​​​350 Portsmouth Street - Jackson, Ohio 45640          Phone: (740) 286-6464          Emergency: 9-1-1

Background Checks

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office provides Background Checks. Please call the Sheriff's Office at (740) 286-6464 for more information.

Consumer Affairs Background Check Guide

BCI And FBI
Starting June 1, 2019

New Fee Schedule:

BCI: $37

FBI: $37

BCI and FBI: $60

New Conceal Carry Background/Permit Fee: $67

New Conceal Carry Background for those not living in the State of Ohio for five consecutive Years: $91

Renew Conceal Carry Background for those not living in the State of Ohio for five consecutive Years: $87

*Military/Veterans New or Renewal Conceal Carry Background for those not living in the State of Ohio for five consecutive Years: $37 (*While State funding remains for free BCI checks for active military and veterans with DD214.)

Monday  -   Friday      8:00 a.m.  to   4:00 p.m



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PRICES UNTIL MAY 31,2019


You may come into the office between those hours without an appointment.  Please bring valid photo identification.  BCI background checks are $35 and FBI background checks are $35. If you need both together the cost is $55.00.  If you are unsure which background check you need please contact your employer prior to arrival.

Payment accepted : Cash, Checks or Money Orders made out to

Jackson County Sheriff Office.

Inked Fingerprint Cards
Monday -  Friday’s from 8:00 to 4:00p.m. no appointment necessary BCI And FBI

There is no fee for the inked Fingerprint Card at our office but you will have to pay the BCI and FBI.



Local Background Checks

These Background checks are free and we can only report charges that have came from our office...