Get a Background Check from the Orlando Police Department

Do you need a background check?

Do you need a background check for a job, housing, immigration, or adoption? Get one from the Orlando Police Department.

 

In-person

Overview

Gather your materials

You will need the following information to request a background check: 

  • Name
  • Birth date
  • Social security number
  • Photo ID is not required, but it will make the process easier
  • Whether the request is for a job, apartment, immigration or adoption
  • If the request is for adoption, only one parent needs to come. Please bring both parents' information and IDs.

Come to Orlando Police Headquarters 

The Records Unit is open from 8 a.m. through 4:45 p.m., Monday through Thursday at:

Orlando Police Headquarters
Records Unit
1250 West South Street
Orlando, Fl 32805
 

Make a payment

Each background check is $10. We accept credit cards, debit cards, and money orders.

Receive your background check 

You will receive your background check immediately as a printed document. 

By mail

Overview

Gather your materials

You will need the following to request a background check: 

  • Name
  • Birth date
  • Social security number
  • Whether the request is for a job, apartment, immigration or adoption
  • A business check, cashier's check, or money order for $10. We do not accept cash or personal checks.
  • A self-addressed stamped envelope

Submit your request 

Mail the information for your request and your self-addressed stamped envelope to: 

Orlando Police Headquarters
Attn: Records Unit
1250 West South Street
Orlando, Fl 32805
 

Receive your background check 

We will send your background check by mail within three business days of receiving it.