Background Checks

The City of Wilmington conducts BCI and FBI electronic fingerprint background checks by appointment between the hours of 7:30 am and 2:30 pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Please click the link below to schedule an appointment. Please call to schedule an appointment for rolled ink fingerprinting.


Background checks are conducted at 69 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio 45177 on the first floor, in the Police Department.


The charge for background checks is $30 for one and $60 for both BCI and FBI. Personal checks are not accepted. Please bring exact cash as we will not be able to provide change.

Required Documentation

Please be prepared when you arrive for your appointment. You will need to bring a valid ID and the following forms. If you are not able to complete the forms ahead of time, they will be provided to you upon arrival. 

Noncriminal Justice Applicant’s Privacy Rights

Request for Background Check – Fillable PDF

Waiver Information – Fillable PDF


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