The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) now allows individuals to obtain “Identity History Summary Checks”. Also known as a “FBI Report”, Identity History Summary Checks are basically reviews or proofs that criminal records may or may not exist for individuals. The US Department of Justice Order 556-73, also known as Departmental Order, has established guidelines and procedures for this.
The Identity History Summary Checks are done by individuals seeking their “personal record review” typically for:
- Challenge Information on Record
- Child Adoption
- Work Visa/Student Visa
- Foreign Residency/Travel
- Attorney Request