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Michigan Out of State, Territory and Country Resource Guide

This guide is only for people who are required to have a background check for connection to a childcare facility in Michigan, and who previously lived in another state, territory, or country within the last five (5) years.

If you were emailed a link to this guide, it is because the CCBC Unit was informed that you lived outside of Michigan within the past five (5) years.

This guide contains instructions for the following people who need Out-of-State background checks:

  • Applicants for a childcare license
  • Licensees and Licensee Designees
  • Program Directors, childcare employees, and unsupervised volunteers
  • Adult household members of a home- based childcare
  • Frequent or regular visitors of a childcare facility who fall under the definition of member of household

States and Territories

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

     

    Minors in Child Care Operations: Alabama does not perform Abuse and Neglect History Checks for minors in childcare operations. If the person is between the ages of 14 – 17 years old, no further action is required for this check.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Alabama:

    Child Care Provider Steps:

    1. Click on the link to the (AL CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. Print the form.
    3. Click on the link for Alabama’s specific instructions on how to complete and mail the form (AL CAN) Instructions Affidavit For Release of Information:  State of Michigan - MiLEAP - CCBC/ P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909 (MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov)
    4. Alabama will reject forms that are not completed as instructed in their link. See Step 3.
    5. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Alabama typically sends the results within several weeks. Please note that there are delays with mail processing, so it may take longer to receive the results.

    Contact Information for Alabama Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: AL Central Registry Clearance

    Criminal History Check                                                                                  

    Alabama requires the submission of fingerprints to perform a Criminal History Check and charges a $25 fee. Complete the request form and send it with your fingerprints and payment to Alabama by mail.

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from Alabama:

    1. Click on the link to the (AL CH) Criminal History form (Instructions are included).
    2. Alabama should send the results to the CCBC Unit by mail in about four to five weeks.
    3. If the applicant or employer receive the results, they must be forwarded to MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov.
    4. Please note that there are delays with mail processing, so it may take to receive and process the results.
    5. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Criminal History Check, they must send the request form to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    NOTE: The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency APPLICATION TO CHALLEGE Alabama Criminal History Record Information should only be completed if the applicant wishes to challenge the results of their Criminal History Check.

    Contact Information for Alabama Criminal History

    Website: Alabama Law Enforcement Agency

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

      

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Currently, there is no know fee to complete the AK Abuse and Neglect History Check.

    Minors Under Age 16: Alaska does not perform Abuse and Neglect History Checks for people under the age of 16. If the person is between the ages of 14 – 15 years old, no further action is required for this check.

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Alaska:

    1. Click on the (AK CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. Complete the form
    3. Print out the Alaska clearance form
    4. Sign on the Household Member Signature line and date it
    5. Make a copy of your photo id and submit with the request form
    6. Submit the form to Alaska by either:
    • Email completed form to: hss.ocsanccpchecks@alaska.gov or
    • Mail to: State of Alaska, Office of Children’s Services APSIN Unit (Adam Walsh Checks) 323 East 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501

     

    1. The applicant receives the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check in approximately 30 days.
    2. When/If the applicant or provider receives the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for Alaska Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: Alaska Office of Children's Services

    Criminal History Check                                                                                  

    Alaska performs name-based Criminal History Checks for childcare purposes and charges a $20 fee.

     

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from Alaska:

    1. Click on the following link to the (AK CH) Criminal History form.
    2. Complete the form:  Select #2 for "Type of Information requested"
    3. MAILING ADDRESS TO SEND REPORT:
      Name: State of Michigan - MiLEAP - CCBC
      Title: Departmental Analyst
      Mailing Address: P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909
      FAX:  517-763-0233
    4. Print the request form
    5. Sign and date the form at the bottom of page 1
    6. Write a check or money order in the amount of $20 made payable to: State of Alaska
    7. Send the request form and payment by mail to: Criminal Records and Identification Bureau 5700 E. Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507
    8. Alaska should send the results directly to the CCBC Unit. However, if the applicant receives the results, they must forward the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Alaska sends the results within two to three weeks.

     

    Contact Information for Alaska Criminal History

    Website: Alaska Background Check Requests

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from American Samoa:

    1. Write a letter to the American Samoa for a Child Abuse and Neglect Registry Check.
    2. In your letter, include your name, all aliases, date of birth and SSN.
    3. Send letter to: Department of Human and Social Services, Children and Family Services Division, Executive Office Building, Pago Pago, AS 96799
    4. If you need additional assistance call: Phone: (684) 633-7506 or Fax: (684) 633-7449
    5. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    American Samoa sends the results to within several weeks.

    Contact Information for American Samoa Abuse and Neglect History

    American Samoa Child Care Division Phone: 684-633-7506

    Fax: 684-633-1504

    Email: childcare@dhss.as                                                            

    Criminal History Check

    American Samoa performs name-based Criminal History Checks for childcare purposes and requires the CCBC Unit to submit the request.

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from American Samoa:

    CCBC Unit will:

    1. Send a letter to the American Samoa requesting a Criminal History Check. Include email address to return the results.
    2. Mail request to: Commission of Police Department of Public Safety, Attn: Le’I Sonny Thompson Commissioner of Police, P.O. Box 53, Apia, AS 00917
    3. Upon receipt of the information, the CCBC Unit will scan and save the results.

    American Samoa sends the results to the CCBC Unit by email within several weeks.

    Contact Information for American Samoa Criminal History

    Department of Public Safety Phone: 684-633-1111

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. 

     Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Minors: Arizona does not perform Abuse and Neglect History Checks for minors. If the person is between the ages of 14 – 17 years old, no further action is required for this check.

     

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Arizona:

    • Click on the (AZ CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect and find form 1083a.
    • Complete all sections of form 1083a (leave DCS section blank).  
    • Requesting Agency:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC Email:  MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov Address:  P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909
    • Fingerprint Clearance Card or Application No:  write N/A
    • Print, sign, and date the form.
    • Email the complete form to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • The CCBC Analyst will send the AZ CAN form via encrypted email to: dcscentralregistry@azdcs.gov
    • The CCBC Unit should receive the result within 7-10 business days.
    • When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by              either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to:

    Contact Information for Arizona Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: AZ Request DCS Information.

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Arizona due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.


    Currently, there is $11 fee for processing the AR Child Abuse and Neglect Registry Check and $25 for the processing of the AR Criminal History Check for a total of $36.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Arkansas:

    There are three stages involved with receiving results for an Arkansas (AR) Child Maltreatment Central Registry Background Check:

    Stage 1 : Arkansas (AR) Child Maltreatment Central Registry Form Generator Process

    1. Access the (AR CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect website. After reading through all three stages and their associated steps below, click on the Central Registry Request Form Generator link on the webpage.
    2. Once you are on the AR Child Maltreatment Central Registry Request Form web page, complete each required field (required fields denoted by an asterisk).
    3. Once all required fields are completed, click ‘Submit Form’ button.
    4.  The completed request form will be emailed to the email address you entered on the AR Child Maltreatment Central Registry Request Form web page.
    5. Print this form and sign the completed copy in the presence of a Notary.

    Stage 2 : Arkansas (AR) Child Maltreatment Central Registry Form Upload Process

    1. Scan the notarized form to your computer and save it to a place you can easily locate it.
    2. Once you have your form saved, access the Central Registry Form Uploader to send your file to the Central Registry Team using the links below:
      • You can upload a single request here.
      • You can upload multiple requests (up to 10 requests) using our multi- Submission here.
    3. Click ‘Browse’ under ‘Notarized Request File’ to search your computer and upload the notarized copy of the form. (For multi-submissions, you must upload a notarized form for each request). The notarized form should consist of a minimum of two pages and both pages must be uploaded.

      NOTE: Once you have reached the step to upload your notarized form, please enter in the following information under the RESULTS SHOULD BE RELEASED TO section: 

    Company/Requestor

    Contact Name

    Contact Email Address

    State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC

    CCBC Unit

    MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov

    4. Click ‘Submit and Pay’

    5. You will then be automatically redirected to the payment webpage (Ark Gov Pay) if a payment is required.

    Stage 3 : Online Payment

    1. Select a Payment Type.
    2. Complete the customer information and payment information sections to pay the central registry check fee outlined below:
    • For single requests: $10.00 for the child maltreatment request + a $1.00 online processing fee
    • For multiple requests paid by credit card: $10.00 for each child maltreatment request + 3% of request total amount + an online processing fee of $2
    • For multiple requests paid by e-Check: $10.00 for each child maltreatment request + a
    1. Click ‘Submit Payment.’
    2. You will receive a confirmation email verifying submission of your request and completed payment.
    3. Registry check results are emailed via encrypted email to the entity identified in the ‘Results Should Be Released To’ section of the form submission request. Results will be sent in the mail to the address on the form.
    4. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233 NOTE: Arkansas sends the results by email within seven to ten business days.

    Contact Information for Arkansas Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: AR DHS Child Care Licensing

    Criminal History Check

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from Arkansas:

    1. Complete the (AR CH) Criminal History form (Instructions included)
    2. Release to:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC, P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909.  Phone:  844-765-2247
    3. The applicant should receive the result within 7-10 business days.
    4. When/If the applicant or provider receives the results of the Criminal History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for Arkansas Criminal History

    Website: AR Criminal Background Check System

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History and Criminal History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check and Criminal History Check from California:

    The Child Care Applicant will:

    1. The applicant will click on the link to complete the (CA CAN/CH) Self-Certification 
    2. Upon completion of the form, send the results directly to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

      The CCBC Unit will:

    1. Routinely check California’s webpages to ensure that they are not releasing information for childcare purposes.
    2. The CCBC Unit will log the dates California’s webpages are checked for any revisions.
    3. If California changes its laws to allow for background checks for Child Care purposes, the procedures and steps in this guide will be updated accordingly.
  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Colorado:

    NOTE:   You cannot access the online submission process on mobile devices.

    On-Line Submission Process (Preferred Method)

    1. To begin the online request application process, please click on the (CO CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect online link (Note: Google Chrome browser is preferred).
    2. The fee is $30 to process the CO Child Abuse and Neglect History Check (CAN). The following payment methods are accepted: credit card and e-check.
    3. You will need a copy of one of the following to submit your request: Driver’s License, Passport, State-Issued Identification Card, Military Identification Card, Social Security Card, or Birth Certificate.
    4. Compete the on-line application and submit with fee.
    5. Online requests will be processed within 10 days.
    6. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Paper Process for Applicants without On-Line Access (Results in a Delay of Processing) If you need to submit a paper request via United States Postal Service:

    1. Click on the (CO CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form with instructions.
    2. Select Get Started and follow the prompts.
    3. Complete, print and then sign (ink to paper) the attached CO Individual Child Abuse and Neglect (Trails) Request.

