In an effort to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, effective Thursday, March 19, 2020, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office Records Department will be fulfilling Criminal History Record Checks via U.S. Postal Mail. Click on the links below to download the fill-in forms.
To submit a request for a criminal history record check via U.S. mail, complete the Local Record Check form, print and sign the form, and mail it to the address below along with a notarized copy of your picture identification and original signature. You must also include a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Yuma County Sheriff’s Office
As always, you may call or email the Records department with any questions.
Tel: (928) 329-2254
Thank you for your patience and understanding, and may you all remain well.
If you are submitting your request via U.S. mail, you must include a notarized copy of your picture identification and original signature along with the Local Record Check form.
NOTE: Forms received without the required proof of identification will be returned to the applicant without processing.
Click link for detailed information regarding the proof of identification requirements: YCSO Proof of Identification Requirements
Mail completed Local Record Check form and proof of identification to: Yuma County Sheriff’s Office, ATTN: Records Department, 141 S. 3rd Avenue, Yuma, AZ 85364 (You must include a self-addressed stamped envelope).
Letter of No Record/Incarceration
If you require a certified “Letter of No Record” or “Letter of Incarceration”, please indicate this by checking the appropriate box on the form.
Please allow 3 business days for the request to be processed.
Picture identification will be required at the time of request and pick up.Important to know...
State of Arizona Criminal History Record Check
For information regarding criminal history records in the state of Arizona, contact the Arizona Department of Public Safety's Criminal History Records Section at (602) 223-2222 or visit their web site: http://www.azdps.gov/Services/Records/Criminal_History_Records/
National Criminal History Record Check
For information regarding criminal history records on a national level, contact the Federal Bureau of Investigations at:
FBI CJIS Division – Summary Request
1000 Custer Hollow Road
Clarksburg, WV 26306
Telephone: (304) 625-3878
You can also visit their web site: https://www.fbi.gov/services/cjis/identity-history-summary-checks
Click on the links below to download the fill-in forms.
For more information, contact our Records Department.
YCSO Records Department
160 S. 3rd Avenue, Suite B
Yuma, AZ 85364
Tel: (928) 329-2254
Fax: (928) 539-7891
Directions to YCSO Records Department
8:00 AM-5:00 PM (excluding holidays)