Criminal Background Check


Tri-County Educational Service Center is a Webcheck location for processing BCII and FBI Criminal Background Checks for businesses and organizations in addition to school personnel and the general public. TCESC is now serving over 30 business clients through a prearranged billing agreement to assist their employees.

Call Ahead: This is recommended to ensure that you have all of the necessary information needed for us to process your background check.


Tri-County ESC BCI/FBI background checks, fingerprinting hours are from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  We recommend that you call ahead for any questions and/or give instructions.  Masks (optional) unless you are experiencing symptoms: fever or chills, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, etc. then please wear a mask.  Thank you for your understanding during this time.   



Hours for Processing Background Checks: 8:30am – 4:00pm, Monday – Friday (Excluding Holidays)



> State/government issued Photo Identification or Passport and Social Security Number
> Address where to send results
> Board to send electronic copy (if needed)
> Fingerprint Form 
> Ohio revised code for reason for fingerprinting (must have in order to do background check)
     ~ Link to BCI
     ~ Link to FBI 
> Minors must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian




Form of Payment: Exact cash, credit card or prearranged school, business or other organization billing agreement with TCESC

          BCI =   $30.00
          FBI =   $35.00
          Both = $65.00 (combined)

          BCI =   $45.00
          FBI =   $50.00
          Both = $95.00 (combined)    


Notice: BCII/FBI results could take up to 30-days to process.