      NOTE: Only typed forms will be accepted. They will not accept a hand-written form.

    4. Results from the individual request are released only to the person being checked. The person being checked must be listed as the requestor.
    5. Once the results of the CO Individual Child Abuse and Neglect (Trails) Request are received, send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Colorado sends the results to you by email within approximately 10 days. Submitting the form via the Paper Process will result in a delayed response.

    Contact Information for Colorado Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: Colorado Department of Human Services Background Checks

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Colorado due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  • Abuse and Neglect History Check

    The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) does not have a Central Registry of Abuse and Neglect History records.

    Follow the steps below to meet the requirements of an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands:

    The Child Care Applicant will:

    1. The applicant will click on the link to complete the (CNMI CAN) Self-Certification form.
    2. Upon completion of the form, send the results directly to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Criminal History Check

    The Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands performs a name-based Criminal History Check for childcare purposes.

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands:

    1. To obtain specialized information from records being maintained by the CNMI, submit a written request to the Commissioner of the CNMI Department of Public Safety for approval. You may file the request in person or mail it to:

      Records & Identification Section
      P.O. Box 500791
      Civic Center, Susupe Saipan, MP 96950

      Or

      Fax it to (670) 664-9075

      More information can be obtained by calling CNMI. Main Office Phone Number is: 670-664-9042

    2. Upon receipt, send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233
  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below.

     

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Connecticut:

    1. Click on the (CT CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. Fill in the fields of this DCF-3031 form. Do not leave any blank spaces. If something does not apply, enter “N/A”.
    3. Check the box "Day Care" Agency:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC Attn:  Child Care Background Check Unit, P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909
    4. Print the request form, sign, and date.
    5. Send the CT CAN form to the CCBC unit by one of the following options:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

      The CCBC Unit Analyst will complete the following:
    1. Once the completed CT CAN form is received from the applicant, click on the following link and follow the instructions to request the CT CAN clearance request: CT DCF Analyst Instructions
    2. The CCBC Unit should receive the results within two weeks via encrypted email.
    3. When/If the applicant or provider receives the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for Connecticut Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: https://portal.ct.gov/DCF/Background-Checks/Home

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Connecticut due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Delaware has an online portal and charges a $14 fee for the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check.

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Delaware:

    1. Click on the (DE CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect consent form.
    2. Complete all relevant sections of the form.
    3. Print, sign, and date the DE consent form.

      NOTE: If the person is under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must sign the form.

    4. Scan the completed consent form and save it to a folder on your computer.
    5. You will need a credit card to pay the required $14 fee.
    6. Go to the (DE CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect registry request portal.

      Note: You must use a Google Chrome or Safari web browser as this portal is not supported on Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and other browsers.

    7. Refer to the (DE CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect Instructions while following the steps below:
    1. Registration
      • Register as an individual by following steps 1-7 in this section of the instructions
      • Submit your request and upload the DE Consent Form by following steps 8-14
      • NOTE: You must enter the following Agency numbers to share your results with the CCBC Unit:
        1. Requesting Agency ID 1 – Enter “38191
        2. Requesting Agency Contact ID 1 – Enter “38458
    2. Payment for CPR Request – Enter your credit card information to pay the $14 fee by following steps 1-5 in this section.
    3. CPR Results
    • After DE sends you a Child Protection Registry Notification, log in to the portal here: (DE CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect
    • Click on the Completed Requests tab
    • In the CPR Letter column, select Click here to download to view and save the results letter to your computer

        8. Delaware should send the results to the CCBC Unit within several weeks.

        9. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect Check, they must send the clearance results to the CCBC Unit by either:

    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for Delaware Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: Delaware Child Protection Registry Request Web Portal
    Email: DSCYF.CHU.Portal@delaware.gov

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Delaware due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

     

     

  •  

    1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    The District of Columbia (D.C.) processes Abuse and Neglect History checks for childcare purposes through an online portal. Complete a request form and upload it with a copy of your ID to the D.C. portal. There is no known fee for the Child Abuse and Neglect Registry Check.

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from the District of Columbia:

    1. Click on the (DC CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect link. This will take you to D.C.’s website for completing the Child Abuse and Neglect Registry.
    2. Follow the (DC CAN) Instructions for completing and submitting the request.

      NOTE: Submit the application here for any individual getting a first-time clearance for work with your organization - a new employee, contractor, volunteer or intern or a current employee, contractor, volunteer, or intern who has a new position which requires a Child Abuse and Neglect History Check.

      *Be sure to upload a color copy of a government-issued photo ID as well.

      *As a courtesy, applications for new hires are processed within 14 days of receiving a correct   and complete application.

       

    3. The CCBC Unit should receive the results within 14 days.
    4. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for District of Columbia Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: DC Child and Family Services Agency
    Phone: 202-727-8885
    Email: cfsa.cpr@dc.gov

    Criminal History Check

    There is a $7 money order fee for the Criminal History Check.

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from the District of Columbia:

    1. The following link is to the website, along with the instructions: (DC CH) Criminal History
    2. To Request a Local Background Check by Mail:
      1. Write a NOTARIZED letter requesting a background check to:

        Metropolitan Police Department Criminal History Section

        441 4th Street, NW, Room 550 South

        Washington, DC 20001

      2. The letter must include the following information:
        • Full Name
        • Date of Birth
        • Social Security Number
        • Self-addressed Stamped Envelope
        • $7 Money Order payable to the DC Treasurer (Checks Not Accepted)

        NOTE: Letter must be notarized by a Notary Public prior to mailing.

    3. The District of Columbia sends the results to the applicant in the Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope in approximately six (6) weeks.
    4. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Criminal History Check, they must send the request form to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    The District of Columbia sends the results within six weeks.

    Contact Information for District of Columbia Criminal History

    Website: DC Metropolitan Police Department

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Florida:

    1. Click on the (FL CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. The applicant must complete: To Be Completed by the Applicant.
    3. Physically sign and date the form and return it to the child care provider.
    4. The child care provider must complete:  To Be Completed by the Requesting Agency
    5. The child care provider must email the completed form and a copy of their facility license to hqw.cwr.employment.requests@myflfamilies.com
    6. When the provider receives the results, send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover to: 517-763-0233.

    Contact Information for Florida Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: Florida Records Requests & Public Records

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Florida due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  •  

    1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History

    Georgia allows the CCBC Unit to request the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check on-line. Therefore, no action is needed by the applicant.

     

    The CCBC Unit Analyst will complete the following:

     

    1. Write a letter on Agency Letterhead to GA requesting a Child Abuse and Neglect History Check.
    2. Save as a PDF attachment.
    3. Submit the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check on-line by going to the (GA CAN) IONS website.
    4. Select Option 3, A state or government agency of any other state for the purposes of licensing and/or employing.
    5. Fill in required information on the CCBC State Agency Letterhead.
    6. Upload the PDF of the CCBC State Agency Letter. 10)Submit.
    7. Georgia will send a confirmation email.
    8. Upon receipt of the results, the CCBC Analyst will save the findings.

     

    Results are typically received by the CCBC Unit in less than one week.

    Contact Information for Georgia Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: Georgia Child Abuse Registry -CPSIS

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Georgia due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Guam:

    1. Click on the (GU CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. Print out the form, sign it and date it.
    3. Return the form to the CCBC Unit by:
    • Scanning the form and sending it as an email attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Request for Guam” to:

      MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov

      Or

    • Faxing it and entering “History Request for Guam” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233
    • The CCBC Unit will mail the Guam Release Form to:

      Bureau of Social Services Administration Department of Public Health & Social Services 194 Hernan Cortez Avenue Hagatna, Guam 96910

       

    • Guam should the results to the CCBC Unit by email within several weeks.

    4. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:

    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for Guam Abuse and Neglect History

    Phone: 671-475-2653 or 671-475-2672  Fax:  671-477-0500

    Criminal History Check

    Guam performs name-based Criminal History Checks for childcare purposes and charges a $15 fee.

     

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from Guam:

     

    1. Submit a NOTARIZED letter of authorization for release of information with a self- addressed, stamped envelope to the following address:

      CHIEF OF POLICE

      GUAM POLICE DEPARTMENT/POLICE CLEARANCES PO BOX 23909 GMF

      BARRIGADA, GUAM 96921

      • You must include the following:
      • Complete name, including aliases/nicknames and other names used.
      • SSN
      • Date of Birth (must be 18 years or older).
      • A copy of a valid U.S. Federal/State Government issued photo ID; such as a driver's license or U.S. passport.
      • Payment of $15.00 in the form of U.S. Money Order or U.S. Cashier's Check payable to the "Treasurer of Guam".
      • Your email address.
      • Self-Addressed, stamped envelope.
    2. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Criminal History Check, they must send the request form to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for Guam

    Guam Police Department Website: GPD: Police Clearance

    Headquarters Phone: 671-472-8911

    Records & Identification Phone: 671-475-8500

     

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. 

    Abuse and Neglect History

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Hawaii:

    1. Click on link to the (HI CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. Print form and enter Organization:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC, Relationship:  N/A Address:  P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909, Phone:  844-765-2247
    3. Instructions to the form can be found here: (HI CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect Instructions
    4. Complete, Sign and Date form.
    5. Mail the form to:

      Department of Human Services Child Welfare Service Branch

      Oahu Child Welfare Services Section 3 Attn: CAN Clearances

      420 Waiakamilo Road, Suite 300A Honolulu, Hawaii 96817

      NOTE: Faxed and emailed requests to Hawaii DHS will not be accepted.

    6. The CCBC Unit should receive the results.
    7. If the applicant or provider receives the results, send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233.

    Hawaii should send the results to the CCBC by email within several weeks.

    Contact Information for Hawaii Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: Hawaii CPS Central Registry

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Hawaii due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. 

    Abuse and Neglect History

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check:

    1. Click on the link to the (ID CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. Fill in the fields of the form completely and accurately with the Reason for Request: "Child Care Employment" 
    3. Return Results To:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC, P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909. Email:  MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov FAX:  517-763-0233
    4. Print out the request form and sign it in the presence of a notary.
    5. Have the notary sign and seal the request form.
    6. Write a check or money order in the amount of $20 made payable to:

      Idaho Department of Health and Welfare or IDHW

    7. Send the request form and payment by mail to:

      IDHW – Background Check Unit ATTN: CWIS

      P.O. Box 83720

      Boise, ID 83720

    8. The results should be received by the CCBC Unit within several weeks.
    9. When/If the applicant or provider receives the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to:

                    517-763-0233

    The CCBC Unit Analyst will complete the following:

    1. Idaho will send the results via an encrypted email. When the email is received, click on the link within the email and enter the password to view the results.

