If an applicant feels his/her criminal history record is inaccurate or incomplete, please refer to the appropriate contact below to begin the review and challenge process.
For a copy of an Arizona criminal history record:
The individual can contact Department of Public Safety Criminal History Records Unit at (602) 223-2222 to obtain a fingerprint card and a Review and Challenge Packet, or the individual can download information from the Criminal History Records Unit section of the DPS website. The Department of Public Safety provides the review and challenge packet pursuant to R13-1-08 of the Arizona Administrative Code.
This will check the Arizona criminal history only.
For a copy of an FBI criminal history record:
U.S. Department of Justice Order rules and federal law allow the subject of an FBI record to request a copy of his/her own record. The individual may submit fingerprints, an Applicant Information Form, and payment directly to the FBI according to the procedures in Title 28 Code of Federal Regulations 16.30 - 16.34.
FBI contact phone for information about record review and challenge: (304) 625-5590
Submittal forms, checklists, and more information on how to review and challenge an FBI criminal history record can be found at https://www.fbi.gov/ under Identity History Summary Checks.
An applicant, controlling person, alarm agent or home inspector will have no more than the 60-day substantive review period to challenge a criminal background check report.