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					ALASKA
Department of Public Safety
Records & Identification Bureau
5700 E. Tudor Road
Anchorage, AK 99507

(907) 269-5765

Requirements: Fingerprint card (must be 10 print card) and a cover letter with reason for the request and
applicant's address.
Cost: $35.00 USD money order or check
Payable to: The State of Alaska


ARIZONA
Police certificates are NOT available; however, you must still make a request and enclose the letter of
non-release of info with your immigration application.

Arizona Dept. of Public Safety
Criminal Identification Section
P.O. Box 6638
Phoenix, AZ 85005

(602) 223-2000


ARKANSAS
Arkansas State Police
Identification Bureau
#1 State Police Plaza Dr.
Little Rock, AR 72209

(501) 618-8500

Requirements: Arkansas form ASP122, which MUST be notarized and a self-addressed stamped envelope
Cost: $15.00
Payable to: Arkansas State Police


CALIFORNIA
California Department of Justice
Attn: Records Review Unit
P.O. Box 903417
Sacramento, CA 94203-4170

(916)227-3849

Requirements:
Fingerprints and the reason for the request
Cost: $25.00 USD money order
Payable to: California Department of Justice


COLORADO
Colorado Bureau of Investigation
690 Kipling Street


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Denver, CO 80215

(303) 239-4208

Requirements: Colorado form and fingerprints
Cost: $10.00 USD money order
Payable to: Colorado Bureau of Investigation


CONNECTICUT
State Police Bureau of Identification
P.O. Box 2794
Middleton, CT 06457-9294

(860) 685-8480

Requirements: Fingerprints and Form DPS-836C.
Cost: $25.00 check or money order
Payable to: Commissioner of Public Safety


DELAWARE
Delaware State Police
State Bureau of Identification
P.O. Box 430
Dover, DE 19903

(302) 739-5880

Requirements: Fingerprints and a letter stating why certificate is necessary.
Cost: $25.00 money order/certified check
Payable to: Delaware State Police


DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Metropolitan Police Headquarters
Mail Correspondence
300 Indiana Avenue NW, Room 3055
Washington, D.C. 20001

(202) 727-4245

Requirements: Letter containing name, date of birth, social security number, race, and address.
Letter Must be notarized.
Cost: $5.00 USD check or money order
Payable to: D.C. Treasurer


FLORIDA
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
USB/Public Records
P.O. Box 1489
Tallahassee, FL 32302

(850) 410-8109



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Requirements: Criminal History Record Form or
letter containing Full name, aliases, race, gender, date of birth and Social Security Number
Cost: $15.00 USD check or money order
Payable to: Florida Department of Law Enforcement


GEORGIA
Georgia Crime Information Center
Computerized Criminal History Operations
P.O. Box 370748
Decatur, GA 30037-0748

Requirements:
Fingerprints
Full name, race, gender, date of birth, and Social Security Number
Cost: $15.00 USD
Payable to:Georgia Bureau of Investigation


HAWAII
Department of the Attorney General
Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center
Kekuanao'a Building
465 S. King Street, Rm. 101
Honolulu, HI 96813

(808) 587-3100

Requirements: Fingerprints (if requesting a check by
fingerprints), name, aliases, date of birth, gender,
Social Security Number, and reason for request.
Cost: Name search -$15.00 USD Money order/certified check
Fingerprint search - $25.00 USD Money order/certified check
Payable to: Director of Finance, State of Hawaii


IDAHO
Idaho State Police
Bureau of Criminial Identification
P.O. Box 700
Meridian, ID 83680-0700

(208) 884-7130

Requirements: Fingerprints, Idaho form and letter explaining reason for request and a return address.
Cost: $10.00 money order/certified check
Payable to: Idaho State Police


ILLINOIS
Illinois State Police
Bureau of Identification
260 North Chicago Street,
Joliet, Illinois 60432

(815) 740-5216


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Requirements: Fingerprints and you MUST use an original form from Illinois to request the background
clearance, as each has it's own code number. Forms can be ordered online at:
http://www.state.il.us/isp/ucia0002.html
Information sheet
Sample Conviction Information request form
Cost: $14.00 USD money order or check ($34.00 USD if the check is not drawn on a United States bank)
Payable to: Illinois State Police


INDIANA
Indiana State Police
IGCN Room N340
100 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204

(317) 232-82413

Requirements:
Fingerprints
Full name, race, gender, date of birth,
and physical description
Cost: $10.00 USD money order
Payable to: Indiana State Police


IOWA
DCI Records and Identification Bureau
Wallace State Office Bldg.
Des Moines, Iowa 50319

(515) 281-5138

Requirements: Iowa requires submittal of both their request and billing forms
Cost: $13.00 USD per surname (maiden & married names search $26.00)
check/money order/credit card
Payable to: Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation


KANSAS
Kansas Bureau of Investigation
1620 SW Tyler Street
Topeka, KS 66612

(785) 296-8200

Requirements: NO fingerprint card required in not a 'certified request' check; request letter including stating
reason for check, full name, maiden name and any others, social security number, date of birth, current mailing
address, and addresses in Kansas state
Fee: no charge unless requesting a certified criminal record check
$10 if certified request
$17 if certified request with fingerprint card
Payable to: Kansas Bureau of Investigation




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KENTUCKY
Department of State Police Records
1250 Louisville Road
Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 227-8700

Requirements: Letter including full name, maiden name and any aliases, date of birth, social security number,
present and past addresses in the state
Fee: $10.00 USD check or money order
Payable to: Kentucky State Treasury


LOUISIANA
Louisiana State Police
Bureau of Identification
P.O. Box 66614
Baton Rouge, LA 70896

(225) 925-6095

Requirements: Letter including full name, aliases, date of birth, Social Security Number, past and present
addresses in Louisiana and reason for request.
Fingerprints Required?: YES
Fees: $10.00 USD money order
Payable to: Dept. of Public & Corrections


MAINE
State Bureau of Identification
Maine State Police
36 Hospital Street
Augusta, ME 04330-6514

(207) 624-7009

Requirements: Letter including full name, aliases, date of birth, address, telephone number and reason for
request. You must also your right thumbprint on the letter, either rolled using fingerprint ink and slab or just an
inkpad. Additionally, you must enclose a self-addressed stamped, business size envelope with your request.
Cost: $8.00
Payable to: Treasurer, State of Maine


MARYLAND
CJIS
P.O. Box 32708
Pikesville, MD 21208-2708

(410) 764-4501

Requirements: Copy of photo I.D. and letter stating reason for request
Fingerprints Required?: YES
Cost: $18.00 USD certified check or money order
Payable to: CJIS




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MASSACHUSETTS
Criminal History Systems Board
Attn: CORI Unit
200 Arlington Street, Suite 2200
Chelsea, MA 02150

Requirements: Massachusetts application form, MUST be signed in front of a notary and a self-addressed
stamped envelope
Cost: No charge for personal record


MICHIGAN
Michigan State Police
CJIC, Identification Section
7150 Harris Drive
Lansing, MI 49813

(517) 322-1956

Requirements: Letter stating the reason for the request.
Fingerprints Required?: YES
Cost: $15.00 USD Money order
Payable to: The State of Michigan


MINNESOTA
Minnesota Department of Public Safety
Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
CJIS Section
1246 University Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104-4197

(651) 642-0670

Requirements: Full name with correct spelling, date of birth, and any alias names, including maiden and former
married names
Cost: $15.00 USD money order or check
Payable to: Bureau of Criminal Apprehension



MISSISSIPPI
Police certificates are NOT available by state law.


MISSOURI
Missouri State Highway Patrol
Criminal Records Division
1510 E. Elm Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101

(573) 526-6153

Requirements:Letter stating name, date of birth and social security number.
Fingerprints Required?: YES
Cost: $14.00 USD money order/certified check


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Payable to: Criminal Records Divison


MONTANA
Criminal Justice Information Services Bureau
Information Technology Services Division
Scott Hart Building
303 N. Roberts
P.O. Box 201406
Helena, MT 59620-1406

Phone: (406) 444-2802

Requirements: Fingerprints, a written request that includes, name (including aliases and maiden names), date
of birth, gender, and Social Security number. The request also should include a return address and a
self-addressed stamped envelope.
Cost: $8.00 USD money order/certified check
Payable to: Criminal Justice Information Services Bureau


NEBRASKA
Nebraska State Patrol
Identification & Record Division
Box 94907
Lincoln, NE 68509

(402) 471-4545

Requirements: Name, maiden name, any aliases, date of birth, social security number
Fingerprint card required?: Optional - recommended for best proof of identification
Cost: $10.00 USD money order or check
Payable to: Nebraska State Patrol


NEVADA
Nevada Highway Patrol
Records and Identification Bureau
808 West Nye Lane
Carson City, NV 89703

(775) 687-1600

Call for info


NEW HAMPSHIRE
New Hampshire Dept. of Safety
Central Repository for Criminal Records
10 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03305

(603) 271-2538

Requirements: New Hampshire form, which MUST be notarized.
Cost: $10.00 USD money order/certified check
Payable to: State of NH - Criminal Records


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NEW JERSEY
Division of State Police
Attn: CIU
Box 7068
West Trenton, NJ 08628-0068

Requirements: Fingerprints, name, date of birth, social security number, and reason for the request.
Cost: $25.00 USD money order/certified check
Payable to: Division of State Police-SBI


NEW MEXICO
Department of Public Safety
Attn: Records
P.O. Box 1628
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1628

(505) 827-9181

Requirements: Must complete New Mexico's Authorization of Release form and have it notarized.
Cost: $7.00 USD money order/certified check
Payable to: Dept. of Public Safety


NEW YORK
New York State
Div. of Criminal Justice Services
Criminal History Record Search Unit
4 Tower Place
Albany, NY 12203

(518) 485-7675

Requirements: Fingerprints. Reason for the request, name, date of birth, gender, race, social security number,
current & previous
addresses and a return address.
Cost: $25.00 USD
Payable to: Division of Criminal Justice Services


NORTH CAROLINA
North Carolina State Bureau Of Investigation
Division of Criminal Information
407 North Blount Street
Raleigh, NC 27601-1073

(919) 716-6725

Requirements: Letter including complete name and address, race, sex, date of birth and social security
number.
Fingerprints Required?: Yes
Cost: $14.00 USD certified check or money order
Payable to: North Carolina Department of Justice



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NORTH DAKOTA
Criminal Records Section
North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation
4205 State Street
P.O. Box 1054
Bismarck, ND 58502-1054

(701) 328-5500

Requirements: Letter with name, address, maiden name, any aliases, date of birth, social security number, and
reason for the request.
Fingerprint Card Required? No
Cost: $20.00
Payable to: North Dakota Attorney General


OHIO
State of Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation
1560 SR56 SW
P.O. Box 365
London, OH 43140

(740) 845-2000

Requirements: Fingerprints, waiver of release
Cost: $15.00 USD
Payable to: State of Ohio


OKLAHOMA
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation
Criminal History Reporting Unit
6600 North Harvey, Building Six, Suite #140
Oklahoma City, OK 73116

(405) 879-2528

Requirements:
Fingerprints, Name, aliases, date of birth, race, gender, social security number and former addresses.
Cost: $15.00 USD money order/certified check
Payable to: Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation


OREGON
Oregon State Police
Identification Services Section
Unit 11
P.O. Box 4395
Portland, OR 97208-4395

(503) 378-3070

Requirements: Fingerprints, and Oregon Form
Cost: $12.00 check or money order
Payable to: Oregon State Police


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PENNSYLVANIA
Pennsylvania State Police Central Repository - 164
1800 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9758

(717) 783-9973

Requirements:
Applicants must submit a "request for
criminal check" form
Cost: $10.00 USD money order/certified check
Payable to: The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


TENNESSEE
Police certificates are NOT available under state law; however, you must still make a request and enclose the
letter of non-release of info with your immigration application.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
901 R.S. Gass Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37216-2639

(615) 726-7940


TEXAS
DPS Crime Records Division
P.O. Box 15999
Austin, TX 78761-5999

(512) 424-2079

Requirements:
Fingerprints, name, aliases, social security
number, date of birth, addresses, gender,
driver's license number and reason for request.
Cost: $15.00 USD money order/certified check
Payable to: DPS Crime Records


UTAH
Bureau of Criminal Identification
3888 West 5400 South
Taylorsville, UT 84118

(801) 965-4445

Cost: Name Search $10.00 USD money order/certified check
Fingerprint Search $15.00 USD money order/certified check
Payable to: Bureau of Criminal Identification


VERMONT
Vermont Crime Information Center


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Department of Public Safety
103 South Main St.
Waterbury, VT 05671-2101

(802) 244-8727 ext. 5237

Requirements: Fingerprints, letter including name, date of birth, reason for request and authorization to release
information. Enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Cost: No charge for personal record


VIRGINIA
Virginia State Police
CCRE
P.O. Box 85076
Richmond, VA 23261-5076

(804) 674-2024

Requirements: Fingerprints and Form SP-167
Cost: $15.00 certified check/money order or credit card
Payable to: Virginia State Police


WASHINGTON
Identification & Criminal History Section
Washington State Patrol
P.O. Box 42633
Olympia, WA 98504-2633

(360) 705-5100

Requirements: Complete name including maiden name, gender, race, social security number and date of birth.
Fingerprints if you want a fingerprint search
Cost: Name search - $10.00 USD money order/certified check
Fingerprint search - $25.00 USD money order/certified check
Payable to: Washington State Patrol


WEST VIRGINIA
West Virginia State Police
Criminal Identification Bureau
Records Section
725 Jefferson Road
South Charleston, WV 25309-1698

(304) 746-2179

Requirements: Must include WV Record Request Card (WVSP 39-A). Include full and complete mailing
address and a self addressed stamped envelope.
Cost: $20.00 USD check or money order
Payable to: The Superintendent West Virginia State Police


WISCONSIN
Crime Information Bureau


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Attn: Record Check Unit
P.O. Box 2688
Madison, WI 53701-2688

(608) 266-5764

Requirements: Wisconsin Form DJ-LE-250 and a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Cost: $13.00 USD check or money order.
Payable to: Wisconsin Dept. of Justice


WYOMING
Wyoming Division of Criminal Identification
316 West 22nd St.
Cheyenne, WY 82002

(307) 777-7581

Requirements: Fingerprints and a letter authorizating release of any information
Cost: $15.00 USD money order/certified check
Payable to: State of Wyoming General Fund




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