Conducting Criminal Record Checks in North Dakota
Employers in North Dakota are permitted or required to conduct criminal record checks in accordance with these rules.
The Department of Human Services must obtain a criminal history before licensing or approving a facility providing foster care for children or adults.
Child care applicants, operators, directors, and supervisors may not be, and may not employ or allow, any staff or persons designated to work with children to have contact with any child cared for at a child care center if the person has been found guilty of, pled guilty to, or pled no contest to certain criminal offenses, including offenses involving children.
The Director of the Department of Transportation must provide, upon request and payment of a specified fee, full information regarding the driving record of a person who has been issued a commercial driver's license to an employer or a prospective employer if the person has given written consent to the prospective employer for this information.
North Dakota law requires background checks for applicants for licensing as teachers. Fingerprints are required for state and FBI testing.