settings for the data to begin sending.


4. Provide Lever’s webhook signature token Copy “signature token” from Checkmate’s webhook on Lever to Checkmate’s Lever configuration





How to use the integration:

1. Move the candidate to the stage configured

Select the candidate to assess and move it to the stage configured on Checkmate


2. Follow checkmate link on candidate’s card

Click on the checkmate’s link on candidate’s card


3. Select desire checks

Select checks to launch


4. Wait for Completion

Wait until all checks are done while you can see its progress


5. Results

Once your checks are done, you will be able to see and download the results



How to disable the integration:

1. Navigate to your Integrations & API Settings Page in Lever

2. Under the Authorized Apps tab locate the Checkmate app

3. Click Revoke Access to disable the integration

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