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Criminal History Registry

Updated:5/1/06
Description:You must be enrolled in the Child Care Division Criminal History Registry if you are:
  • The operator or an employee of a child care program regulated by the Child Care Division;
  • The operator or an employee of an Oregon pre-kindergarten program;
  • The operator or an employee of a federal Head Start program;
  • An individual in a child care facility who may have unsupervised contact with children; and
  • A contractor or an employee of the contractor who provides early childhood special education or early intervention services.

The purpose of this requirement is to assure that an individual's criminal history and child protective services records are checked prior to the individual assuming their job responsibilities in the above settings. An employer who wants to hire an individual to work with children in one of these types of businesses must verify with the Child Care Division that the potential employee is enrolled in the Registry. You may obtain a paper copy of the administrative rules regarding the Registry by calling the Child Care Division at 1-800-556-6616 or online access is available at CCD Criminal History Registry.

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Statutes, Rules, Ordinances:ORS 657A .030
Child Care Division Criminal History Registry  Rules
Duration:Enrollment effective for two (2) years.
Fees - application, exam, etc.: $3.00 per person. There is an additional $62.00 per person charge if a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) check is required (see "Documentation" for an explanation of when an FBI check is necessary).
Responsible Agency:Employment Department, Child Care Division
Fee Exemptions:None
Examination Information:No exam required.
Continuing Ed Requirements:None required.
Bonding Requirements:None required.
Insurance Requirements:None required.
Prerequisites:Before you can be enrolled in the Child Care Division Criminal History Registry you must:
  • Complete and submit to the Child Care Division an "Application for Enrollment in the Criminal History Registry"; (If required, provide additional documentation for Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background check. See "Documentation" section of this site below for more information).
  • Be determined to have no criminal or child protective services history or to have dealt with the issues and provided adequate evidence of suitability for the Registry; and,
  • Pay the applicable processing fee.


Note: Enrollment in the CCD Criminal History Registry is limited to individuals who are connected with the provision of certain types of child care.

Your name may be removed from the "CCD Criminal History Registry" at any time if the Child Care Division becomes aware of actions on your part that would cause you to no longer be eligible for enrollment. Reasons why such an action would be taken are outlined in the CCD Criminal History Registry rules. See Removal (sections 414.061-0050 and 414.061-0110 You will be notified by mail of the action and the reason for the action. You will also be notified of your right to appeal the decision and how to do so. However, if you are removed from the Registry you will not be eligible to work in child care settings as of the date of that removal until you are reinstated.
Application Form:Application for Enrollment in the Criminal History Registry (CCD 199R)
Renewals:Prerequisites:
Re-enrollment instructions will automatically be mailed to you by the Child Care Division prior to the expiration date of your current enrollment. Re-enrollment is contingent on:
  • Completing and submitting to the Child care Division an "Application for Enrollment in the Criminal History Registry"; (If required, provide additional documentation for Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background check. See "Documentation" section of this site below for more information.)
  • Be determined to have no criminal or child protective services history or to have dealt with the issues and provided adequate evidence of continuing suitability for the registry; and,
  • Pay the applicable processing fee.

Note: Enrollment in the Child Care Division Criminal History Registry is limited to individuals who are connected with the provision of child care.

Your name may be removed from the "CCD Criminal History Registry" at any time if the Child Care Division becomes aware of actions on your part that would cause you to no longer be eligible for enrollment. Reasons why such an action would be taken are outlined in the CCD Criminal History Registry rules. See Removal (sections414.061-0050 and -0110) You will be notified by mail of the action and the reason for the action. You will also be notified of your right to appeal the decision and how to do so. However, if you are removed from the Registry you will not be eligible to work in child care settings as of the date of that removal until you are reinstated. 
Service Links: Agency Contact Information
Required Documentation:Completed "Application for Enrollment in the Criminal History Registry". Application forms are available from the Child Care Division (CCD) by calling 1-800-556-6616 or online by clicking here.
In the following cases a Federal Bureau of Investigation records check must be conducted:
1) your Oregon State Police Computerized Criminal History record shows multi-state offender status,
2) you have lived in Oregon less than 18 months or
3) CCD has information that you have committed a crime in another state.

NOTE: If an FBI check is required, you will be mailed the forms needed to gather the additional background information the Child Care Division will need in order to determine your eligibility for the Registry.
Additional Information:If you are denied enrollment in the Criminal History Registry for reasons other than failure to provide requested information, you cannot be considered for enrollment in the Registry for 3 years from the date of the denial.