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Criminal History

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The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is the state repository for all criminal history information. Information from the OSBI's repository is available to the public.

The Oklahoma Open Records Act was established to ensure and facilitate the public's right of access to and review of government records.  The privacy interests of individuals are adequately protected in the specific exceptions to the Oklahoma Open Records Act or in the Statutes, which create or require the records.  Pursuant to the Oklahoma Open Records Act, Title 51 § 24.A.5.2, all requests for criminal history record information must include at least the full name and date of birth of the subject to be searched.  Additional identifiers such as aliases (i.e. maiden names, nicknames) and social security numbers, if known, should be provided resulting in a more complete search of the OSBI Criminal History Record files.

How to Request Criminal History Records

For quickest results, visit our NEW online criminal history request portal - CHIRP - by clicking here

or

Fill out the Criminal History Request Form.

Submit the request either by FAX (405-879-2503), mail or in-person to:

  • Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation
  • 6600 N. Harvey
  • Oklahoma City, OK  73116

Acceptable forms of payment are cash (in person only), cashier's check, money order, or credit card.  FAX requests are credit card only.

If you submit the request by mail, please include a postage-paid envelope.

Fees for Requests

OSBI Criminal History Database*

Name-Based - $15.00
Fingerprint-Based - $19.00

*OSBI fees based on Title 74 § 150.9

Department of Corrections (DOC) Database*

Violent Offender - $2.00
Sex Offender - $2.00

*Note: The Sex Offender and Violent Offender databases are maintained by the Oklahoma DOC, however, you may request a search from the OSBI.

How do I become a billing customer?

Billing Requirements

Applications are only accepted from government entities and private companies who currently conduct at least 50 record checks per month.

Please make application by letter to the OSBI:

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation
Attn: Accounting
6600 North Harvey Place
Oklahoma City, OK 73116

Provide monthly or yearly estimate of the number of record checks you request on average, a current credit report for your business, and a Certificate of Good Standing from the Secretary of State’s Office if your company is incorporated to do business in Oklahoma.

For questions on establishing a billing account OR inquiries on an existing billing account, email OSBI at billing@osbi.ok.gov

Notice

February 8, 2019

To: OSBI Criminal History Record Request Customers

OSBI Name-Based Criminal History Record requests allow each request to include alias names.  Effective April 1, 2019, the OSBI will allow up to three (3) alias names per search.

Contact

OSBI Headquarters
6600 North Harvey Pl
Oklahoma City, OK 73116
Phone: 405-848-6724

Office Hours
Criminal History Record Checks & Fingerprinting
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
State holidays excluded

Main Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
State holidays excluded