Wash. Admin. Code § 110-06-0044 - Background check fees

Current through Register Vol. 21-18, September 15, 2021

This section applies to all subject individuals other than in-home/relative providers.

(1) Subject individuals associated with early learning services must pay for the cost of the background check process. The fees include:
(a) Fingerprint process fees as defined by the Washington state patrol, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the DCYF fingerprint contractor; and
(b) The DCYF administrative fee of:
(i) Twelve dollars for an electronic submission ; or
(ii) Twenty-four dollars for a paper submission.
(2) DCYF administrative fee payments may be:
(a) By debit or credit card;
(b) In the form of a personal check, cashier's check, or money order, which shall be sent by mail; or
(c) By electronic funds transfer . As used in this section, "electronic funds transfer" means any transfer of funds, other than a transaction originated by check, draft, or similar paper instrument, which is initiated through an electronic terminal, telephonic instrument, or computer or magnetic tape so as to order, instruct, or authorize a financial institution to debit or credit an account.
(3) The department will not issue a background check clearance authorization to a subject individual:
(a) Who fails to pay the required fees in subsection (1) of this section; or
(b) Whose payment is reported as having nonsufficient funds (NSF) or is otherwise dishonored by nonacceptance or nonpayment.

An additional processing fee of twenty-five dollars will be charged by the department for any check, money order, or electronic funds transfer that is reported as not having sufficient funds.


Wash. Admin. Code § 110-06-0044
WSR 18-14-078, recodified as § 110-06-0044, filed 6/29/18, effective 7/1/18 Amended by WSR 19-01-111, Filed 12/18/2018, effective 1/18/2019

Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.200, 43.215.205, 43.215.215 through 43.215.218, 43.43.830, 43.43.832, chapter 43.215 and 43.43 RCW, and 2011 c 295. WSR 12-12-040, § 170-06-0044, filed 5/30/12, effective 7/1/12.

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