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HOW TO CHECK A
Kansas Provider’s Background
To help safeguard the safety of all children, state agencies and child care programs outside of Kansas can check the background of a provider who has worked in Kansas.
To find information from other states, visit the National Center on Child Care Subsidy Innovation and Accountability.
Review the National Fingerprint File
When a state submits a provider’s fingerprints for an FBI check, the inquiring state will receive a criminal report from the KBI and the FBI. For questions about a KBI Criminal Report, please contact the KBI Records Unit at 785-296-2454.
Conduct a name-based check
To check a Kansas provider’s background based on name, visit the KBI website.
- You must have the provider’s full name and date of birth.
- There is a $20 fee per search.
Request a child abuse and neglect check
State agencies that license child care homes or facilities may check a provider on the Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry. To make a request:
- Complete the signed release form (PPS-1011). There is no fee.
- Include the provider’s name (including all aliases, other names used and maiden name, if applicable), date of birth, and Social Security number.
- Submit the request via email, mail, or fax, marked “attention: DCF/Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry”. Results will be emailed, mailed, or faxed to the state agency requesting the information.
DCF/Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry
PO Box 2637
Topeka, KS 66612
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