    Contact Information for Idaho Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: Idaho Background Check Unit Email: bcu@dhw.idaho.gov

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Idaho due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Illinois:

    1. Fill in the fields of the (IL CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. Print out the request form, sign, and date it.

      NOTE: Your signature MUST be handwritten or Illinois will reject the form.                                                                                                                               Agency Name:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC  Contact:  CCBC Unit  Address:  P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909                                             Email:  MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov  Fax:  517-763-0233

    3. Send the request form to Illinois by either:
      • Scanning it and emailing as a PDF attachment with the Subject line “Out-of-State Request” to: DCFS.689Background@Illinois.gov
      • Faxing it with “Out-of-State Request” on the cover sheet to

        217- 782-3991

    4. Once you have received the results of the Illinois Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
      • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.govFax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233
    5. Upon receipt, the CCBC will record the result.
    6. Illinois sends the results typically by email within a couple of weeks.

    Contact Information for Illinois Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: IL Provider Background Checks

    Criminal History Check

    Illinois processes name-based Criminal History Checks through an online portal and charges a $16 fee. Submit a request to Illinois in the online portal.

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from Illinois:

    Name-based checks are available online through a two-step process. You must first Get a Digital ID from Illinois. You then use that Digital ID to Register with IL Chirp and Request a Criminal History Check.

    To Get a Digital ID –You must first obtain a Digital ID to access the Illinois Criminal History Information Response Process (IL CHIRP) website:

    • Go to the (IL CH) Criminal History CHIRP website.
    • Click on the Get a Digital ID button.
    • Follow the prompts
    • Once you have received your reference number via email and the authorization code via USPS mail from the State of IL, complete the steps to register and activate a Digital ID below.
    • Go to the (IL CH) Criminal History CHIRP website and enter the Username and Password associated with your Digital ID
    1. Click the Register Here button to register as a Public User (No ORI number is required):
    2. Accept the terms and conditions
    3. Provide your name and contact information
    4. Provide a valid email address –This will be used to log in
    5. Create a password.
    6. Select your secret question and answer.
    7. Follow the activation instructions sent to your email account.

    Request a Criminal History Check –After you have registered, access IL CHIRP to submit a background check request:

    • Go to the (IL CH) Criminal History CHIRP website and enter the Email and

      Password associated with your CHIRP Login

    • Hover your cursor over Create Inquiry then select Add Inquiry from the menu displayed
    • Enter your credit card or eCheck information in the Payment Type section
    • Enter your personal information in the Subject Information section
    • Click on the Save Inquiry button
    • Click on the View Cart button to submit the request and check out
    • On the Welcome to Chirp webpage, hover your cursor over the Check Status tab and select My UCIA Inquiries from the menu displayed

    Submit Results to the CCBC Unit – After Illinois provides the results to you online:

    • Save or print your criminal history results and send them to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    NOTE: Illinois provides the results in the online portal within 30-40 days.

    Contact Information for Illinois Criminal History

    Website: Criminal History Information Response Process

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    NOTE: You only need to complete one request form for both of your Indiana checks. Indiana processes both background checks using the same request form and sends both sets of results to the CCBC Unit.

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from    Indiana:

    1. Click on the link (IN CH/CPS) Criminal History & Child Abuse & Neglect and locate the “Consent to Release Information: state form 53323”
    2. Print out the request form.
    3. Agency Info:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC, 105 W. Allegan Street, Lansing, MI 48933  Mailing:  P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909            Agency Email:    MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov  Note: Licensee boxes and Name of consultant all require N/A in each field. 
    4. Complete the request form, sign it, and date it

      NOTE: A parent or guardian signature is also required for anyone under 18

    5. Return the request form to the CCBC Unit by either:
      • Scanning the form and sending it as an email attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “Background Check Request for Indiana” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov.
      • Faxing it with “Background Check Request for Indiana” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233
    6. The CCBC Unit/Analyst will:
    7. Indiana will provide a result back to the CCBC Unit via and encrypted email.
    8. The CCBC Unit will record the results.
    9. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for Indiana Abuse and Neglect History

    Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning Website:

    Criminal History Check

    Indiana uses the same request form to process Abuse and Neglect History Checks and Criminal History Checks for childcare purposes. Indiana requires the CCBC Unit to submit the request.

    1. The form applicants submit to the CCBC Unit is the (IN CH-CPS) Criminal History & Child Abuse & Neglect form, 53323.
    2. If you already printed, completed, and returned the IN Consent to Release Information state form 53323 for the Child Abuse and Neglect History, another form does not need to be submitted.
    3. Once the CCBC analyst receives the results, the unit will document and process the background check component.

    NOTE:

    • You only need to complete one IN Consent to Release Information form for both of your Indiana checks. Indiana processes both background checks using the same request form and sends both sets of results to the CCBC Unit.
    • If the results of the Indiana criminal history check are returned as inconclusive, follow the instructions in this link: Indiana Inconclusive Instructions.

     

    Indiana sends the results to the CCBC Unit by and encrypted email.

    Contact Information for Indiana Criminal History

    Website: Indiana Background Check Requirements

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. 

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Iowa:

    • Open the (IA CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form and fill in the information in bold below. 
    • Requester:  write N/A for last and first name.  Agency Name:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC Phone:  844-765-2447                                                             Address:  P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909  Email:  MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov  Fax:  517-763-0233
    • The purpose for the request is:  Employment with a licensed childcare facility within the State of Michigan
    • Fill in all information as it pertains to you and sign and date the form.
    • Email the completed form to MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov as a PDF attachment.

     

       The CCBC Unit/Analyst will:

    • Sign and date the completed IA CAN form in section #1.
    • Submit the request to Iowa via and encrypted email to: dhsabuseregistry@dhs.state.ia.us: Iowa will provide a result back to the CCBC Unit via fax.
    • The CCBC Unit will record the results.

    When/If the applicant or provider receives the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:

    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

        Iowa sends the results to the CCBC Unit by email within ten business days.

    Contact Information for Iowa Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: Iowa CPS

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Iowa due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. 

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Kansas:

    1. Click on the (KS CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. Print out the request form and use the information in bold to complete the form.
    3. Contact Person:  CCBC Unit  Agency:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC Phone:  844-765-2447 Address:  P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909  Email: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov Return result by:  Encrypted email  Payment:  Exempt, No fee.  
    4. Complete all fields of the Applicant section then sign and date form.
    5. Email the completed form as a PDF attachment to MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    6. The CCBC Analyst will:
    7. Kansas will send the results to the CCBC Unit by email within several business days.
    8. When/If the applicant or provider receives the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for Kansas Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: Child Care: KS Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Kansas due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Kentucky processes Abuse and Neglect History checks for childcare purposes through an online portal and charges a $10 fee. Submit a request to Kentucky in online portal.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

     

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Kentucky:

    Kentucky provides background checks online through a two-step process. You must first Create a Kentucky Online Gateway Account. You then log into your account and select the CAN Payment and Verification to submit a request for an Abuse and Neglect History Check.

     

    NOTE: For the child abuse & neglect registry clearance, the program and user instructions are on the Kentucky Online Gateway (KOG) website.

     

    The Help Guide for Kentucky Child Abuse & Neglect Registry Check can be found here: (KY CAN) KOG User Help.

     

    1. Go to the (KY CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect website. Create your account and proceed as directed in the user guide.
    2. Once you have created your account, you will choose the DCC-374 form in that request.
    3. Please use the following information in the "Requesting Agency Information" portion of the online process:

      Agency Name - Child Care Background Check Unit Agency email – MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov Agency phone number – 844-765-2247

      Agency address - PO Box 30315, Lansing MI 48909.

    4. The CCBC Unit should receive the results in 30 days.
    5. If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    NOTE: If you do not understand these directions, contact the Kentucky Child Abuse and Neglect Help Desk at: chfsdccnbcp@ky.gov.

    Kentucky should provide the results to the CCBC Unit in the online portal within 30 days.

    Contact Information for Kentucky Abuse or Neglect History

    Website: KY National Background Check Program Help Desk for Portal: 502-564-0101 Option 2

    Criminal History Check

    Kentucky processes name-based Criminal History Checks for childcare purposes and charges a $20 fee. Complete the request form and send it with payment to Kentucky by mail.

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from Kentucky:

    1. Click on the link to the (KY CH) Criminal History form.
    2. Top of the page enter Agency:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC, P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909
    3. Complete the Applicant information then sign and date form.
    4. Have one witness sign the form with the same date.
    5. A $20 check or money order made out to Kentucky State Treasurer is required with the request.
    6. The applicant must supply two self-addressed, envelopes with postage for this request. One addressed to themselves, and the other one addressed to the requesting agency needing the results.                                                                                                                                                            YOU MUST MAIL ALL ITEMS TO KENTUCKY STATE POLICE; ADDRESS IS ON THE FORM
    7. The requesting agency envelope should be addressed to:

      MiLEAP/Child Care Background Check UniT
      Attn: CCBC Unit
      PO Box 30315
      Lansing, MI 48909

    8. If the applicant or provider should receive the results of the Criminal History Check, the applicant must send the request form to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    Kentucky sends the results to the CCBC Unit by mail within ten business days. Please note that there are delays with mail processing.

    Contact Information for Kentucky Criminal History

    Website: KY Background Check Forms

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Louisiana processes Abuse and Neglect History Checks for childcare purposes through an online portal and charges a $25 fee. Louisiana requires the childcare facility to submit the request in the portal and pay the $25 fee.

     

    NOTE:

    Minors: Louisiana does not perform Abuse and Neglect History Checks for minors. If the person is between the ages of 14 – 17 years old, no further action is required for this check.

     

    Follow the steps below to initiate an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Louisiana:

     

    Louisiana requires the childcare facility to register in their background check portal and submit the request. Please follow-up with the childcare provider to complete this check. They require a fee of $25 per request.

     

    The Child Care Provider:

     

    Steps for Child Care Provider to Request a Clearance:

     

    1. The childcare provider must access this request online at (LA CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect

               and create an account.

    2. An entity/agency creates a user id and requests a password by providing required information; Click here to view a (LA CAN) Provider Required Documents to be submitted with your request to become an approved entity.

     

    1. Once you are approved as an entity you will receive an email requesting that you change your email password in CANS. After changing your password, you are to click on the “New Registration” tab, located at the top of the home screen, and follow the prompts.

