Eligibility to View Results
Certain agencies are authorized by Georgia and federal law to obtain a national criminal history record check. Agencies with this authority must have a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) assigned Originating Agency Identifier (ORI).
Agencies authorized to obtain only a
To obtain an ORI or OAC number click on How to Get an ORI or OAC Number under the General Information tab.
If another agency reviews and makes the fitness determination for employment or licensing, your agency/business will not be able to view the results, only the determination agency will be able to view the results and rap sheets.
The fingerprint search results and associated rapsheet, if applicable, will be available for review on Cogent’s secured website within 24-48 hours after the applicant is fingerprinted and the transaction has been sent to GCIC. Results will be available on the secured website for 30 calendar days.
Viewing Results Information
Results are viewed by clicking on the View Results/Administration link under the Agency Use tab. The User Name and Password, which is provided in the Enrollment Confirmation Email, will be needed to access this area.
Results may be sorted in a number of ways and the user has the ability to print the responses.
Results will expire if not retrieved in 30 calendar days. If your results expire, you will need to follow the instructions for Expired Results which can be found under the Agency Use tab.