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Fingerprint-Based Background Checks

The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) and Tribal staff can obtain fingerprint-based background checks by submitting a completed Request for Background Check (form 04AD003E, formerly ADM-130) and 2 completed OKDHS issued fingerprint cards per person to the:

Child Welfare Services
Fingerprint Processing Section
P.O. Box 25352
Oklahoma City, OK
73125

There is no cost to the OKDHS or Tribal applicant.  

For additional information, refer to child welfare fingerprint procedures for:


Fingerprinting Authorization Forms 
This is an automated Finance Form. An approved county staff member can obtain the form. OKDHS will pay for required fingerprinting of OKDHS foster and adoptive applicants by local law enforcement or private fingerprinting sources. Tribal homes serving OKDHS custody children are also included in this process.  

Fingerprinting Supplies

Blank Fingerprint Cards:

Debbie King in the Fingerprint Processing Section to order fingerprint cards; most orders will be sent out the same day. 

Cards may also be ordered from the OKDHS Supply Warehouse.


If you actively fingerprint for your county, the following supplies can be ordered by Debbie King. Most orders will be sent out the same day. (We do not provide supplies to private agencies or attorneys.)

Fingerprint Ink Glass Plate

Card Holder

Ink Roller

Morgue Spoon

Skin Cleaner

Re-Tabs


Assistive Private Adoption Applicants or Attorneys 
Private adoptive applicants and attorneys may contact the Fingerprint Processing Section at (405) 522-3784 for assistance. A packet appropriate for private adoptions will be sent.  

Fingerprint Services to the Foster Home and Adoptive Applicants
Live-scan fingerprinting is available by appointment only at Oklahoma County Youth Services, Community Intervention Center (CIC). To find out more information about the CIC and getting fingerprinted, see Where to Obtain Fingerprinting Services.

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