    4.  For Licensed Out of State Child Care Facilities, and Louisiana DCFS Licensed Facilities, the (LA CAN) Form B along with required documentation, is uploaded within the system to submit a formal request. The Request and Consent Form B is required to submit a formal request, and the (LA CAN) Form B Instructions provide assistance with completing the Request and Consent Form.  Entity Type is Out of State Child Care Facilities.  

        5.  Submit the non-refundable fee of $25.00, per request.

    • The entity/agency will receive an email that provides directions for obtaining the clearance results from the CANS system.
    • Louisiana strives to complete all clearances within 10 business days. However, the appeals process of investigative findings will likely delay responses from DCFS.
    1. Upon receipt of the results, submit the results to the CCBC Unit by one of the following:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject

      line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov

    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    The CCBC Analyst:

     

    If the facility is listed as enrolled in BITS, please click on the LA CAN Analyst Instructions for directions on how to request the LA CAN background check for the applicant and provider.

     

       Questions may be directed to dcfs.childprotectiveservices.dcfs@la.gov

     

     

    Contact Information for Louisiana Abuse or Neglect History

    Website: LA Child Abuse/Neglect Background Checks

    Background Check Portal: Louisiana Child Abuse and Neglect Clearance System Email: DCFS.ChildProtectiveServices.DCFS@la.gov

    Criminal History Check

    Louisiana requires the submission of fingerprints to perform a Criminal History Check and charges a $26 fee. Complete the request form, authorization form, and disclosure form and submit them with your fingerprints and payment to Louisiana by mail.

     

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from Louisiana:

    1. Click on the three-page (LA CH) Criminal History form.
    2. Print the form and select:  CCDF Lead Agency Representative:  CCDF Lead Agency:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC  CCDF Lead Agency Representative:  Child Care Background Check Unit-Departmental Analyst CCDF Lead Agency Address:  P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909. 
      The bottom of page 3 enter the following to match the entity on page 2:  Agency:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC, P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909
    3. Fill in the fields of the form with your personal identifying information

      NOTE: This form has 3 pages of information to complete.

    4. Print Name, Sign, and Date the Louisiana Child Care Criminal Background Check Authorization Form for Former Louisiana Residents form.
    5. Contact a local law enforcement agency and schedule an appointment to get fingerprinted on two (2) FD-258 cards
    6. Fill in the fields on the FD-258 fingerprint card as follows:
      • Enter your name and personal identifying information, including height, weight, and place of birth
      • Signature of Person Fingerprinted – Enter your signature
      • Reason Fingerprinted – Enter “MI Child Care Licensing”
    7. Purchase a cashier check or money order for $26 made payable to:

      Louisiana State Police

    8. Send the following to the address for the Louisiana State Police below:
      • Three-Page Louisiana Child Care Criminal Background Check Authorization Form for Former Louisiana Residents
      • Two completed fingerprint cards
      • Cashier’s Check or Money Order made payable to: Louisiana State Police

        Louisiana State Police

        Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information

        P.O. Box 66614 (Box A-6)

        Baton Rouge, LA 70806

    9. The CCBC Unit should receive the results.
    10. If the applicant or provider receives the results of the Criminal History Check, they must send them to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    Louisiana should send the results to the CCBC Unit by mail within 15-21 days. Please note that there are delays with mail processing, so it may take longer for the CCBC Unit to receive and process the results.

    Contact Information for Louisiana Criminal History

    Website: Louisiana Child Care Civil Background Check System

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Maine processes Abuse and Neglect History Checks for childcare purposes through an online portal and charges a $15 fee.

    NOTE:

    • Minors: Maine does not perform Abuse and Neglect History Checks for minors. If the person is between the ages of 14 – 17 years old, no further action is required for this check.

     

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Maine:

    1. Go to the (ME CAN) Child Abuse and Neglect online portal.

      NOTE: Instructions for the (ME CAN) portal can be found at: (ME CAN) Portal Instructions

      • Select a payment option to begin – Select the radio button for

                        Credit Card

      • Click the Search Now button and follow the ME-CAN Portal Instructions.

       

    2. The results should come to the CCBC Unit by email within a couple of weeks.
    3. When/If the applicant or provider receives the results of the History Check, the results must sent to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for Maine Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: Maine Child and Family Services

    Criminal History Check

    Maine processes name-based Criminal History Checks through an online portal and charges a $31 fee. Submit a request with payment to Maine in the online portal.

    NOTE:

    • Minors: Maine does not perform Criminal History Checks for minors. If the person is between the ages of 14 – 17 years old, no further action is required for this check.

     

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from Maine:

    1. Go to the (ME CH) Criminal History website.
      • Select the Credit Card button at the bottom of the page.
    2. Follow the prompts to submit information.
    3. Check your email for a message from info@informe.org (You may need to check your Junk or Spam folder)
    4. Send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject

                          line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov

    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    NOTE: When no record is found for the name and date of birth provided you will receive the following response: "NO MATCH WAS FOUND FOR YOUR REQUEST."

     

    When a record is found for the name and date of birth provided, you will receive a record that contains conviction information and pending charges less than one year old. The record provided may belong to another individual with the same or essentially similar name and date of birth, as personal identifiers, name, and date of birth, are used to conduct search.

     

    Maine sends the results to you within two hours in most cases. If additional research is required, it may take up to two weeks.

    Contact Information for Maine Criminal History

    Website: Maine Criminal History Record Request Service

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Maryland:

    NOTE: Maryland requires the request form to be completed electronically and signed in blue ink.

    1. Click on the link to the (MD CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. Complete all applicable sections of the form.  NOTE:  Section A, check #1 for release.  Section B, check other and enter:  employment with a licensed child care.  Agency Name:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC Representative:  CCBC Unit                                                          Address:  P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909  Phone:  844-765-2247 Email:  MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    3. Print the completed form.
    4. Complete and Sign Part IV in blue ink in front of a Notary
    5. Notary will complete Part V.
    6. Mail the completed form to:

      Maryland Department of Human Services Social Services Administration

      In-Home Services

      311 W. Saratoga Street, Room 553

      Baltimore, MD 21201

    7. The CCBC Unit should receive the results.
    8. If the applicant or provider receives the results, send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
      • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
      • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233
    9. If you need additional instructions, click here: (MD CAN) Instructions

    Maryland should send the results to the CCBC Unit in approximately eight weeks. Please note that there are delays with mail processing, so it may take longer for the CCBC Unit to receive and process the results.

    Contact Information for Maryland Abuse or Neglect History

    Website: Maryland Child Protective ServicesPhone: 857-338-3030

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Maryland due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

     

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Massachusetts:

    1. Click on the attached Massachusetts Adam Walsh/Child Protective Service (CPS) link: (MA CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect
    2. Print the form and complete all applicable sections.  Agency is:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC/ P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909
    3. Sign and date the form in front of a Notary.
    4. Have the form Notarized by the Notary.

     

    1. Mail or Email or Fax the completed form to: Massachusetts Department of Children and Families Attn: Background Record Check Unit

      2 Boylston Street, 5th Floor Boston, MA 02111

      Or MA.CPS.CHECK@MassMail.State.MA.US Or

      Fax to: 617-748-2441

    2. The CCBC Unit should receive the Massachusetts Child Abuse and Neglect History results within a few weeks. Anticipate delays if you mailed the form to Massachusetts.
    3. If the applicant or provider receives the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Massachusetts should send the results to the CCBC Unit by email within several weeks.

    Contact Information for Massachusetts Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: MA Department of Children & Families Public Records

    Criminal History Check

    Massachusetts processes name-based Criminal History Checks through an online portal and charges a $25 fee. Submit the request and payment to Massachusetts online.

     

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from Massachusetts:

    1. Go to the (MA CH) Criminal History webpage and click on the link to Register as an Individual (See (MA CH) iCORI User Guide for detailed instructions)
    2. Go to (MA CH) Criminal History:
      • Select Log in to iCORI
      • Select the Would you like to request your personal CORI.
      • Click the Continue button
    3. Follow the detailed instructions to submit the Criminal History Check and complete the (MA CH) Criminal History form.
    4. Submit the request and payment online.
    • There is a $25 per request.

    5. The applicant will receive results of the Massachusetts Criminal History Check from iCORI.

    6. Upon receipt of the Criminal History Results, the applicant must forward the results to the CCBC Unit as a PDF to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov, or fax to: 517-763-0233

     

     

    Contact Information for Massachusetts Criminal History

    Website: MA Request CORI as an Individual Phone: 617-660-4640

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Michigan:

    1. Open the attached link to the DHS-1920 Central Registry Clearance Request - DHS-1929 (Rev. 4-21).
    2. Fill in the fields and follow directions below:

    NOTE: Non-Michigan Resident Instructions

    Individuals requesting a Central Registry clearance on themselves who are not residents of Michigan should complete the Central Registry Clearance Requet - DHS-1929 form and mail or fax it to the address/fax below. Or they can make the request in writing. All requests must include the following information:

    • Name
    • Any previous names
    • Date of birth
    • Social Security number
    • Enlarged copy of picture identification with current address
    • Note: Results will only be mailed to the address on the picture identification

    Mail, Fax, or Email requests to:

    Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Children's Protective Services Program

    P.O. Box 30037

    Lansing, Michigan 48909

    Fax: 517-763-0280

    *Email: MDHHS-Outofstate-Central-Registry@michigan.gov

    Phone: 517-335-3704

    A form letter (DHS-1910) will be sent within 10 working days in response indicating whether the subject of the inquiry is on the Central Registry.

    If the individual is NOT listed on Central Registry and provides written consent, a copy of the results of the Central Registry clearance can also be sent directly to any of the following for the individual:

    • Employer
    • Potential employer
    • Agency for which the individual is volunteering or applying to volunteer

    * When submitting a DHS-1929, Central Registry Clearance Request form, via email, ensure protections by using encryption. All requests must be encrypted. Please note that unencrypted requests will not be accepted or processed. If you are unable to apply encryption when emailing the request, please mail or fax.

    Contact Information for Michigan Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: MI Central Registry Clearance Requests

    Criminal History Check

    The receiving state should not require a separate Criminal History Check from Michigan due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF).

    To obtain a Michigan Public Sex Offender Registry Check at no cost.

