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General Request By Fingerprints

FEE: $16.50 - Colorado fingerprint based Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) search
(Public background searches do not go to the FBI in most cases. If you need an FBI Criminal History Record Information search, please use the 'FBI Link'.)

Below are a few of the types of fingerprint based searches that would be considered public searches:

  • Hack license
  • Tow truck driver
  • Firefighters
  • Cab drivers
  • Massage license
  • Pawn brokers
  • Solicitor license
  • Military day care
  • Alarm installers

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 – CONCJ3980
  • Employer and Address - Name of facility requesting the CHRI search including the complete mailing address.
  • Reason Fingerprinted - Assisted Living Residence CRS 25-27-105 and CONCJ3974 - CDPHE HFDA2


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


***Additional Information: Please DO NOT type the employer's name and address if it is different from the person or facility requesting the CHRI search.

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