Criminal Records Requirements for the State of Delaware
|Name of Agency:||Delaware State Bureau of Identification (SBI)|
Delaware State Police
|Phone Number:||302-739-2528 or 302-739-5884|
A Criminal History Background Check is obtained through fingerprints. You must provide photo Identification, such as a valid driver's license or State ID (from any state). You do not need a social security card or a birth certificate.
Juveniles (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent, or guardian to authorize the criminal history. Juveniles must present either one of the above types of ID’s, or a school ID is acceptable.
Out Of State Residents - (mail in request for certified criminal history)
FOR STATE BACKGROUND: A written authorization letter granting the Delaware State Police to conduct a background check on the individual must be signed by the individual. This does not need to be notarized. Send the authorization letter in along with a money order made payable to the Delaware State Police for $52.00 along with your fingerprint card. The fingerprint card should be filled out entirely to include your name, any aliases, address, date of birth, social security, sex, race, height, weight, eye color, hair color and place of birth.FOR PROFESSIONAL REGULATIONS: The Authorization form the board must be signed, completed and included, along with your fingerprint card and a money order for $65.00 payable to the Delaware State Police. The fingerprint card should be filled out entirely to include your name, any aliases, address, date of birth, social security, sex, race, height, weight, eye color, hair color and place of birth.
An authorization letter, fingerprint card and certified check or money order, made payable to “Delaware State Police” should be sent to the below address. PERSONAL CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED
|Law Enforcement Agency:||Delaware State Police|
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The fee for a State of Delaware Criminal Background Check is $52.00.
Payment options are cash (except Sussex County), credit or debit cards, certified checks, money orders, or company checks made out to Delaware State Police. We do not accept American Express or personal checks.