Out-of-State Forms & Instructions

Pursuant to 45 C.F.R. 98.43(e), the Child Care Licensing program with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is required to conduct out-of-state child abuse and neglect registry and criminal background checks, on individuals who currently reside, work, or volunteer in a child care facility who have indicated that they currently live in, or have lived in, another state within the past five years.

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Alabama

Child Abuse/Neglect Registry Checks

Alabama Registry Check Form (PDF)

Criminal Background Checks

Alabama Background Check Form (PDF)

Common Mistakes Made

  • Print all PDFs required
  • Registry form: must be printed or typed in black or blue ink. Do not fill in any information for "requestor". Mail form to KDHE Child Care Licensing as original signatures are required.
  • Criminal background form: must be witnessed by two witnesses or notarized. Valid photo identification is required. Disregard the fingerprint requirement.

Alaska

Child Abuse/Neglect Registry Checks

Alaska Registry Check Form (PDF)

Criminal Background Checks

Alaska Background Check Form (PDF)

Common Mistakes Made

  • Print all PDFs required

Arizona

Child Abuse/Neglect Registry Checks

Arizona Registry Check Form (PDF)

Criminal Background Checks

No Criminal Background Check Form is required.

Common Mistakes Made

  • Print all PDFs required
  • Registry form: must be printed or typed

Arkansas

Child Abuse/Neglect Registry Checks

Arkansas Registry Check Form (PDF)

Criminal Background Checks

Arkansas Background Check Form (PDF)

Common Mistakes Made

  • Print all PDFs required
  • Registry form: must be notarized (notary should mark through the word "Arkansas" in the notary block and insert "Kansas").
  • Criminal Background Form: must be notarized.