    1. Click on the following link: Sex Offender Registry (michigan.gov)
    2. Click on the Search bar titled: SEARCH THE MICHIGAN SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY.
    3. Enter the Name of the applicant.
    4. The system will then provide any results.
  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Minnesota:

     

    1. Click on the link to the (MN CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. Print the attached form.
    3. Fill out the form completely.  Enter the following for the release:  Name:  Childcare Background Check Unit Agency: State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC     Address:  P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909 Phone:  844-765-2247 Fax:  517-763-0233 Information used for:  Childcare background check for   employment in a licensed childcare facility within the State of Michigan. 
    4. Sign the form in front of a Notary.
    5. Obtain a Money Order for $20 made payable to:

                   Minnesota Department of Human Services

    6. Mail the form and fee to:

      Minnesota Department of Human Services

      Office of Inspector General/Background Studies Division PO Box 64172

      St. Paul, MN 55164-0172

    7. The CCBC Unit should receive the results.
    8. When/If the applicant or provider receives the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect

     

    History Check, they must send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:

    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    Minnesota sends the results to the CCBC Unit by mail within several weeks. Please note that there are delays with mail processing, so it may take longer for the CCBC Unit to receive and process the results.

    Contact Information for Minnesota Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: MN Background Studies

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Minnesota due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

     

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    NOTE: The applicant MUST complete both the MS CAN and MS CH portions of the request to receive the clearance results; Mississippi will NOT send any results unless both clearance requests are received.

    Follow the steps below to initiate an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Mississippi:

    1. The CCBC analyst will click on the (MS CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect link to begin the DocuSign process for the MS CAN clearance request and completes steps 2-6 below:
    2. The CCBC analyst will enter in their name and email address under the “Requestor Information” section.
    3. The CCBC analyst will enter in the applicant’s name and email address under the “Applicant Information” section.
    4. Once the CCBC analyst completes steps 2 & 3, press the “Begin Signing” button.
    1. The CCBC analyst will complete the required fields for the person requesting the check.
    2. NOTE: The requestor can ONLY fill out the top portion of the form.
    3. The CCBC analyst will complete the required steps to electronically sign the form and press the “Finish” button.
    4. An email will then be sent to the applicants’ email. The applicant will open the DocuSign link and complete the bottom portion of the form. The applicant will complete their portion of the form and then follow the steps to E-sign the form, then press the “Finish” button.

      NOTE: The applicant must complete their portion of the form within 24hrs. The application will expire if it's left incomplete for more than 24hrs.

    5. The CCBC Unit should receive the results directly from Mississippi.
    6. When/If the applicant or provider receives the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Criminal History Check

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from Mississippi:

    1. Click on the link to the (MS CH) Criminal History website.
    2. Directions can be found (MS CH) Instructions
    3. Please choose childcare from the drop-down menu and use this facility code: CH0104758.

    The background check processing fee of $50.00 will be paid online. *Please note on the credit card checkout page when it says “Customer Info” that information needs to match the billing address for whatever card you will be using to pay with.

    1. Once online payment is complete, visit a local sheriffs or police station or other entity to request hard card fingerprinting on a fingerprint card FD-258 . (If the police/sheriff department does not have a blank hard card for you to be printed on, you can obtain a fingerprint card by contacting Julie Henderson at 601-364-5059 or email CHRCUnit@msdh.ms.gov). The CCBC Unit also provided a link to the FD-258 at the end of this guide.
    2. Mail the completed fingerprint card and proof of $50 payment to the address below. (Please make sure it is filled out completely and signed).

      Mississippi State Department of Health Criminal History Record Check Unit Attn: Julie Henderson

      143B LeFleur’s Square Jackson, MS. 39211

      NOTE: Mississippi State Department of Health CHRCU does not do name-based searches. They must have a physical fingerprint card to complete the Mississippi Background Check

    3. The applicant or provider will receive the results of the Criminal History Check, and must send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
      • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
      • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for Mississippi Criminal History

    Website: Mississippi Criminal History Records Checks

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Missouri:

     

    1. Go to the (MO CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect webpage.
    2. Follow the (MO CAN) FCSR Instructions.
    3. Once Missouri processes your registration, you will receive an encrypted email from them containing the results of an introductory screening (refer to page #7 of the Registration User Guide).
    4. The applicant or provider will receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, and must send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject

                line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov

    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    NOTE: If you are already a registered FCSR user, you will need to call (866)422-6872 to request that an updated Child Abuse and Neglect clearance be sent to you. This is also the number to call if you are experiencing any issues while using their website.

    Contact Information for Missouri Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: MO Department of Social Services

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Missouri due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

     

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Minors: Montana does not perform Abuse and Neglect History Checks for minors. If the person is between the ages of 14 – 17 years old, no further action is required for this check.

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Montana:
    1. Click on the link to the (MT CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. NOTE:  If you do not have a middle name, enter NMN. Enter the following Agency:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC                                                         P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909  Contact:  CCBC Unit Phone:  844-765-2247 Fax:  517-763-0233

    NOTE: Montana rejects request forms if any of the fields are left blank.

    3. Print out the request form, sign, and date it in front of a notary
    4. Have the notary sign and seal the request form
    5. Send the request form to: Records Request DPHHS/CFSD
    PO Box 8005
    Helena, MT 59604-8005
    6. Montana sends the results to the CCBC Unit in approximately ten business days.
    5. When/If the applicant or provider receives the results of the History Check, they must send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject
    line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233
    Contact Information for Montana Abuse and Neglect History
    Website: MT Child Protective Services Background Check

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Montana due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Nebraska:
    Option 1:
    1. Applicant can complete a SELF Check Request at https://ecmp.nebraska.gov/DHHS-CR/
    The cost of the self-check is $5.
    2. If this option is chosen, please complete and submit the Self Check.
    3. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History
    Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line
    “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it to “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233
    Option 2:
    1. Click on the link to access the (NE CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form, select fill out a paper form.
    2. Fill in the fields of the request form in the portal as follows: (See the (NE CAN) Instructions for instructions)

    NOTE: If a field is not applicable write NOT APPLICABLE. Individuals must sign and date on page 2, select which Central Registry check(s) are authorized to be checked, and their signature notarized. If the individual is under the age of 19, the parent or guardian must sign and have their signature notarized.
    3. Submit a Check or Money Order in the amount of $2.50 made payable to the Department of Health and Human Services.
    4. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-023
    Contact Information for Nebraska Abuse and Neglect History Website: NE Abuse and Neglect Central Registry

    Criminal History Check

    Nebraska processes name-based Criminal History Checks through an online portal and charges a $15.50 fee. Submit a request to Nebraska in the online portal or mail the request.

     

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from Nebraska: Option 1:

    1.  Access the (NE CH) Criminal History portal online.
    2.  Complete the information requested about yourself.
    3.  When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Criminal History Check,they must send the request form to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to:517-763-0233

     

          Option 2: Optional Paper submission:

    1. Click on the link to the (NE CH) Criminal History form.  Select 'yourself' as requesting and 'To work in a licensed child care' as the reason. 

    2. Submit a criminal history request by mailing the form/payment to the address on form.

    3. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Criminal History Check, they must send the request form to the CCBC Unit by either:

    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    Contact Information for Nebraska Criminal History

    Website: NE Criminal History Requests

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Nevada:

    1. Open the (NV CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. Provider will complete Part I with Employer/Provider’s Information and signature.  Agency information:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP,            MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov 844-765-2247, P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI, 48909.  Reason:  childcare related employment
    3. Applicant will complete Part II with the Applicant’s Information.
    4. Applicant will complete part III with “MiLEAP-CCBC Unit” listed as the employer/agency.  The applicant will print and sign their name and date the form. Email the completed form in PDF format along with a copy of the applicant’s picture ID to MiLEAP-CCBC@michigang.gov
    5. The analyst will email the release in PDF format only with the copy of ID (unless it’ to:

      DCFS-CANS@dcfs.nv.gov

    6. For questions call: 775-684-7941

    Note:  acceptable forms of picture ID are a driver’s license, state issued ID, or Passport.  If you don’t have an ID, you must have the form signed and notarized before submission to the CCBC unit.

    Contact Information for Nevada Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: NV Central Registry

    Criminal History Check

    Nevada requires the submission of fingerprints to perform a Criminal History Check and charges a $27 fee. Complete the request form and submit it with your fingerprints and payment to Nevada by mail.

     

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from Nevada:

    1. Click on the link to the (NV CH) Criminal History form here.  Page 2, #5 Company Name:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC, attn:  CCBC Unit, P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909
    2. Print and fill in the form completely. If something does not apply, insert “N/A” in the field.  Page 3, Respond to:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC, P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909 for the reason of:  "Childcare Employment within the State of Michigan"
    3. Sign and date the form.
    4. Obtain a Money Order for $27 made payable to:

      Department of Public Safety

    5. Contact a local law enforcement agency and schedule an appointment to get fingerprinted on two (2) FD-258 cards by following the instructions on the request form (See Fingerprinting Process for Out-of-State Checks for details) NOTE: You will submit one fingerprint card to Nevada and save one fingerprint card in case your fingerprints are rejected the first time, and you must submit a second set of prints. Staple the request form, fingerprint card, and money order together and send them by mail to:

      Department of Public Safety

      Records, Communications and Compliance Division 333 West Nye Lane, Suite 100

      Carson City, NV 89706

    6. Nevada should send the results to the CCBC Unit by mail within 45 days. Please note that there are delays with mail processing, so it may take longer     for the CCBC Unit to receive and process the results.
    7. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Criminal History Check, they must send the request form to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line

          “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov

    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for Nevada Criminal History

    Website: Nevada Department of Public Safety Phone: 775-684-6262 #1

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    New Hampshire requires the request form to be submitted by mail. Complete the request form and submit it to New Hampshire by mail.

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from New Hampshire:

    1. Click on the link to the (NH CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. Fill out the NH-CAN form.  Purpose of the check:  Child Care Institutions.  Agency to receive results:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC, P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909
    3. Sign and Date form in front of a Notary. This form must be notarized.
    4. Scan and email the complete/notarized form to:  providerenroll@dhhs.nh.gov

      OR Mail the completed form and a Self-Addressed/Stamped Envelope to:

      Bureau of Child Development and Head Start Collaboration

      Division of Economic and Housing Stability

              129 Pleasant Street Concord, NH 03301 

                  OR Fax to:  603-271-8712   ATTN:  Enrollment Specialist

    5. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
      •   Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
      •   Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233
    6.  NOTE:  If the form is rejected via email or fax you must mail it in!  

    Contact Information for New Hampshire Abuse and Neglect History

    Webpage: NH DHHS Child Development Bureau

    Criminal History Check

    New Hampshire processes name-based Criminal History Checks and charges a $25 fee.

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from New Hampshire:

    1. Click on the following link to the form called the DSSP256 (NH CH) Criminal History
    2. Print and complete all applicable sections of this Criminal History Record Information Release Authorization form.  Purpose of Record: Employment and Entity to receive it:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC, P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909
    3. Sign and date the form in front of a Notary.
    4. The Notary will then sign and date the form.
    5. Obtain a $25 check made out to: State of NH-Criminal Records
    6. Mail the NH Criminal History Form, $25 check, Self-Addressed/Stamped Envelope to:

      Criminal Records Unit 33 Hazen Drive

      Concord, NH 03305

    7. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Criminal History Check, they must send the request form to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    New Hampshire sends the results to the applicant by mail within a couple of weeks. Please note that there are delays with mail processing, so it may take longer to receive and process the results.

