BCCU is asking for additional information in order to complete my background check, what information do I need to provide?

BCCU may ask you for more information before completing your background check. If we cannot accurately determine a result (no record, record, or disqualify) from the criminal history information that is provided to us, the background check will stay in incomplete status until more information is provided.

This information is frequently used to clarify or to provide context to the crime. Although each additional information request is different, some of the common requests are:

  • For Theft, Larceny, Shoplifting, & Embezzlement charges: What property/services/items were stolen? What was the dollar value of the goods stolen?
  • For Assault, Domestic Violence, & Battery charges: Who was the victim(s)? What injuries did the victim sustain? What weapon(s), if any, were used?
  • For Burglary, Residential Burglary, & Robbery charges: What type of structure was burglarized? Were any weapons used? Did any assaults occur during the crime or while leaving the crime?
  • For Drug related charges: Explanation of circumstances including actions that led to the arrest, the nature of the substance, the purpose of the possession (personal use, sales, delivery, cultivation, manufacture).

If you have not received your Additional Information Needed packet, please fill out the Applicant Request for a Copy of Background Check Information Form. If you have any questions about the information BCCU is requesting, please call BCCU Processing Staff at (360) 902-7538 or email BCCUTechnicalInquiry@dshs.wa.gov

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