Fingerprinting for Public School Employment
Please follow these directions to complete the DOE Criminal History Record check process:
1. Access the Criminal History Review Unit’s direct web address to begin.
Web address is: http://www.nj.gov/education/educators/crimhist.
Click on “File Authorization and Make Electronic Payment for Criminal History Record Check.”
2. Select #1: New Administration Fee Request (New Applicants Only)
This screen displays four (4) options as to the job position(s) and employer. Please select the appropriate option and proceed to next screen.
A. All Job Positions, except School Bus Drivers and Bus Aides, for Public Schools, Private Schools for Students with Disabilities and Charter School
B. All School Bus Drivers and Bus Aides for Public Schools, Private Schools for Students with Disabilities, Charter Schools and Authorized School Bus Contractor
C. All Job Positions, except School Bus Drivers and Bus Aides, for Non Public Schools
D. All School Bus Drivers and Bus Aides for Non Public Schools and Other Agencies
3. Complete the requested applicant information (to include the county/district/school/contractor code names furnished to
you by your employer) and proceed to the Legal Certification. In order to continue with the ePayment process, read and accept the terms of the AA&C by checking the box.
County Code: 07
District Code: 033
School Code: 020
4. Please complete the required payment information. There is a $10.00 administrative fee for the department
to process the request and issue an approval letter. There will also be an additional $1.00 convenience fee charged by the private vendor, NicUSA for processing the credit card information. Methods of payment are Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit cards.
You MUST click the “Make Payment” button only one time to complete the transaction.
5. After completing the transaction, you will be presented with three required steps:
A. View and/or print your New Administration Fee Payment Request confirmation page
B. Complete and/or print your IdentoGO NJ Universal Fingerprint Form
C. Click here to schedule your fingerprinting appointment with MorphoTrust
Select the first option “View and/or print your New Administration Fee Payment Requestconfirmation page” and print a copy of the receipt by clicking the print button in the upperright corner of the page and presenting a copy to the employing entity.
Next select the second option “Complete and/or print your IdentoGO NJ Universal FingerprintForm” to complete the IdentoGO NJ Universal Fingerprint Form. Type the missing informationinto the seven highlighted boxes (height, weight, maiden name if applicable, place of birth,country of citizenship, hair color, and eye color). After the form is complete, you must click onthe “Submit” button at the bottom of the page. When the form has been submitted, you mustview and print the IdentoGO NJ Fingerprint Form and present it to MorphoTrust at the time ofLiveScan fingerprinting.
Access the MorphoTrust web page by selecting the third option “Click here to schedule yourfingerprinting appointment with MorphoTrust” or call 1-877-503-5981 to schedule afingerprinting appointment.
Contact the Criminal History Review Unit at 609-292-0508 or check Criminal Background Check Q & A if you have any questions.