Important: Due to the current State of Emergency we have made changes to our hours and all background checks will be by appointment only. To make an appointment call (937)378-4435*112 or *104.
State WebChecks only for specific career/volunteer categories and court ordered requirements; contact your employer, volunteer coordinator, or legal advisor for specific information.
National (FBI) WebChecks can only be completed for limited official purposes (ex: licensing, government operations, schools, etc.) but not for private matters such as employment in the private sector, apartment rentals, etc.
Current WebCheck hours are (excluding Holidays):
Monday 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday 12:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Saturdays hours are temporarily suspended.
All background checks will be done by appointment only.
WebChecks are NOT Performed on the following dates:
New Year’s Day – January 1, 2020
Martin Luther King Jr. Day – January 20, 2020
President’s Day – February 17, 2020
Memorial Day – May 25, 2020
Independence Day – Observed July 3, 2020
Labor Day – September 7, 2020
Columbus Day - October 12, 2020
Veterans’ Day – November 11, 2020
Thanksgiving Day – November 26, 2020
Christmas – December 25, 2020
All individuals needing a background check MUST bring a photo ID
(ex: Driver's License, State ID card or Passport)
Current WebCheck Fees:
(Exact change in cash, or Money Order payable to the "Brown County Sheriff's Office")
State of Ohio WebCheck (BCI&I)* - $30.00
National WebCheck (FBI) - $30.00
National and State WebCheck (FBI/BCI&I)* - $56.00
*NOTE: BCI&I sends the record check to the address provided by you, but is NO LONGER able to send a duplicate copy to your personal address free of charge. If you require a second copy, you must pay for a second WebCheck.