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No, car rental companies do not have the legal right to check your credit without your explicit "written" consent. They can only charge to your credit card. They also have no right to do a background check.

That said, many car rental companies will provide you with a form for you to sign, giving them written consent to check your credit history, especially if you are not from the agency's local area.

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