Contractor Background Checks

Submit your background check for your construction project

Approved background checks must be renewed every two years if you are still working with the county. But don't worry, we will remind you before your approval expires.

Note: Your background check must be approved before you can go onsite and begin work.

  1. Online
  2. By Mail

Step 1. Gather your valid picture ID

You will upload an picture of the front of your unexpired identification.

Some acceptable examples:

  • State driver's license or identification card 
  • U.S. passport
  • U.S. military identification card
  • Foreign driver's license or identification card
  • Identification card issued by a federally recognized tribal government
  • Pilot's license issued by the U.S. federal aviation administration

Invalid forms of identification:

  • Driver’s license or identification card issued to not lawfully present individual

Step 2. Know your project name

You will select the name when submitting your form

Step 3. Know your Social Security Number

We use your complete Social Security Number (SSN) to identify you. We store this securely and delete the file as soon as your background check is complete.

Step 4. Complete and submit the background check form

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Facilities and Fleet Management Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Need to contact us?

Contact your Arapahoe County Project Manager or Facility Manager directly if you have questions or concerns.

How long before I get my results?

Background checks are completed within two-weeks of the submission date.

How do I get my results?

Arapahoe County will send your results to your company's Project Manager via email.

You will not receive your results directly from Arapahoe County.

What are the next steps to get my badge?

Your Arapahoe County Project Manager will kickoff the process to request your badge after you pass your background check.

If you need an unescorted badge you will be required to get fingerprints and complete Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) training prior to receiving your badge. This process can take up to two additional weeks after your background check is completed.

What do I do if my background check is denied?

We cannot provide any information about the reason for denial.