Background Check Information

Revised Fingerprint Waiver 08/2022

View Revised Fingerprint Waiver & FBI Privacy Form (PDF) 


At the time fingerprints are taken, beginning with fingerprints taken on 9/19/2022 and after, only the new version of the waiver form will be accepted.

Any fingerprints taken using the previous waiver form (dated 03/2019) prior to 9/19/2022 will be accepted by Child Care Licensing.

  1. Frequently Asked Questions

Mailing Your Fingerprint Cards

Mail your fingerprint cards to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Child Care Licensing if you are:

  • Submitting an Initial Application (including Move, Program Change, and Ownership Changes)
  • Adding a new affiliate (individual) living, working or volunteering at the facility

To flag your fingerprints as a priority to process, please view the Fingerprint Instructions (PDF).

Fingerprint Locations & More About Background Checks 

  1. Authorized Fingerprinting Locations
  2. Out-of-State Background Checks
  3. Previously Lived in Kansas
  4. Common Prohibited Offenses
  5. Amended Policies & Regulations

Find an Authorized Fingerprinting Location

After you receive notification from KDHE that a fingerprint is needed:

Center-Based Programs Only: To inquire if KBI is available to come to your location to take fingerprints, please call 785-296-8266.