New Jersey Department of Education

Archive Applicant Request

  1.  Access the Office of Student Protection’s direct web address to begin the process.
  1. Click on “File Authorization and Make Electronic Payment for Criminal History Record Check.” 
  1. Select the second option: “Archive Application Request (Applicants Previously Fingerprinted for the Department of Education and Approved Subsequent to February 2003).”
  1. Please enter your Social Security number to ascertain if you are eligible for the process. Click “Continue.” 
  1. Select the appropriate Applicant Authorization and Certification form that is suitable to your job position and employer. 
  1. Complete the requested applicant information to include the county, district, school or contractor code names furnished to you by your employer) and proceed to the Legal Certification.  In order to continue with the ePayment process, read and accept the terms of the Applicant Authorization and Certification form by checking the box. Click “Next.” 
  1. Submit your credit card payment. Total payment is $30.37.  Click “Continue” and then click “Make Payment” at the bottom of the next page. 
  1. The Payment Confirmation page will state “Your ePayment transaction has been processed successfully.” You should print a copy of this receipt.
  1. In about two weeks, you will be able to view and print your “Applicant Approval Employment History” by accessing it on the Office of Student Protection website. Please give a copy to your employer.

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