State of Nevada

 

Commission on Postsecondary Education

8778 South Maryland Parkway Suite 115
Las Vegas, Nevada  89123
Phone: (702) 486-7330    Fax:  (702) 486-7340
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Background Investigation Requirements

Effective immediately, the process for submitting fingerprints to the Commission will be as follows. Any fingerprint applications that fails to follow the process below will be rejected and considered not to be in compliance with NRS 394.465, subjecting the school to fines.

 

Process If Taken By Law Enforcement (Manually)

Step 1

Obtain and complete CPE Form 40c. The form must be signed by both the applicant and a school official.

Step 2

Mail or bring the completed CPE Form 40c to the Commission on Postsecondary for initial processing. CPE Staff must sign the form prior to Step 3.

Step 3

Have fingerprints taken by law enforcement. The completed fingerprint card MUST be placed into an envelope, sealed, and initialed by the agency taking the prints.

Step 4

Return the sealed envelope and a money order or company check for $36.25 (made payable to the Department of Public Safety), to:

CPE/BACKGROUND

8778 S Maryland Pkwy Ste 115

Las Vegas, NV, 89123

 

Process If Taken By and Submitted Electronically

Step 1

Obtain and complete CPE Form 40c. The form must be signed by both the applicant and a school official.

Step 2

Mail or bring the completed CPE Form 40c to the Commission on Postsecondary for initial processing. CPE Staff must sign the form prior to Step 3.

Step 3

Prints must be taken by a Department of Public Safety approved vendor.

 Click here for a list of approved vendors.

Step 4

Ensure vendor completes SECTION 4 of CPE Form 40c.

Step 5

Return the completed form to CPE.

 


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