Use this service to request a background check against Maine's Child Abuse Registry. Results will be emailed or mailed to the address you specify within five business days. Have questions about this service? View the FAQs.

What you will need:

  • Signed Authorization Form for all subjects which authorizes you to perform the background check.
  • Subject's information including current legal name, previous name(s), date of birth and address
  • Detailed instructions are available for your convenience. See below:
    • If you are the agency submitting the request, you can find instructions here.
    • If you are the individual who is submitting yourself, please find instructions here.


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Questions about this Service? Contact DHHS at: 207-624-7965 or email: