Adoption

If you do not require a notarized/certified letter visit the Vermont Criminal Conviction Record Internet Service (VCCRIS)

Probate Court Adoptions, Domestic Adoption or International Adoption

  • Call Probate Court for adoptions handled by your county probate court.
  • Call Social and Rehabilitation Services for adoptions handled by your county Department for Children and Family Services.

International Adoption

  • The Vermont Criminal Information Center (VCIC) will provide a copy of personal criminal record /conviction reports to properly identified individuals for any reason.

Obtaining Record Checks

Record checks may be obtained by:

  • Personal appearance at VCIC between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Requestors must bring at least government issued photo ID. There is no exception to the photo ID requirement.
  • There is a $30 per copy fee for a record check. Money order, bank check or cash is acceptable but exact change is required.

Identification Form Lists

Applicants must show valid identification in one of the following forms:

  • Valid driver’s license issued by a state or possession of the United States, provided it contains a photograph and other identification information such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color or address.
  • Valid Non-Driver ID license issued by a state or possession of the United States, provided it contains a photograph and other identification information such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color, or address.
  • Valid government ID card issued by a municipality, county, state, or possession of the United States including the federal government of the United States and the federal government of Canada, provided it contains a photograph and other identification information such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color, or address.

Written Requests

Written requests are allowable. Download Request for Personal Criminal Record Check - In order to request a criminal history record check, please fill out the form completely. Mail it to the address given below along with a self addressed, stamped envelope and a cashier’s check or money order made out to VCIC for $30. Personal/Business checks are not accepted.

Any requests received which are not filled out properly or are received without a self-addressed stamped envelope and the fee will not be processed.

Download the Request for Personal Criminal Record Check

Send this information to:

Criminal Records Section
Vermont Crime Information Center
45 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671-1300

Contact Information

Record Check Section
45 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671-1300
Tel: 802.241.5320

Office Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday