VECHS Program - Frequently Asked Questions

How to obtain and interpret the Criminal History Record Checks



Private schools participating in Florida DOE Scholarship Programs


Under provisions of Section 1002.421 of the Florida Statutes, The Florida Department of Education (DOE) Office of Independent Education and Parental Choice or your attorney will be able to confirm who is required to be fingerprinted in order to have state and national criminal history record checks. They will also be able to confirm when these must be submitted.


Florida Department of Law Enforcement Priorities

FDLE is composed of five areas: Executive Direction and Business Support, Criminal Investigations and Forensic Science, Criminal Justice Information, Criminal Justice Professionalism and Florida Capitol Police. FDLE’s duties, responsibilities and procedures are mandated through Chapter 943, FS, and Chapter 11, FAC. To learn more about these areas, read our Statement of Agency Organization and Operation or visit our Open Government page.