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Office of Background Investigations (OBI)


Elements of a Child Care Background Check

Additionally, if an individual has lived outside of Oklahoma during the previous 5 years, the following out-of-state checks are also required:

  • A Name-based criminal history for each state the individual has lived in during the previous 5 years.
  •  A Child Abuse and Neglect Information Search (CANIS) for each state the individual has lived in during the previous 5 years. 
  • A Sex Offender Registry search for each state the individual has lived in during the previous 5 years.


Click here for information on obtaining required out-of-state information.


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