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National Background Checks

North Kingstown Residents who have fingerprint cards supplied by thier employer that only require prints taken (no background check) will be accommodated during background check hours. Background checks are conducted for Town Residents only.

Background Check Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday 2:30 pm - 3:30pm
  • By Appointment only, for town residents only
  • Call 294-3316 ext 8211 to arrange for an appointment


State of Rhode Island Background Checks (BCI)

A BCI check is performed using the person’s name and date of birth and is only conducted within the State of Rhode Island. No appointment needed. Call 294-3316 ext 8211 with any questions.

BCI Applications can be picked up at the Police Station or downloaded here: BCI APPLICATION

Forms must be completed and include the following:

  • Notarized
  • $5.00 exact cash, check or money order made out to "Town of North Kingstown"
  • Copy of driver's license or government issued identification (Identification Card or Passport)

BCI check will be ready for pickup 48 hours after dropping off completed application (You must pick up form, they are not mailed). Incomplete applications will not be processed.