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CHILD CARE LICENSING

How to Submit
Background Check Forms
and Fingerprints


Covered individuals are those required to have Child Care Licensing (CCL) background checks.

To get a CCL background check, the covered individual is to complete the following steps:

First:
Complete a Background Check Form and submit it to the provider.
(For covered individuals younger than 18 years old, this is to be done by a parent or guardian.)
Then:
When instructed by the provider to do so, have Live Scan (electronic) fingerprints done and submitted to the Office of Background Processing. To do this:
  • Take your fingerprint form to a police department, a public safety building, or another Live Scan Fingerprinting Location. (Be sure to check the hours of operation for the chosen location.)
  • Pay any additional required fees.
  • Present a valid government-issued photo identification and hand your fingerprint form to the technician capturing your fingerprints.
  • Complete the instructions given to you by the technician.

Providers are responsible for ensuring the background check process is completed for each covered individual.
To do this, the provider or an authorized individual is to complete the following steps:
First:
Authorize the Background Check Form through the Child Care Licensing Portal. Forms are not submitted to the Office of Background Processing until they are authorized. To do this:
Then, when fingerprints are required:
  • Click the "Download Fingerprint Form" button.
  • After the form is downloaded, print the form and give the form to the covered individual to hand to the technician capturing their fingerprints.

Office of Background Processing

Physical Address
Utah Department of Health
Cannon Health Building
288 North 1460 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Mailing Address
Office of Background Processing
PO Box 144103
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Toll Free Number
866-320-0513
Email
clearance-childcare@utah.gov

To schedule a time for fingerprinting at the Cannon Health Building, go to their Fingerprinting Schedule.


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