Pass FBI Check
The following is reprinted courtesy of the U.S. Justice Department
The U.S. Department of Justice Order 556-73 establishes rules and regulations for the subject of an FBI Identification Record to obtain a copy of his or her own record for review. The FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division processes these requests.
Who may request a copy of a record (or proof that a record does not exist)?
Requesting background checks for employment or licensing
- Option 1: Submit your request directly to the FBI
- Option 2: Your fingerprints should be placed on a standard fingerprint form (FD-258) commonly used for applicant or law enforcement purposes. You must provide a current fingerprint card. Your name and date of birth must be provided on the fingerprint card. Visit https://www.fbi.gov/services/cjis/identity-history-summary-checks
What happens next?
- Does the applicant have delinquent parking or moving violations?
- Does the applicant have unpaid alimony (and other debt) docketed in the courts in any jurisdiction?
- Does the applicant have a record of an encounter with law enforcement or the criminal courts?
- Low credit scores
- Bad checks
- Liens and judgments
- Delinquent tax returns and IRS defaulted installment agreements
- Past and ongoing civil or criminal proceedings in foreign jurisdictions (other States and U.S. territories)