A Criminal Background Check is required by law for all persons who provide child care in North Carolina.

  

What you will need

You will need the following information and a credit card to pay for the $25 application fee to complete the background check application:

 

It's the law

NORTH CAROLINA LAW REQUIRES THAT A CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK BE CONDUCTED ON ALL PERSONS WHO PROVIDE CHILD CARE IN A LICENSED OR REGULATED CHILD CARE FACILITY, AND ALL PERSONS PROVIDING CHILD CARE IN NONLICENSED CHILD CARE HOMES, OR FACILITIES THAT RECEIVE STATE OR FEDERAL FUNDS.

The Application

Whether you are starting a new application or you are continuing an application that you have already started, click Apply Here to proceed. After the initial sign in with your individual NCID credentials, you must sign in on the NCID page with these same credentials each time you wish to re-enter the Application portal.