Arizona Information


Criminal Records Requirements for the State of Arizona                                

Agency:  Arizona Department of Public Safety
Contact: Criminal History Records Section
Phone: 602-223-2222

The Criminal History Records Section of the Arizona Department of Public Safety serves as the Central State Repository for criminal records in the State of Arizona (see Arizona Revised Statute §41-1750). The subject of a criminal record may review the information contained in the record for the SOLE PURPOSE OF REVIEWING THE ACCURACY AND COMPLETENESS OF THEIR RECORD.        

the record the subject may:        

Request a Record Review Packet by contacting the Criminal History Records Section at (602) 223-2222.    

The Record Review Packet contains the following items:


Blank Applicant fingerprint card                

Contact Information Sheet          * Upon receipt of the record review results, if you feel that your record is inaccurate or incomplete, you can challenge your criminal record by completing the "Review and Challenge of Arizona Criminal History Record Information" form which will be mailed to you with the results of the record review. Complete the Review and Challenge form and mail the form to the Criminal History Records Section at the address listed on the Review and Challenge form. 

Law Enforcement Agency:  
Turn Around Time: A response, including a copy of any existing criminal record information, will be mailed to the requester within 15 days of receipt of the completed Record Review Packet. No personal information regarding the identity or address of the requester will be included in the response. 
Successful Challenge:  
Other Information: