Health Occupations Credentialing
503 S Kansas Ave.
Topeka, KS  66603-3404

Monday to Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

HOC staff have moved to a hybrid schedule. To ensure the appropriate HOC staff is available, please make an appointment via email [email protected].

Criminal Record Check Program


Information and Forms

HOC Criminal Record Check Program

KanCheck Implementation News

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When Senate Substitute for Senate Substitute for House Bill 2386 (originally HB 2427) passed in the 2018 session it amended the criminal record check statutes for Adult Care Homes (K.S.A. 39-970), Home Health Agencies (K.S.A. 65-5117) and HCBS (K.S.A. 39-2009). 

Many of the amendments became effective July 1, 2018 and have been implemented.  However, the national fingerprint-based criminal record check was not implemented at that time.  Implementation will begin in 2020 and go through 2021. The online portal built for that purpose is called KanCheck.

UPDATE 2022:

Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) was working with a group of volunteer facilities to conduct a Mini Pilot of KanCheck in early January 2020 and ended in March 2020. Due to COVID-19 and other unforeseen circumstances, the mini pilot of KanCheck came to an end and a decision has been made at this time to not resume. In the meantime, name-based checks are still required to be requested through the current portal.


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KanCheck Provider InstructionsPDF1023.23 KB14 Apr, 2021 Download
Waiver Agreement and FBI Privacy Act Statement (Required)PDF1.64 MB14 Apr, 2021 Download
Demographic Info for CRC RequestPDF58.94 KB14 Apr, 2021 Download

Criminal Record Check Statutes

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39-970 - Operation of ACH Precluded When Access of Secretary of HealthPDF124.35 KB14 Apr, 2021 Download
39-2009 - Persons Employed By Provider Disqualification for Criminal HistoryPDF108.91 KB14 Apr, 2021 Download
65-5117 - Operation of HHA Precluded When Access of Secretary of HealthPDF121.78 KB14 Apr, 2021 Download