New York State "No Criminal Record Letter"


JANUARY 10, 2020

NYS criminal recordThe most comprehensive way to conduct a New York criminal record search is through the New York State Office of Court Administration ("OCA"). The OCA covers all 62 counties in New York State dating back to at least 1993 (the counties vary as to how far back they search) and includes all town and village records as of 2007. 

The best thing about the OCA "No Criminal Record Letter" is that no fingerprints are required. The search is based on the exact name and date of birth.

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How to get a New York statewide background check?

You can place your online order for NYS criminal record with an apostille or embassy seal at our page called "New York Statewide Criminal Record". In addition to the computer printout stating your name, date of birth, and the phrase "No record found", the OCA issues a letter signed by the OCA Court Analyst of the Criminal History Record Search Program. This letter is issued on the letterhead of the Unified Court System of New York State, and reads as follows:

[ Date ]
To Whom It May Concern,
The NYS Office of Court Administartion's Criminal History Record Search (CHRS) report identified by Job # [ request number ] confirms that there is no criminal record in our database matching the exact name and date of birth of [ name ] with a date of birth of [ date of birth ]
[ signature ]
[ name of Court Analyst ]
Court Analyst
Criminal History Record Search Program

The information provided through the New York State Office of Court Administration only involves state level matters. If the country of intended use requires a federal background check, you will need to get an FBI background check. This is a federal document which will require an apostille form Washington DC.


New York criminal record: price, processing time, order form

price 4Criminal record with a Hague apostille: $295 (FedEx within the U.S. is included).
Processing time: 3-4 bus. days.
FedEx International is $60 (most countries)
FedEx International to Eastern Europe and South America: $90

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Due to the public health concern regarding COVID-19, many New York State and New York City agencies and consulates have suspended all walk-in service.  Therefore, all apostille/ authentication requests are being processed via mail with delayed processing time. The processing time for New York apostilles is currently around three weeks. 

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