Welcome

Thank you for visiting the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Division of Criminal Investigation’s (DCI) Criminal History Record Check website. The Criminal History Record Check website is designed to give the general public an easily accessible location to obtain Iowa criminal history data. The fee for a criminal history record check obtained through this website is $15.00.

 

If you have previously conducted an Iowa criminal history record check through this website and are familiar with the requirements and the User's Agreement you may click here to begin your search: Begin Search.

 

ATTENTION: the criminal history data obtained through this website is limited to what is releasable, as allowed by law, without a signed waiver from the subject of your request, pursuant to Chapter 692.2 of the Code of Iowa.

 

This website will not provide criminal history data on any arrest information that is older than 18 months without a final disposition or any completed deferred judgment information. However, this website will provide all other arrest and conviction information on file with the DCI for that individual.

 

If you want to obtain complete Iowa criminal history data from the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Division of Criminal Investigation and you are able to obtain a waiver signature from the subject of your request on the forms provided by the DCI, please click here. You will be directed to the required forms to complete and submit with payment by mail or fax to the DCI for processing.

 

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