UPDATE to In-person Services
The OSBI HEADQUARTERS LOBBY has been CLOSED to the public due to concerns with COVID-19 and all in-person services* are suspended until November 30, 2020. Please click here for information regarding evidence submittal to the OSBI LABORATORY.
- applying for or checking the status of SDA applications,
- obtaining a criminal history background check, and
- *fingerprinting without an appointment (see below)
*Fingerprint services for individuals are by appointment only (please call 405-879-2999 for an appointment). This service is ONLY available to individuals whose fingerprints have been previously rejected twice by the OSBI. Individuals entering the OSBI lobby for fingerprinting will be required to wear a self-provided mask and have their temperature taken. Only the individual being fingerprinted will be allowed in the building.
You can still apply for or check the status of your SDA license online at osbi.ok.gov/handgun-licensing or contact your county sheriff’s office (if open) and you can get a name-based record check online at chirp.osbi.ok.gov.
Masks required to be worn in the lobby of the OSBI HQ and the Forensic Science Center
Effective July 20, 2020, masks are required to be worn by all persons entering the lobby of OSBI Headquarters and the OSBI Forensic Science Center.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is a professional law enforcement agency that performs many functions in order to fulfill its mission of ensuring the safety and security of the citizens of Oklahoma. OSBI special agents investigate major crimes and assist when requested by a statutory requestor. OSBI also operates several specialized units such as Crimes Against Children, Polygraph, Forensic Video/Audio Analysis, and the Crimes Information Unit. Criminalists assigned to OSBI’s Forensic Science Services utilize cutting-edge technology to perform forensic analysis in toxicology, serology, latent print, forensic biology/DNA, and firearms and toolmarks for law enforcement agencies throughout Oklahoma. OSBI is Oklahoma’s repository for fingerprints, criminal history information, and crime reporting. The OSBI Self-Defense Act Unit administers the licensing of Oklahoma residents to carry a handgun.
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Good news to our GSR customers! The new Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) has passed all verification studies and has been released for casework.