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How Does an Employer Get Started?

Published on: 4/9/2014 3:34 PM
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As an employer, two steps must be taken. Please read completely:

  1. To determine if you are authorized to submit and receive criminal history information from the Department of Justice:
    1. If your agency, organization, or business has submitted fingerprint CARDS to Department of Justice in the past you are already authorized and should continue at step (2).
    2. If your agency, organization, or business has not submitted fingerprints cards to the Department of Justice in the past, there is a two-step process to begin to submit electronic fingerprints and receive criminal history information:
      1. Download and print the Request for Authorization Form or
      2. Download and print the Request for Authorization Form for School Contractors.
    3. Department of Justice determines which agencies, organizations, or businesses are eligible for submission and response, as authorized by law. This process takes approximately two to three weeks. There is no cost to become authorized.

  2. To become an electronic submission agency follow these instructions:

    1. Download the forms to become an electronic submission agency and submit them to the Department of Justice. The time it takes for the process is about two to three weeks. There is no cost to apply.