Request for a Name Check

The SBI 212B Form provides the following entities with the ability to request criminal history record information by submitting a subject’s name, date of birth, social security number, and other descriptive information:

  • Governmental entities of this State, the federal government or any other state for any official governmental purpose;
  • A person or non-governmental entity of any State for employment, volunteer work or other performance of services;
  • Private detectives, licensed by the Division of State Police, for the purposes of obtaining information pursuant to their statutorily authorized functions.

This form can be used for conducting name checks only for non-criminal justice purposes only.

Each submission except for those for volunteer work costs $20, payable by Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express credit or debit card. Submission for volunteer work costs $12.

Please Note – Private Detective Agencies need to setup an account and login to fill out the form. All others can select the purpose of the request and start the application from link below.

This form cannot be used for a personal background check.

For Private Detective Agencies

You can submit the 212B Form after logging into your account. If you do not have an account, please set up your account using the link below.

You will require license number, Expiry Date, and either a credit card or bank account if you wish to store payment information. One account can be created per license number but multiple users can be added to an account.


For Government and non-government Entities

Frequent users of this service who are not Private Detective Agencies can now create an account for the service. With one-time account creation and storing payment, the 212B application will involve just filling up the Subject's information.

It will allow you search on any application submitted from the account and print the Blue Form.