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Adoptions Not Licensed

FEE: $16.50 - Colorado fingerprint based Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) search

For an individual or private agency. Nationwide (FBI) checks must be submitted directly to the FBI by the individual(s). Use the FBI link on the navigation bar on the left side of the web page for information about how to request a background search through the FBI.

FEE: $39.50 - Colorado and Nationwide fingerprint based Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) search

When adoption is through a County Human Service Department and is not licensed.

Fingerprint based Criminal History Record Information search:

Type information or print legibly in BLACK ink.

All fingerprint CHRI search cards must be filled out completely with the following information in the corresponding fields:

  • Name, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Sex, Race, Height, Weight, Eyes, Hair (Please use 3 letters abbreviations for eyes and hair - Ex: Brown = Bro, Blue = Blu)
  • CTZ - Fee (Amount listed at the top of the page) must be paid by Money Order or other Certified Funds Check. (Make check payable to Colorado Bureau of Investigation.) Personal checks are not accepted.
  • OCA - CONCJ0300 (For Individuals or private agencies only)
  • Employer and Address - Name of individual, private agency or County Human Service Department requesting the CHRI search including the complete mailing address.
  • Reason Fingerprinted - Adoption - Not Licensed CRS 19-5-207


If any of the above information is missing or incomplete, the request will be returned.


CBI / Identification Site