You may request a printed copy of your own criminal history record by writing or visiting the BCA office. You will receive both public and private data. Written requests must include: full name with correct spelling, date of birth and any other names used, including maiden and former married names. Enclose a personal check, money order, cashier's check, certified or business check, for $8.00 made payable to the BCA. Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Response time for mail requests is approximately two weeks.
The mailing address for the BCA is: Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Criminal Justice Information Systems - CHA, 1430 Maryland Avenue East, St. Paul, Minnesota 55106.
The BCA telephone number is: (651) 793-2400.
Lobby hours are 8:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The lobby is closed on holidays. Please come prepared with an acceptable form of identification, i.e., driver's license. Fingerprints may be required to verify your identity. There is no fee charged to view your record.