Welcome to DPS Name-Based Background Check!
Please review before submitting a criminal background check request.
- Background checks may take up to 30 calendar days to be fulfilled.
- If the criminal background check results are to be released to a third party you must be prepared to provide; name, address, city, state, zip and fax number (if fax is the preferred delivery method) of the individual authorized to receive the information.
- If fax is desired and the fax transmission fails, the agency will mail the background check to the address provided.
- Each request is $32.00. Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express (credit or debit cards) are accepted.
- If you have any questions regarding your background check please contact the Department of Public Safety at 601-933-2600.
WARNING: Misuse of this system to obtain criminal background information on someone other than yourself will subject you to criminal prosecution. Businesses or any third parties are prohibited from submitting background checks on behalf of employees, contractors, perspective employees or customers.
NOTE: Medical Cannabis Background Checks are NOT processed through this site. If you need more information regarding Medical Cannabis Background Checks please contact the Mississippi State Department of Health.
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