Employment & Background Checks


Instructions for Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) required by Employers and for personal background checks.


Phone: (303)239-4208 with additional questons about a background check.

Address: Colorado Bureau of Investigation or CBI, 690 Kipling Street - Suite 4000, Lakewood, CO 80215

Payment: Acceptable forms for payment are Visa/MasterCard/Discover/American Express, money order, bank check, preprinted business check made payable to CBI. No personal checks will be accepted.  Payment must be in U.S. funds.  All approved forms of payment plus cash are accepted at our office.

Civil fingerprint cards can be obtained by contacting the following:

State Forms Center
4999 Oakland St
Denver, CO 80239

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