Child Care Certification Background Check Requirements

Under new federal and state requirements, all caregivers and noncaregiver employees and residents age 10 or older in certified child care centers now require DCF ran background checks to determine their eligibility to reside or work in a child care setting. The information and tools below exist to assist providers in being compliant with the new requirements.

Fingerprint requirements resume on March 15, 2021.
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El Requisito Para Programas De Cuidado Infantil: Verificaciones De Antecedentes Penales


Contact Information

Mailing Address:
DCF Child Care Background Unit, PO Box 8916 201 W. Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53708-8916

Phone number: 608-422-7400
Fax number: 608-422-7155
Email address: