John Meixner, Regional Superintendent of Schools
Fulton | Hancock | McDonough | Schuyler

Fingerprint and Background Checks

Regional Office of Education #26 is a state of Illinois licensed digital Live Scan fingerprint/background check vendor. We are able to do background checks for any Illinois agency that requires a state and/or FBI background/fingerprint check.

 Download Fingerprint Informational Flyer

The list below is a few examples of the areas where we can assist you: 

  • Live Scan LogoConcealed Carry Permits
  • Chiropractic License
  • Massage Therapist
  • Child Care License
  • Health Care Worker (i.e., Registered Nurse)
  • Military Background Checks
  • Private Adoption Applicants
  • School Bus Drivers
  • School District Employee

Fingerprinting Hours

  • 8:30am - 11:00am and 1:30pm - 3:00 pm 
  • We do recommend that you call ahead and schedule an appointment at (309) 575-3226, especially if you are coming to the office from out of town.

Cost: $70

  • We accept cash, credit or debit. No personal checks.

Viewing and Challenging Your Criminal Record

If you receive a hit on you Criminal Background Check and wish to challenge that, or just view your record, please use this link from the Illinois State Police to learn how:

This site provides information using PDF, visit this link to download the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software.