Out-of-State Background Checks
What if I live — or used to live — in a different state?
People who provide child care in Connecticut and lived in another state or territory during the past five years will have registries checked in Connecticut and all other states where they have lived.
I live in Connecticut but provide child care in a different state. How can I get a Connecticut background check result?
People who currently or previously lived in Connecticut within the past five years and now provide child care in another state will need to check the Connecticut DCF, sex offender, and criminal registries as part of their background check.
- For Connecticut child protective services registry requests, use form DCF-3031 (Authorization for Release of Information for DCF CPS Search)
- For Connecticut criminal registry requests, use form DSP-0846-C (State of Connecticut Criminal History Record Request Form)
- For information from the sex offender registry maintained by the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, use this site to look the person up by name