    Contact Information for New Hampshire Criminal History

    Website: NH Criminal Records Unit FAQs Criminal Records Unit: 603-223-3867

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    New Jersey processes Abuse and Neglect History checks through an online portal and does not charge a fee. Submit a request to New Jersey in the portal.

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from New Jersey:

    1. Access the (NJ CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect online portal.
    2. Select the File an Out of State CARI button in the box titled Out of State CARI Check
    3. Fill in the fields of the request as follows under the “Requesting Agency Information” portion:
    • Requesting Agency Name: State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC
    • Requestors Name: CCBC Unit
    • Requesting Agency Email: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Requesting Agency Phone Number: 844-765-2247
    • Requesting Agency Address:

    105 W. Allegan Street

    P.O. Box 30315

    Lansing, MI 48909

    New Jersey sends the results to the CCBC by email within 45 days.

    Contact Information for New Jersey Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: NJ Child Abuse Record Information

    If you have any issues using the portal, contact New Jersey at 609-586-2600

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from New Jersey due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    New Mexico requires the CBCU to submit the request for childcare purposes. Contact the CBCU to start the background check process.

    Exceptions:

    • Minors: New Mexico does not perform Abuse and Neglect History Checks for minors. If the person is between the ages of 14 – 17 years old, no further action is required for this check.

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from New Mexico:

    1. Click to open the (NM CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. Complete the form, sign, and date it.  Name of Agency receiving record:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC, P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909
    3. Email the form to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov as a PDF attachment. Pictures will not be accepted.
    4. Upon receipt by the CCBC Unit, the CCBC Analyst will send the form via a secure email to: ECECD.BCU@state.nm.us
    5. New Mexico should send the results to the CCBC by email within several business days.
    6. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for New Mexico Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: NM ECECD Background Check Unit

    Criminal History Check

    New Mexico processes name-based Criminal History Checks and charges a $15 fee. Complete the request form and submit it with payment to New Mexico by mail.

     

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from New Mexico:

    1. Click on the link to the (NM CH) Criminal History form.
    2. Print form and fill in sections of the form.
    3. Sign and date it in front of a Notary
    4. Have the notary sign and stamp the request form
    5. Purchase a money order or cashier’s check in the amount of $15 made payable to: Department of Public Safety

      NOTE: Please fill out the money order completely or New Mexico will reject your request. (See How to Fill Out a Money Order Step-by-Step for instructions)

    6. Send the request form and payment by mail to:

      Department of Public Safety

      ATTN: Records

      P.O. Box 1628

      Santa Fe, NM 87504-1628

       

    7. The CCBC Unit should receive the results.
    8. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Criminal History Check, they must send the request form to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    New Mexico should send the results to the CCBC Unit by mail within seven to ten business days. Please note that there are delays with mail processing, so it may take longer for the CCBC Unit to receive and process the results.

     

    Contact Information for New Mexico Criminal History

    Website: New Mexico Department of Public Safety

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    New York requires the request form to be submitted by mail. Complete the request form and send it to New York by mail.

    Exceptions:

    • Minors: New York does not perform Abuse and Neglect History Checks for minors. If the person is between the ages of 14 – 17 years old, no further action is required for this check.

     

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from New York:

    1. Select the form OCFS-7076 (NY CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect and complete.

      NOTE: You must list your previous New York address or New York will reject your request.

      Release to this Agency:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC, P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909, (844)765-2247, MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov

    2. Print out the request form and sign it in front of a notary
    3. Have the notary sign and seal the request form
    4. Send the request form by mail to:

      New York State

      Office of Children and Family Services Statewide Central Register

      P.O. Box 4480

      Albany, NY 12204-0480

       

    5. The CCBC Unit should receive the results within several weeks.
    6. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    New York sends the results to the CCBC Unit by mail within several weeks. Please note that there are delays with mail processing, so it may take longer for the CBCU to receive and process the results.

    Contact Information for New York Abuse and Neglect History

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from New York due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

     

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Applicants can now create an Interstate Background Check (those seeking to work in child care in another state) with ABCMS. This request does not require fingerprint hard cards, there is not a fee, and is not valid to work in any North Carolina childcare facility.

     

    * NOTE: The North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE)

    has developed a user guide that you can find here (NC CAN) Instructions.

     

    1. Access the (NC CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect online portal.
    2. Follow the (NC CAN) Instructions user guide to create a NCID user account to request the NC CAN    clearance request.

      Under the “Release of Information” section, check the box for “If you are requesting an [Interstate]    Out of State background check to work in another state” option.

    3. When the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov

     

    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for North Carolina Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: North Carolina Out-of-State Background Check Information

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from North Carolina due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from North Dakota:

    1. Fill in all sections of the (ND CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect request form. NOTE: North Dakota rejects requests that are missing a full middle name. Do NOT leave this field blank.  Part II Agency:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC, contact:  CCBC Unit, 844-765-2247, P. O. Box 30315 Lansing, MI 48909, MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov.  Information is requested for "other:  Licensed childcare employment in the State of MI"
    2. Print out the request form.
    3. Sign and date sections a and b in Part III

      NOTE: Both your signatures and the dates MUST be handwritten. North Dakota rejects requests if the signature and date are entered electronically.

    4. Mail the form to:

      Children and Family Services

      600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 325

      Bismarck, ND 58505

      Or

      Email to: dhscfs_cani@nd.gov

    5. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    North Dakota should send the results to the CCBC Unit by email within 30 days.

     

    Contact Information for North Dakota Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: North Dakota Children and Family Services

    Criminal History Check

    North Dakota processes name-based Criminal History Checks and charges a $15 fee. Complete the request form and submit it with payment to North Dakota by mail.

     

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from North Dakota:

    1. Click on the form (ND CH) Criminal History form. Note: Incomplete or Illegible request will be returned.
    2. The form must be filled out completely and signed by the applicant.  Requester Information:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC,                844-765-2247, Name:  CCBC Unit, P. O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909
    3. A $15 fee in the form of a check or money order made out to “North Dakota Attorney General” is required with request.
    4. The (ND CH) Authorization form must also be signed using the same information above for Requester Information.
    5. Mail both forms and fee to the address listed below:

       

      Criminal Records Section

      North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation

      PO Box 1054

      Bismarck, ND 58502-1054

    6. The CCBC Unit should receive the results.
    7. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Criminal History Check, they must send the request form to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to:

    517-763-0233

    Contact Information for North Dakota Criminal History

    Website: Requesting a Criminal History Record Check

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Ohio processes Abuse and Neglect History checks for childcare purposes through an online portal and does not charge a fee. Submit a request to Ohio in the portal.

     

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Ohio:

    1. Go to the (OH CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect webpage to create a profile.

      NOTE: You must use Chrome or Firefox as your web browser to submit a background check request. Ohio’s system will not accept requests using Internet Explorer.

    2. Please use the following information in the "Requesting Agency Information" portion of the online process Agency email – MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov and under the Program search, click on the "No program associated at this time".
    3. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    Contact Information for Ohio Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: Ohio Child Protective Services

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Ohio due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Oklahoma processes checks for childcare purposes through an online portal.

     

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Oklahoma:

     

    The CCBC Unit Analyst will complete the following:

     

    1. Go to the website (OK CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect website.
    2. Select the “Facility Inquiry” option.
    3. This link provides instant results.
    4. The applicant does not need to do anything to obtain an Oklahoma Child Abuse and Neglect History Check.

     

    Oklahoma provides the results to the CCBC immediately in the online portal.

    Contact Information for Oklahoma Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: OK Licensing Records - Background Checks

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Oklahoma due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Minors Under Age 16: Oregon does not perform Abuse and Neglect History Checks on a person under the age of 16. If the person is between the ages of 14 – 15 years old, no further action is required for this check.

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Oregon:

    1. Click on the (OR CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. Fill out the 2 page form on a computer (it must be type-written).  Select Child Care provider box and enter Agency:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC Unit, P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909.  Type of agency:  Child Care Employer / Email:  MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    3. Print, sign, and date the form.
    4. Email the form as a PDF attachment to MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov.
    5. The CCBC analyst will sign and date the OR CPS form and email the form directly to OR at adam-walsh.oregon@odhsoha.oregon.gov.

    Oregon sends the results to the CCBC Unit by email within a couple of weeks.

    Contact Information for Oregon Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: Oregon Child Protective Services Checks

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Oregon due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  • Under PA 116, as Amended, if a person has resided outside the United States within the preceding five (5) years, they must provide results of equivalent clearances to the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, Criminal History Check and Sex Offender Registry Check from each country they have resided. If the country does not have the equivalent clearance(s), the individual must sign a self- certifying statement that he or she is not ineligible to receive a license, be an adult member of the household, or a childcare staff member. An individual who provides or is determined to have provided false information or knowingly omits information in the self-certification statement is Ineligible for that application. See MCL 722.115n(2).

    Follow the steps below to complete the Self-Certification Statement for Out of Country:

     

    1. Click to open the OOS Self-Certification form.
    2. Print, Complete, Sign and Date the Self-Certification Statement.
    3. Send the completed form to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “Out of Country” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover to: 517-763-0233

     

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Pennsylvania has the same process for childcare and foster and adoptive purposes through an online portal and charges a $13 fee. Submit a request and payment to Pennsylvania in the online portal.

     

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Pennsylvania:

    1. Go to the (PA CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect website and click the button to

    Create Individual Account.

    1. After you have created your Individual Account, click on the Individual Log In button.
    2. Follow the prompt s to complete your CAN check.
    3. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    Pennsylvania provides the results in the online portal within 14 business days.

    Criminal History Check

    Pennsylvania processes name-based Criminal History Checks through an online portal and charges a $22 fee. Submit a request and payment to Pennsylvania in the online portal.

     

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from Pennsylvania:

    1. Go to the (PA CH) Criminal History website and select Submit a New Record Check
    2. Select the button for Individual Request.
    3. Select “Employment” from the Reason for Request dropdown
    4. Enter your personal information and pay the $22 fee
    5. After Pennsylvania sends you an email notification that the results are available in the portal, send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    Pennsylvania provides the results immediately in the online portal.

