Defiance County Sheriff Star

Douglas J. Engel, Sheriff

BCI/FBI Webcheck Electronic Fingerprinting


Defiance County Courthouse
221 Clinton Street


Monday through Friday 8:30 - 12:00 and 1:00 - 4:00. No appointment necessary

Items Required

Results could take up to 2-3 weeks to be sent from BCI/FBI


If you are unsure about which check you need done please consult whomever is requesting the check.

Background Check

A local background check can be done, free of charge, at the Defiance County Sheriff's Office. Hours for local background checks are Monday through Friday 8:00 - 12:00 and 1:00 - 4:00. No appointment necessary.

This check is for activity that the requestor may have with our agency only. This does not show any other information for Ohio (BCI), Nationwide (FBI), or any court disposition.