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Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) Process

All public school employees must have CHRC clearance to work in schools. CHRC must be renewed every five years. Coaches and substitute teachers must reapply for CHRC (incuding being re-fingerprinted) every five years.

Step 1: Create a Maine Education Information System Account (MEIS)

Step 2: Submit a new application for your CHRC on your MEIS account

Step 3: Register here to make your fingerprint appointment

Step 4: Check for CHRC clearance

Step 5: CHRC Clearance is issued