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Background Check Portal

DCFS Background Check Portal

The background check portal allows licensed providers to:

  • Conduct a fingerprint search.
  • Check the status of background checks for all agency and institution and day care center employees.
  • Obtain background check forms.
  • Get the latest news and FAQ updates surrounding background checks.

Registration is required to use the portal. All information is confidential and shared only with authorized designated administrators. To register:

1. Go to to register your email account.

2. Complete the Background Check Portal Access Request Form and send it to: (Approval takes up to five business days)

Additional assistance

For administrative user assistance or for questions related to the background check portal, please contact us by email at