Fingerprinting

ALL FEES MUST BE PAID BY CHECK OR MONEY ORDER MADE OUT TO THE CITY OF CRANSTON (NO CASH)

AN APPOINTMENT IS REQUIRED FOR ALL FINGERPRINTING & BACKGROUND CHECKS. APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE TUESDAYS (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.) AND THURSDAYS (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)

AS OF FEBRUARY 15, 2017 THE HOURS AVAILABLE FOR APPOINTMENTS WILL BE TUESDAYS (10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.), WEDNESDAYS (5:00 P.M. TO 7:00 P.M.) AND THURSDAYS (1:00 P.M. TO 3:00 P.M.)

Child Care Employees(Results are good for 18 Months) & DCYF Employees:

  1. Call for Fee and Paperwork Requirements.

Foster Parents

  1. No Fee
  2. Disqualifying Waiver Form
  3. Foster Parent Letter
  4. Disqualifying/No Disqualifying Information Form

Adoption

  1. $38.00 Fee (No Fee for a DCYF adoption)
  2. Disqualifying Waiver Form
  3. Disqualifying/No Disqualifying Information Form

Practice of Massage

  1. $38.00 Fee
  2. Disqualifying Waiver Form
  3. Disqualifying/No Disqualifying Information Form

Mental Health

  1. No Fee
  2. Disqualifying Waiver Form
  3. Disqualifying/No Disqualifying Information Form

School Employees

  1. Cranston Residents Only
  2. $38.00 Fee
  3. School Letter (Letter of Intent / Job Offer)
  4. Disqualifying Waiver Form
  5. Disqualifying/No Disqualifying Information Form
  6. Documentation is Required for Each School Department

Gun Permit

  1. Cranston Residents Only
  2. $38.00 Fee
  3. Permit Application
  4. New Permits Only

Securities License

  1. Must go to the State Attorney General.

Nursing License

  1. Most go to the State Attorney General.

Private Detective License

  1. No Fee
  2. Private Detective License Application Required
  3. Bureau of Criminal Identification Records Check

Cranston Housing

  1. No Fee
  2. Must Have a Card From Cranston Housing

Healthcare Workers & School Volunteers

The Cranston Police Department will conduct non-fingerprint background checks for city residents for the following reasons (Click below to download the form)

  1. School Volunteers