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Employee Background Checks

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Child Care | Child Welfare | OKDHS Employees | Private Adoptions 


The Office of Background Investigations (OBI) completes several different background checks for OKDHS Employees, contractors, and partners.

OKDHS Employee & Partners: Name Based Background Search

Depending on the division and job duties, OKDHS may complete a name based pre-employment background check on OKDHS applicants. This searches only Oklahoma criminal history records. 

*This search will NOT allow you to have access and review of individual fingerprint background search results. 

OKDHS Employee & Partners: Fingerprint Based Background Search

OBI conducts this fingerprint based search, of your national criminal history, for several specific reasons for OKDHS employees, partners, and contractors.

Types of OKDHS Employee & Partner fingerprinting reasons:

Access and Review:   
The fingerprinting reason code ‘Access and Review’ is required for any OKDHS employee, partner, or contractor that will need to have access to confidential national criminal history records or the systems that store them. Additionally, the FBI requires that Noncriminal Justice Security Awareness training is completed on schedule to maintain Access and Review privileges. Title 74 OS § 150.9

To be granted Access and Review by OBI four steps must be completed:

Federal Tax Information:
The fingerprinting reason code ‘Federal Tax Information’ is required for any OKDHS employee, partner, or contractor that will have access to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) information and/or the systems that store them. Title 74 OS § 150.9.1

Federal Tax Information Access with Access and Review:
The fingerprinting reason code ‘Federal Tax Information with Access and Review’ is required for any OKDHS employee, partners, or contractor that will have access to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) information and the systems that store them; as well as need to have access to confidential national criminal history records or the systems that store them. Title 74 OS § 150.9.1 & Title 74 OS § 150.9