1. Home
  2. What's New
  3. Services
  4. Parent
  5. Provider
  6. County
  7. How Do I...?
  8. Search for Child Care

Foster Parent Background Checks

Information for obtaining background checks for foster parents

Prospective foster parents must have a background check completed by the Criminal Background Check Unit.

Here you can obtain information on how to foster.  You can also view laws such as NC General Statute 131D and the Adam Walsh Act. 

Materials needed for NC Foster/Adoption:


If you are submitting your prints on a FD-258 Fingerprint Card please use the SBI OCA Code for NC Adoption:  DSSFOSP01

‚ÄčYou can obtain fingerprints from an approved agency.

Background Check Unit Staff for NC Foster Care:

333 Six Forks Road
2201 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699




2201 Mail Service Center | Raleigh, NC 27699-2200
919-814-6300 | 1-800-859-0829 (In State Only)

Back To Top