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If you are a Family or Group Family provider anywhere in the state, a School Age Provider anywhere in the state, or Center-Based Provider outside of NYC, you need to be fingerprinted by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS). Follow the steps below:
- Complete the Request for NYS Fingerprinting Services form (OCFS-4930).
- Schedule an appointment to be fingerprinted at Identogo by calling 877-472-6915 or online at https://uenroll.identogo.com/ and provide the service code: 15441V
If you work in a Child Care Center in New York City, you need to be fingerprinted by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)/ New York City Department of Investigation (DOI). Follow the steps below:
- Schedule an appointment to be fingerprinted at IDEMIA Identogo by calling 877-472-6915 or online at https://uenroll.identogo.com and provide the service code: 157XX3.
- After being fingerprinted, you must submit a receipt of fingerprint processing, which you will receive from the IdentoGO center, to the DOHMH with their A-Series Packet.
You can find more information about fingerprinting in NYC here.
The NYC Department of Education is currently updating their guidance. Please check back soon for updates