… UNTIL FURTHER
NOTICE, ALL CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECKS SHOULD CONTINUE TO GO THROUGH
DAON/SBCN. DHR IS CONTINUING TO CONDUCT CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECKS THROUGH
THE DAON/SBCN PROCESS AS OUTLINED BELOW.
DHR will soon have a
new contractor for criminal history checks. 3M COGENT Inc. will be
providing criminal history checks through online applications and
live scans of fingerprints. No paper applications or fingerprint cards
will be accepted. The cost will
be $48.85 per application.
Applicants, except DHR contractors, seeking to have their fees paid by
DHR should contact their local DHR office for pre-approval prior to
completing an application. DHR contractors seeking to have their fees
paid by DHR should email the DHR CHC 2208 Vendor Certification form to
A link to access the
Cogent website will be posted here when available.
DAON/SBCN Process for Criminal History Checks
NON-DHR FEE PAID APPLICANTS
To complete a criminal history background check, all Non-DHR Fee Paid
applicants must do ONE of the following:
You may register online by accessing the website of the DHR vendor,
Security Biometrics Clearing Network (SBCN), so they may channel
criminal history information from the Alabama Bureau of Investigation
(ABI) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). To access the SBCN
Register by mail with a hard copy application
NON-DHR FEE PAID MEMORANDUM
DHR CHC 2177 NON-DHR
FEE PAID APPLICATION
SBCN may be contacted at the customer service desk Monday through
Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST @
DHR FEE PAID APPLICANTS
To complete a criminal history background check, all DHR FEE PAID
applicants must first click on the link below showing a map of counties
with live scan machines. Then applicants should click on the DHR fee
paid memorandum for further instructions.
LIVE SCAN COUNTY MAP
DHR FEE PAID MEMORANDUM
DHR CHC 2178 DHR FEE PAID APPLICATION
DHR CHC 2208 VENDOR CERTIFICATION
The DHR State Office of Criminal History may be reached Monday through
Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST @ 334-353-5400.