The regulatory unit provides fingerprint based
background check services for agencies having authority through Oregon statute,
Federal Law or by Governor´s Executive Order to perform such checks for
regulatory purposes to include: licensing, certification, permits, employment.
The Regulatory Unit conducts a statewide check, and an FBI nationwide check for
agencies granted that authority. The funding for this Unit is based on user
fees of $28.00 for non-retained and $27.00 if the card is retained at Oregon
State Police, billed for each fingerprint card submission for Oregon background
check and $14.75 for FBI processing fee for national background check.
The Regulatory Unit also provides fingerprint based background checks for
Oregon Sheriffs on Concealed Handgun License applicants.
Voluntary Central Criminal Records Check Registry (VCCRC)
The Voluntary Central Criminal Records
Check Registry is a name and date of birth (DOB) database of persons who have
cleared a fingerprint based background check in accordance with Oregon Revised
Statute (ORS) 181.533, 181.534, 181.537 or 267.237, who have no criminal
history and have requested to be placed into the registry.
can be accessed by those authorized state agencies that are conducting
background checks under ORS 181.533, 181.534, 181.537 or 267.237. The
database can only be accessed once the agency has offered the individual
employment. This information can
then be used in substitution to conducting a fingerprint based background
check. Each agency authorized under ORS
181.533, 181.534, 181.537 or 267.237 decides if they will participate in using
the registry as a substitution to a fingerprint based background checks.
All entries into the Voluntary Central
Criminal Records Check Registry are only accurate from the date the original
fingerprint based background check was performed and not from the date of entry
into the registry.
A state of Oregon name based check will
be conducted once a year to confirm retention or removal from the Voluntary
Central Criminal Records Checks Registry.
This is not a national check.
In order to
participate in the Voluntary Central Criminal Records Checks Registry the
follow criteria must be met:
background check was conducted by an authorized agency under ORS 181.533,
181.534, 181.537 or 267.237.
fingerprint based background check resulted in NO criminal activity being reported.
- The individual subject to the
fingerprint based background check must fill out an application and submit the
information to the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division by
Facsimile, email or mail, requesting entry into the registry.
If you have any
questions please contact the Regulatory or AFIS Public Service Representative 4
(PSR4) at the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division by calling
503-378-3070 or emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org
Voluntary Central Criminal Records Check Registry (VCCRC) (Applications)