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What is CHIRP?

The OSBI's Criminal History Information Request Portal (CHIRP) is an online system that allows you to request a name-based criminal history record check electronically - from anywhere.


With a few clicks you can get peace of mind about the people you, your family, friends or employees interact with including:

  • A new employee
  • Son or daughter's significant other
  • Babysitter / Eldercare
  • Potential roommate
  • Pet or house sitter
  • Personal relationship
  • Yourself


No need to spend gas $$, pay for postage, or find a fax machine.  Request a criminal history background check from the privacy of your home or office, or even from your phone! 


All you need is a computer, tablet or phone with an internet connection, an email address, and a credit card or checking/savings account and you're on your way to the quickest, most convenient, and most affordable way to protect those that matter most to you!


You can access CHIRP night or day, anytime, anywhere several ways!  Click on the link here, click the link in the Resources tab above, or click in the main navigation menu!  Easy!

Last Modified on Apr 08, 2024