How can I find my criminal background for personal use?

You can print out a Record Review Live Scan Form, take it to the nearest live scan location and the results would be sent to your address. 

DOJ fee is $25, plus rolling fee at location. 

This can be used if you need to visit someone in prison. 

Examples of explanation: personal use, verify accuracy of record, update FBI record, prison visit, or to fill out an application. 

Form located online at:


For questions about this notice or access to your records, you may contact the Record Review Unit via telephone at (916) 227-3835; 

Or by mail at: Department of Justice Bureau of Criminal Information & Analysis Record Review Unit P.O. Box 903417 Sacramento, CA 94203-4170

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