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CHIRP is OSBI’s Criminal History Information Request Portal.  It is an online system where you can request criminal history records and view the results of the requested searches. The fees are listed below.  You will be notified via email when your results are ready to be viewed.    Anyone with an email address can create a CHIRP user account.

OSBI criminal history records are built from finger-print based arrest and conviction data for serious misdemeanors and felonies from the State of Oklahoma, based on subject similarity to the identifiers provided.  Searches of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections Sex Offender and Violent Offender Registries are also available through CHIRP.  CHIRP does not provide criminal history information from other states or driving records.

Service Fees (All fees are non-refundable):

OSBI Criminal History Database Search   $15

DOC Sex Offender Registry Search            $2

DOC Violent Offender Registry Search    $2

Online Convenience Transaction Fee       $1

Go to the CHIRP online portal at to navigate to the CHIRP Welcome Screen.  

  • Click on Register as a new user
  • Complete the required fields then,
  • Click on Register New Account
    •  It is important that you provide a valid email address.  Users are notified via that email when their results are ready and available to view.  
  • After you click on register new account the message displayed on the screen will say Account not activated.
    • At this point, go to the email account you used when setting up your CHIRP user account (leave CHIRP window open).  Find the email from and click on the link provided to confirm your account.  You should then see the message "Account Confirmation. Thank you for confirming your account.  Click here to login" on the CHIRP window. 
    • Click the link underlined which will take you to the log in screen where you will enter your email and password.   

On the CHIRP log in screen there is a link "Forgot your password?"

  • Click the forgot your password link and enter the email you signed up with then,
  • Click the Request Email Code button.
  • Check your email for a reset password link from  Click on the link provided in the email, enter your new password and click Reset.

You will be taken to your cart where you can review, edit, add to, or remove items from the cart.  Note that any alias names you requested will appear on a separate row from the primary name.  To remove or edit an alias, click on the Edit icon of the primary name to make changes.  You may need to scroll down to see the blue action buttons under the cart.

You can pay by Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, or by using your checking account.  NOTE:  If you conduct searches on a regular basis, you may consider becoming a billing customer.  Click How to Become a Billing Customer FAQ below to learn more.

Once you have reviewed the searches in your cart and are ready to proceed, click on the Pay button.

Once you click Pay, you will be directed to a payment site.  Complete the Payment Information on the payment site and click continue, you will be asked to verify your payment information.  If everything is correct, click Process Payment to complete your transaction. Remember, fees are non-refundable.

Only hit the PROCESS PAYMENT button once. To avoid duplicate billing, please do not click the REFRESH or BACK button on your browser during this process. Please allow up to 60 seconds for this transaction to finish.

Before you click the “Process Payment” button, be sure to check over your transaction.  All Fees are non-refundable.

After you have successfully paid for your search, you will be returned to CHIRP.

The receipt will be sent to you at the email address you provided on the payment site. You will NOT get a receipt on the screen.  If you do not provide a valid email address, you will not receive a receipt.

The charge will appear as OK STATE BUREAU OF INV on your bank or credit card statement.  After payment has been completed, you will be returned to CHIRP.

*If you receive an error message DO NOT pay again until you verify that you were not charged already.

When your search is completed you will receive an email at the email address provided in your CHIRP user account. You may view the status of all submitted searches anytime by logging in, clicking Criminal Records, then Search Results.

You may submit a criminal record check request at any time.  Because this is a name-search, the system identifies possible matches based on similarity to subjects in OSBI’s criminal history database.  Possible matches may require OSBI review.  OSBI searches with no possible matches are returned within minutes. Searches requiring OSBI review, including all searches of the Department of Corrections Sex Offender and Violent Offender Registries, will be conducted by OSBI Staff during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, excluding holidays).

Last Modified on Jun 07, 2024
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