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Request a Registry Check on Yourself

Under Vermont law, you may request a search of Vermont's Child Protection Registry on yourself if you believe you were substantiated for child abuse/neglect.


How do I request a search?

  1. Complete a Request for a Child Protection Registry Check: SELF.
  2. Have the form notarized by an official notary public.
  3. Mail your completed form and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the address on the form.
    Send by U.S. Postal Service.  DO NOT send by email, fax or courier/delivery service (e.g., Fedex or UPS).
  4. Don't forget to include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

What happens next?

If you're entitled to a search, we'll do our best to complete it within 25 business days. 

We'll notify you of our findings in writing. If your name is found on the registry, we'll tell you:


Where can I learn more?