Contact the Background Checks Team

Have questions about the background check process?

We’re happy to help.

  • Email us: oec.bc@ct.gov
  • 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 oec.bc@ct.gov

For questions about the OEC Roster or BCIS database

Email us at oecbcis@ct.gov

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