Child Care Providers Background Checks ← Knowledge Base Who is required to have background check? What kinds of background checks are conducted? Will there be a charge for fingerprint checks? Who pays for the fingerprint background check? How do I pay for my fingerprint check? When do I need to complete the fingerprint background check and how often is a new check required? If I work at multiple facilities, will duplicate fingerprint background checks be required? I’m starting a job at a child care facility, but I’ve had a background check completed before. Do I need to do it again? If I’ve had fingerprints taken for a background check for another reason, can those results meet the child care requirement? Who is IDEMIA? What is MACHS? How do I register for fingerprinting for MACHS? What do I need to get my fingerprints taken? Where will I go to get my fingerprints taken? How long will it take to get fingerprint background check results? Is there a way to shorten the time it takes to get fingerprint background results? What happens if my fingerprints are rejected? Will I be charged another fee if my fingerprints are rejected and I need to have them taken again? How will I know I cleared the comprehensive fingerprint background check?