State(s) Check

  • State Check Guidance (PDF)
  • CNCS Designated State Criminal History Information Repositories and Alternatives (PDF) updated February 23, 2018
  • State by State Criminal History Check Guide (click on the map below)

    CNCS provides the state by state guide below (click map) for informational purposes only and makes reasonable efforts to ensure the quality of the information. You are responsible for determining the suitability of the information and your use of the information in this guide, and for compliance with NSCHC requirements (45 CFR 2540.200 - .207). CNCS makes no express or implied warranty, no representation, nor assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, correctness, timeliness, or completeness of any information in, or available through, this guide. The information in this guide is presented in good faith and believed to be correct. You assume the risk of relying on the information contained in this guide. Links to non-CNCS websites are provided for informational purposes only. 
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  1. Alabama
  2. Alaska
  3. Arizona
  4. Arkansas
  5. California
  6. Colorado
  7. Connecticut
  8. District of Columbia
  9. Delaware
  10. Florida
  11. Georgia
  12. Guam
  13. Hawaii
  14. Idaho
  15. Illinois
  16. Indiana
  17. Iowa
  18. Kansas
  19. Kentucky
  20. Louisiana
  21. Maine
  22. Maryland
  23. Massachusetts
  24. Michigan
  25. Minnesota
  26. Mississippi
  27. Missouri
  28. Montana
  29. Nebraska
  30. Nevada
  31. New Hampshire
  32. New Jersey
  33. New Mexico
  34. New York
  35. North Carolina
  36. Northern Mariana Islands
  37. North Dakota
  38. Ohio
  39. Oklahoma
  40. Oregon
  41. Pennsylvania
  42. Puerto Rico
  43. Rhode Island
  44. South Carolina
  45. South Dakota
  46. Tennessee
  47. Texas
  48. Utah
  49. Vermont
  50. Virginia
  51. Virgin Islands
  52. Washington
  53. West Virginia
  54. Wisconsin
  55. Wyoming

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