Indiana School Personnel Expanded Child Protection Index Checks

In accordance with legislation recently passed under IC 20-26-2-1.3, effective July 1, 2016, individuals that begin employment on or after July 1, 2016 within Indiana school corporations, charter school or nonpublic school, or similar as well as those which contract services to the previously mentioned are required to complete an Expanded Child Protection Index Check.

Within Indiana the completion of this requirement will be processed by Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS), Central Office Background Check Unit (COBCU).  These requests should not be directed to the local county DCS offices.  COBCU is in the process of hiring personnel, developing the form and instruction for the completion of this task.

Indiana School Personnel Request for an Expanded Child Protection Index Check, SF 56025  PDF  Word

Instructions for Completion and Submission of Indiana School Personnel Request for an Expanded Child Protection Index Check SF 56025 (R 8-17)

Applicants under the age of 18 Release