Contact the Background Checks Team

Have questions about the background check process?

We’re happy to help.

  • Email us:
  • Call us: 860-500-4466 – se habla español
  • Fax us: 860-326-0555
  • Send mail to us at:

Office of Early Childhood Legal Division
450 Columbus Blvd., Suite 303
Hartford, CT 06103

For general questions

Email us at

For questions about the OEC Roster or BCIS database

Email us at

For questions about fingerprinting:

Call 211 Child Care at 800-505-1000 for free digital fingerprinting or visit their website.

Call the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP) at 860-685-8480 or visit their website

Last updated April 13, 2021