VECHS Process and Forms

VECHS Application Process

To apply for the VECHS Program to become a qualified entity and obtain criminal history record information, an organization will need to do the following:

  1. Email the VECHS Application to
  2. FDLE will review your application for eligibility. The review time for this process is ten business days.
  3. If approved, you will receive an information packet containing required documents to be completed in order to participate in the program.


If an organization becomes qualified, it must provide the required information for criminal history record requests and will need to submit $37.25 for each employee electronic submission, or $29.25 for each volunteer electronic submission. Once the fingerprints and payment for the request is received FDLE, with the assistance of the FBI, will provide the organization with the following:

  1. An indication that the person has no criminal history, i.e., no serious arrests in state or national databases, if there are none.
  2. The criminal history record (RAP sheet) that shows arrests/and or convictions for Florida and other states, if any.
  3. Notification of any warrants or domestic violence injunctions that the person may have.


Entity Application
VECHS User Agreement
VECHS CWCS Registration Form
VECHS Handbook Acknowledgement Form
VECHS Private School Waiver Agreement and Statement Form
VECHS Waiver Agreement and Statement Form
CJIS Biographic Verification Request Form
VECHS Dissemination Log
VECHS Account Update Form
VECHS Closure Form