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Frequently Asked Questions

Get a background check for: 
Child Care | Child Welfare | OKDHS Employees | Private Adoptions 


The OKDHS hiring representative, during your onboarding process, should guide you on the type of background check required for your specific situation. Generally, the hiring authority will submit the background check request to OBI for you and send you fingerprint instructions for you to create an appointment at a Live Scan fingerprinting vendor near you.

No. Fingerprint results are specific to the reason fingerprinted and can only be used for that reason.

Once you leave OKDHS employment your fingerprint results are no longer valid.  New fingerprinting is required if you are re-instated with OKDHS or a OKDHS contractor.

Access and Review privileges are required for anyone who will have the access to and the review of another’s confidential criminal history results. Access and Review is acquired through fingerprinting for the specific code, and maintaining the training requirements.