How To Obtain A Copy Of Your Nevada Criminal History Records


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To obtain a copy of the records of your Nevada Criminal History, you must be the subject requesting the records. This means that you alone can request your own criminal records.

Obtaining a Comprehensive Report on Your Criminal History

When you apply to obtain a copy of your Nevada Criminal History record, you will be provided the criminal history record for the state of Nevada only. If you are looking for a more comprehensive report of your criminal history, you may want to consider obtaining a copy of your FBI Report. Our article on obtaining your FBI report will show you everything you need to know. You can also check the FBI websites page on criminal history checks, which can be found at: http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/criminal-history-summary-checks

Obtaining a Nevada Criminal History Report

However, if you are seeking only your Nevada Criminal History Record, you will need to begin by completing the Identification File Request for Nevada Records of Criminal History Form, DPS-006 (PID). This form can be printed out from the Nevada Repository website at: http://www.nvrepository.state.nv.us/Criminal/forms/DPS_006_Form.pdf

Once you have filled out the DPS form, you will need to obtain proof of identity. Proof of identity needs to be submitted in the form of one original fingerprint card which will include personal information such as your name, date of birth, and place of birth.

A fingerprint technician must complete your fingerprint card. You can find a fingerprint technician at any local law enforcement agency. Your signature will be required on the DPS form, as well as flat impressions of all ten fingers.

Along with the DPS form, you will need to include a $21 money order or certified check made payable to the Department of Public Safety.

When you compiled the necessary information to obtain your copy of your Nevada Criminal History Records, you will need to the send the above material to:

Department of Public Safety
Records and Technology Bureau

Attn: Fingerprint Support Unit
333 West Nye Lane, Suite 100
Carson City, Nevada 89706

You will need to allow 45 days for processing.