    Contact Information for Pennsylvania Criminal History

    Website: PATCH

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Puerto Rico:

    1. Click on the link to a version of the form below:
    2. Fill in the fields of the attached PR CAN Form as follows (Use the Fill & Sign feature to enter text in the document):

      Page 1 –List the following:

      Agency:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC/Attn:  CCBC Unit, N/A (nickname), P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909, N/A (residential address), Phone:  844-765-2247, Fax:  517-763-0233, Email:  MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov.  Reason for search:  Other, Employment with a licensed child care facility within the State of Michigan.  

      Marital Status – Enter “Single”, “Married”, “Divorced”, or “Widowed” as appropriate.
      Address – Enter your current address and previous addresses for the last five years along with the estimated month and year you moved in and out of each residence.

      Page 2
      –List the following:

      Applicant’s Occupation – Enter your current job title (such as Child Care Provider or Teacher’s Aid)
      Current Place of Work – Enter the name of your current employer.
      Previous Place of Work – Enter the name of the last place you worked.
      Have you worked in any child service institution? – Select the appropriate checkboxes
      Identification of Current Members of Your Family – Enter the name, date of birth, age, sex, and relationship to you for each person who is currently considered immediate family, even if the person does not live with you.
      Identification of Previous Members of Your Family – Enter the name, date of birth, age, sex, and relationship to you for each person who is currently considered immediate family, even if the person does not live with you.

      Page 3 – List the following:

      Name – Enter your name in both Name fields next to the highlighted Signature fields.
      Day-Month-Year – Enter the date that you sign the form as dd/mm/yyyy
      Name of Signature’s Witness – Enter the name of the person
      NOTE:  Authorize results to the Agency name and address listed in Page 1 instructions. 

     

    1. Print out the request form and follow the steps below:
      • Page 3 –
        • Sign the request form in BOTH Signature fields that are highlighted in yellow in the presence of a witness.
        • Have the witness sign and date the Signature and Day-Month-Year

                                     fields next to the Name of Signature’s Witness

    2. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    Contact Information for Puerto Rico Abuse and Neglect History

    Email: registrocentral@familia.pr.gov

    Criminal History Check

    NOTE: Puerto Rico is a non-responsive state for providing a Criminal History Check. However, you must complete the following steps to pass the Puerto Rico Criminal History Check Requirement:

     

    1. Click on the link to the (PR CH) Self-Certification form.
    2. Complete, Sign and date the Self-Certification form.
    3. Send the form to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • ·Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • ·Fax it with “MiLEAP” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for Puerto Rico Criminal History

    Website: Puerto Rico Government

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Rhode Island:

    1. Click on the link to the (RI CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. Print, complete the highlighted sections, sign, and date the form.
    3. Submit the RI can form to RI in one of the ways below:

     

    By Mail:

    Attn: Natasha House/Records Center, 1st Floor 101 Friendship Street

    Providence, RI 02903

     

    By Email: Natasha.House@dcyf.ri.gov

     

    Rhode Island sends the results to the CCBC Unit by email within a couple of weeks.

    Contact Information for Rhode Island Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: RI Confidential Records Request

    Criminal History Check

    Rhode Island processes name-based Criminal History Checks and charges a $5 fee.

     

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from Rhode Island:

    1. Click on the link to (RI CH) Criminal History form.
    2. Print, complete all sections, and sign and date the form in front of a notary. Note: Copy of photo identification with date of birth must accompany this Disclaimer (front AND back).
    3. Obtain a money order in the amount of $5.00 payable to “BCI”.
    4. Include a self-addressed, stamped return envelope addressed to the following (this ensures the CCBC unit will receive the results):

    State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC

    P.O. Box 30315

    Lansing, MI 48909

    You must mail the completed form, money order, and self-addressed envelope to the following address:

    Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General

    4 Howard Avenue

    Cranston, RI 02920

    Rhode Island should send the results to the CCBC Unit by mail within seven business days. Please note that there are delays with mail processing, so it may take longer for the CCBC Unit to receive and process the results.

    Contact Information for Rhode Island Criminal History

    Website: RI Bureau of Criminal Investigation

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    The CCBC Unit Analyst will complete the following:

     

    1. The CCBC analyst will click on the (SC CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect link to start the South Carolina CAN registry check for the applicant. Select the Out of state Child Care Lives in Another State option to begin this request.

       

      The Applicant will complete the following:

       

    2. The applicant will then receive an email link from South Carolina to their email address to complete the SC Child Abuse and Neglect request. NOTE: Link is only valid for 72 hours.
    3. Complete the information, sign, and submit to the portal.
    4. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Criminal History Check, they must send the request form to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for South Carolina Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: SC Child Care Licensing Requirements Phone: 803-898-2570

    Criminal History Check

    South Carolina processes name-based Criminal History Checks through an online portal and charges a $26 fee. Submit a request to South Carolina in the online portal.

     

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from South Carolina:

    1. South Carolina has a paper process and an online process for obtaining the Criminal History Check. For the online process:
      • Go to the (SC CH) Criminal History website.
      • Follow instructions and submit.
      • Provide completed result to the CCBC Unit by
      • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov

        Or Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    2. To complete a South Carolina Criminal History check via paper process:
      • Click on the (SC CH) Criminal History form.
      • Complete the form and fee of $25 made payable to SLED and mail to:

        South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, PO Box 21398, Columbia, South Carolina 29221-1398 South Carolina 29221-1398

    3. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Criminal History Check, they must send the request form to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    Contact Information for South Carolina Criminal History

    Website: South Carolina Law Enforcement Division

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    South Dakota requires the request to be submitted by mail. Complete the request form and send it to South Dakota by mail.

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from South Dakota:

    1. Open the (SD CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.  The reason for the request is:  Licensed child care employment in the State of MI
    2. Print and complete the SD CAN form.
    3. Sign and date the request form in front of a Notary
    4. Have the notary sign and seal the request form
    5. Send the request form by mail or email to:

    DSS-Licensure & Accreditations Attn: Kyli Klinger

    910 E Sioux Ave Pierre, SD 57501-2291

    Or

    Email: DSSCRS@state.sd.us

     

    When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History

        Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:

    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    South Dakota sends the results to you by email within a couple of weeks.

    Contact Information for South Dakota Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: SD Child Care Provider Screening Email: DSSCRS@state.sd.us

    Criminal History Check

    South Dakota requires the submission of fingerprints to perform a Criminal History Check and charges a $26.75 fee. Complete the request form and send it with your fingerprints and payment to South Dakota by mail.

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from South Dakota:

    1. Click on (SD CH) Criminal History form, which is called the Authorization and Release.
    2. Print and complete this form and release to:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC in each paragraph.  There are two paragraphs.                        Mail Response to:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC, P. O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909
    3. A state applicant fingerprint card must be obtained from the DCI. All necessary supplies are available through the DCI Identification Section at no cost by calling (605) 773-3331.
    4. This fingerprint card must be completed to include the applicant's name, date of birth, gender, and social security number as the minimum requirements for demographic information. Incomplete requests will be returned to requestor.
    5. The Authorization and Release form printed on the back of the must be filled out and signed. Be sure to include the correct address to which the response should be sent.
    6. The fingerprint card must also include a fully rolled set of fingerprints per SDCL 23-5-12.
    7. The individual must take the fingerprint card to his/her local law enforcement agency (Police Department or Sheriff's Office) to be printed. There may be an additional charge by these agencies to cover the cost of fingerprinting.
    8. A check or money order made payable to DCI for $26.75 must be sent along with the fingerprint card and signed authorization. Do not send cash.
    9. Upon receipt of all necessary information, fingerprints, signed authorization and fee, the DCI will conduct a state search and supply a copy of any criminal history that is found, or a letter stating that there is no criminal history. These results do not include federal charges, juvenile offenses (unless charged as an adult), sealed records, minor traffic violations or out of state information. Fingerprint cards will be destroyed and will not be returned with the response.
    10. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Criminal History Check, they must send the request form to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    South Dakota should send the results to the CCBC Unit by mail within several weeks. Please note that there are delays with mail processing, so it may take longer for the CCBC Unit to receive and process the results.

     

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. 

    Tennessee allows the CCBC Unit to submit the request for childcare purposes. Therefore, the CCBC Unit will take steps to submit the request. No action is needed by the applicant.

     

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Tennessee:

    • The CCBC Analyst will:
    1. Complete the (TN CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form, type written, with the reason for the search:“Out of state Daycare Employment”
    2. Fill in a (TN CAN) State Agency Letterhead requesting the information for the Tennessee CAN. This will be sent in the email that contains the (TN CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    3. Send email to: CPS.Background.Check@tn.gov along with the following:
      • (TN CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form in WORD format
      • CCBC Letterhead Letter
      • Tennessee sends the results to the CCBC Unit by email within seven to ten business days.

    Contact Information for Tennessee Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: TN Background Checks for Child Care Employees

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Tennessee due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

     

    1. Click on the link t (TX CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect and open drop-down #3
    2. Print the Form 2970 Request for Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry Check.
    3. Enter all information completely and accurately.  Section 2:  select "Childcare" as the purpose Section 5:  Contact:  Tonia McLeod            Title:  Analyst  Phone:  844-465-2247 Email:  MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov Agency:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC Unit

      NOTE: Incomplete or illegible forms will not be processed.

    4. Sign form in front of a Notary.
    5. Send the form to the CCBC Unit ONLY by one of the following methods:
      • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the

             Subject line “Abuse and Neglect History” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov

      • Faxing it with “Abuse and Neglect History Request” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

         

    6. The CCBC Unit Analyst will forward the emailed request to: TXAbuseNeglectBGC@dfps.texas.gov

       

      NOTE: The CCBC Analyst forwards the request to Texas for the Child Abuse and Neglect History, because results take approximately 95-100 days to receive. If the CCBC Unit submits the request, we have the ability to invoke Due Diligence and make applicant Eligible when we can verify that the request was submitted within the necessary time frame.

    7. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, the applicant must forward the result to the CCBC Unit at: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov or Fax to:  517-763-0233

    Criminal History Check

    1. Click on the link to the (TX CH) Criminal History website.
    2. Upon Creating an Account, you may Search the Database.
    3. Follow the (TX CH) Instructions for obtaining a Criminal History Conviction Search.
    4. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Criminal History Check, they must send the request form to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line

        “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov

    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

     

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from the U.S Virgin Islands:

    1. Send an email to the Department of Human Services worker at: Natalie.Lewis@dhs.vi.gov requesting a Child Abuse and Neglect Registry Check. Follow instructions provided by Natalie Lewis which will include completing a release form. Return the completed release form to the CCBC Unit by either:
      • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
      • Fax it with “History Result” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233
    2. If the applicant or provider receive the results, send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to:

    517-763-0233

    Contact Information for U.S. Virgin Islands Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services

    Criminal History Check

    The U.S. Virgin Islands processes name-based Criminal History Checks and charges a $12 fee.

     

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from the U.S. Virgin Islands:

    1. Print out the USVI Police Record Check--Book8 (vi.gov) form.
    2. Complete and sign the form.  Purpose of request is:  Employment with a licensed child care in Michigan, USA
    3. Purchase a money order in the amount of $12 made payable to:

    U.S. Virgin Islands Government

    1. Address a stamped envelope to: MiLEAP/CCBC Unit

      P.O. Box 30315
      Lansing, MI 48909

    2. Send the USVI Police Record Check Form, payment, and Michigan self-addressed envelope by mail to: U.S. Virgin Islands Police Department ATTN: Records #45 Mars Hill Frederiksted, St. Croix VI 00840
    3. If the applicant or provider receive the results, send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    The U.S. Virgin Islands should send the results to the CCBC Unit by mail within several weeks. Please note that there are delays with mail processing, so it may take longer for the CCBC Unit to receive and process the results.

    Contact Information for U.S. Virgin Islands Criminal History

    Website: Virgin Islands Criminal Records and Background Checks

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. 

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Utah:

    1. Click and open the (UT CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. Print and complete the form with your information along with the following.  Return Results To:  Name:  Child Care Background Check Unit Agency:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC Email:  MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov  Reason for Request:  check Employment box and Agency:  Employment with a licensed child care facility within the State of Michigan.  Sign with pen to paper and date the form.
    3. Make a copy of your driver’s license, state-issued ID, or passport.
    4. Send the request form and copy of your photo ID to Utah DCFS by one of the following methods:
      • EMAIL (preferred): dcfscentralregistry@utah.gov
      • FAX: 801-538-3993 Attn: Child Abuse Background Screening
      • MAIL:

        Division of Child & Family Services

        Attn: Child Abuse Background Screening 195 N 1950 W

        Salt Lake City, UT 81116

    5. The CCBC Unit should receive the result in several weeks. If the applicant or provider receives the results, send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the

      Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov

    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for Utah Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: Utah Department of Health and Human Services

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Utah due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. 

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Vermont:

    1. Click and open the (VT CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form.
    2. Print out the form and enter the following:  Email result to:  CCBC Unit at MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    3. Complete applicant information and sign and date it in front of a Notary
    4. Have the notary sign and stamp the request form.
    5. If you choose to email the form you must use our email address for the return of the check: 

      MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov

      Clearly scan and email the completed form to: AHS.ChildAdultAbuseRegistry@vermont.gov  

       

    6. Or you may mail the completed and notarized form with a self-addressed/stamped envelope to the address on the form.
    7. When/If the applicant or provider receives the results, send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    Vermont sends the results to the CCBC Unit by email within 25 days. If you are listed on the Vermont Child Protection Registry, Vermont also notifies you by mail.

    Contact Information for Vermont Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: Vermont's Child Protection Registry

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Vermont due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

     

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Virginia charges a $10 fee to complete the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check. Complete the request form and submit it with payment to Virginia by mail.

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Virginia:

    1. Click on the (VA CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form with instructions.
    2. Fill in the form completely and according to the instructions.  The purpose of the search is:  Other                                                                     Mail Search Results To:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC, P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909, 844-765-2247, MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    3. Sign and date the form in front of a Notary.
    4. Have the notary sign and seal the request form
    5. Purchase a cashier’s check or money order in the amount of $10 made payable to: Virginia Department of Social Services
    6. Send the request form and payment by mail to:

      Virginia Department of Social Services

      Office of Background Investigations – Search Unit 5600 Cox Road, 2nd Floor

      Glen Allen, VA 23060

      (The address on the form has not been updated yet)

    7. Virginia should send the results to the CCBC Unit by email within ten business days.
    8. When/If the applicant or provider receives the results, send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    Contact Information for Virginia Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: VA Child Care Department of Education

    Criminal History Check

    Virginia processes name-based Criminal History Checks through an online portal. You will need to submit a request and payment to Virginia in the online portal. The fee is $15 for the Criminal History Check and an additional $15 if you notarize the form through the online NotaryCam option offered by Virginia.

     

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from Virginia:

     

    1. Click on the following link to go to the Virginia State Police Non-Criminal Justice Interface: (VA CH) Criminal History.
    2. Follow the (VA CH) Instructions link if you need additional assistance.
      • Follow the instructions to submit your request online.
      • Virginia instructions provide two options for notarizing the form. Choose one of the two options.

     

    1. After Virginia sends the results to you by mail, forward the results to the CCBC Unit either by:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Virginia sends the results to you by mail in 15-20 days. Please note that there are delays with mail processing, so it may take longer to receive and process the results.

    Contact Information for Virginia Criminal History

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Washington charges a $20 fee for the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check. Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Washington:

    1. Click on the link to the (WA CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect portal.
    2. Please print and complete the (WA CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect form prior to starting a Non-

    CPS investigation request. The Authorization by Subject of Records Requested form requires the subject’s signature and must be completed and uploaded on Step 3 of the application process.

    1. You will Create an account BCPortal-Account.pdf (wa.gov)
    2. Add a New Service>Browse by Agency>Department of Children, Youth and Families>Background Check Portal>Access Now>Continue>Non-CPS Investigation—Out of State (Follow all instructions for completing the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check shown in the portal, including submission of fee) BCPortal-SubmitNonCPSrequest.pdf (wa.gov)

     

    1. The applicant should receive the results.
    2. Send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for Washington Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: WA Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) History Checks Phone: 800-998-3898 and Press 1

    Criminal History Check

    Washington processes name-based Criminal History Checks through an online portal and charges an $11 fee. Submit a request to Washington in the online portal.

     

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from Washington:

    1. There are two options to submit a WA Criminal History request.

      On-line- Costs $11

      By Mail- Costs $32

    2.  See below for instructions how to submit a Washington Criminal History Request whether using Option a or b.

      For Option a: Click on the following link for the online submission: (WA CH) Criminal History Login.

      Click here to access the (WA CH) Help Guide.

      For Option b: Click on the link here for the (WA CH) Criminal History form. Fill in the highlighted sections with your information.

      NOTE: A Password is required to open encrypted emails.

    3. Once you receive the results in an encrypted email, forward the results to the CCBC Unit by either: Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov or fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233.

     

    Washington provides the results to you immediately in the online portal.

    Contact Information for Washington Criminal History

    Website: Washington State Patrol

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    West Virginia requires the request to be submitted by mail. Complete the request form and send it to West Virginia by mail.

    Minors: West Virginia does not perform Abuse and Neglect History Checks for minors. If the person is between the ages of 14 – 17 years old, no further action is required for this check.

     

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from West Virginia:

    1. Print out the (WV CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect AUTHORIZATION and RELEASE for PROTECTIVE SERVICES RECORD CHECK West Virginia Nonresident ONLY form.
    2. Fill the form out completely.  Name of Agency:  State of Michigan-MiLEAP-CCBC, P.O. Box 30315, Lansing, MI 48909.  Contact:  MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov//1-844-765-2247.  Type of Agency:  Select Other and write:  Employment with a licensed child care facility within the State of MI, Sign and Date the form using only BLUE INK .
    3. Send the request form by mail to: Bureau for Children and Families 350 Capitol Street, B-18 Charleston, WV 25301
    4. The results should be received by the CCBC Unit in several weeks.
    5. When/If the applicant or provider receives the results, send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    West Virginia should send the results by mail within several weeks.

     

    Contact Information for West Virginia Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: Request an APS and CPS Background Check

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC does not require a separate Criminal History Check from West Virginia due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. AND

    2.  Obtain the Criminal History Check for this state as described below.

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    NOTE:

    • Minors: Wisconsin does not perform Abuse and Neglect History Checks for minors. If the person is between the ages of 14 – 17 years old, no further action is required for this check.
    • Currently, there is no fee to obtain the WI Abuse and Neglect History Check. Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Wisconsin:
    1. Open the link to the (WI CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect authorization form.
    2. Print form.
    3. Print your Name, Sign and Date form.
    4. Send form to the email address: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov.
    5. Upon receipt of the completed WI Authorization to Release CPS form, the

      CCBC Unit Analyst will submit a request for the Child Abuse and Neglect History via the online portal by going to: (WI CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect Website

      NOTE: This link does not work in Internet Explorer. Google Chrome must be used.

    6. Wisconsin sends the results via a secure email to the CCBC Unit within approximately 10 days.

    7. If the applicant or provider receive the results, send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:

    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

    Contact Information for Wisconsin Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: WI Milwaukee County Child Protective Services

    Criminal History Check

    Wisconsin processes name-based Criminal History Checks through an online portal and charges a $7 fee. Submit a request to Wisconsin in the online portal.

    Follow the steps below to request a Criminal History Check from Wisconsin:

    1. Go to the (WI CH) Criminal History WORCS portal and select the Public Access tab.
    2. Click on the Submit Request button (See the (WI CH) Instructions training guide for instructions with screenshots)
    3. Follow directions included in the link above.
    4. The applicant should receive the results.
    5. Send the results to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233.

    Contact Information for Wisconsin Criminal History

    Website: WI Background Check & Criminal History Information

  • 1.  Obtain the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check for this state as described below. 

    Abuse and Neglect History Check

    Wyoming currently has a $10 fee plus processing fee to process the Abuse and Neglect History Check. They accept Credit and Debit cards for VISA, Mastercard, DISCOVER, AMERICAN EXPRESS, as well have Digital Wallets.

     

    Follow the steps below to request an Abuse and Neglect History Check from Wyoming:

    1. Click on the link to the (WY CAN) Child Abuse & Neglect website.
    2. Follow the (WY CAN) Portal Instructions to Submit a New Central Registry Screen.
    3. Pay fee and Submit request.
    4. The requestor will receive an email with a link to retrieve the results when ready.

      NOTE: Pursuant to state statute and agency rules, all results reporting that an applicant is listed on the Central Registry will be sent by hard copy through postal service mail.

    5. When/If the applicant or provider receive the results of the Child Abuse and Neglect History Check, they must send the result to the CCBC Unit by either:
    • Sending it as an email with PDF attachment (preferred) with the Subject line “History Result” to: MiLEAP-CCBC@michigan.gov
    • Fax it with “MiLEAP/CCBC” on the cover sheet to: 517-763-0233

     

    Wyoming sends the results within a couple of weeks.

    Contact Information for Wyoming Abuse and Neglect History

    Website: Wyoming Central Registry

    Criminal History Check

    The CCBC Unit does not require a separate Criminal History Check from Wyoming due to this state’s participation in the National Fingerprint File (NFF). No further action is needed.