Delaware Background Check
To obtain background information on a person in Delaware, you can start by using the free background search form above to obtain a list of records for the individual in question. Once you have performed your search you will be given access to all available records for that person including civil, criminal, and public records. Getting background information has never been easier when you use our database of over 1 billion records as part of your research.
Delaware Criminal Records
The Delaware State Bureau of Identification (SBI) oversees criminal records for the state of Delaware and does not currently have an online system that you can search through to obtain records.
For more information you can visit there site at: Delaware State Bureau of Identification (SBI)
In order to obtain the records you will need to go down to one of three locations:
Provides fingerprinting services at Troop 4, in Georgetown, on the corner of Shortly Road and Route 113, across from Motor Vehicle.
Hours of operation are:
- Every other Wednesday, from Noon to 6:30 p.m. by appointment only
Call (302) 739-2528 for information
Located at 655 Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901.
The building is located in the Blue Hen Mall and Corporate Center. It is Suite 1B. The Dover location will be the only location available for all services every weekday for anyone requesting same day immediate service.
Hours of operation are:
- Mondays, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
No appointments are necessary as we are a walk in facility.
Call 302-739-5871 for information and directions.
New Castle County
The office is located in Troop 2, on Rt 40, in Bear, just west of the Fox Run Shopping Center, between Rt. 72, and Rt. 896.
Procedure to request services / making an appointment
Please advise everyone that requires the services of SBI / North to utilize the following procedures:
- Call and schedule an appointment utilizing one of the Appointment Help Line contact numbers: 1-800-464-4357 or 302-739-2528
Arrive at SBI / North (Troop 2) and report in with the receptionist No Later Than the time set by the appointment desk.
The results of the completed Background/Criminal History check will not be returned the same day, but will be forwarded to the recipient as soon as operationally possible.
The hours of operation are:
- Mon, Wed, Thurs, and Fri, 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., closed for lunch from 12 to 12:30.
Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. to 6:15 p.m., closed for lunch from 4:00 to 4:30
Delaware Court Records
To search through court records you can access the State of Deleaware's Superior Court, Court of Common Pleas and Justice of the Peace Court via: Court Connect
You will be able to Search by person name, business name or case type, search for judgments against a person or business and display case information and activities.
Delaware Sex Offender Registry
To search through the Delaware sex offender registry: Click Here
Like other state registries the information can change frequently and it's best to check back periodically for updates.
Delaware Jail Records
Jail records are maintained by the Delaware Department of Corrections. State law only allows you to know if a person is currently in custody, where they are being housed at, and a mailing address.
You can contact the Delaware Department of Corrections by using the information below:
Delaware Department of Corrections
Central Administration Building
245 McKee Road
Dover, DE 19904