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Child Abuse/Neglect Registry Checks


Welcome to the

Online Central Registry and Database System

for use in conducting checks of the

SC Child Abuse and Neglect Registry and Database.


This system may be used for background checks for employment as required by state statutes,

individual agencies or businesses practices.


The Online Central Registry and Database System allows users to:

  • Electronically complete and submit background check requests
  • Pay related fees online
  • Get results returned by email or directly to a user account.
  • Avoid delays in processing and response time
  • Avoid data entry errors occurring from processing paper request forms


For questions or assistance, email the Central Registry Unit at:

Child Welfare Services Transformation

Best Outcomes for Children and Families

Do you have a complaint regarding services being provided to a child by a state agency? Please submit your complaint by phone (1-800-206-1957) or an electronic submission form here with the South Carolina Department of Children's Advocacy.