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Digital Citizens Apps & Licensing

OCIO Developed Applications of Interest  

Background Check Requests (Single Contact Repository - SING): 

The Single Contact Repository (SING) provides authorized organizations online access to Iowa Criminal History and Sex Offender Registry information held by the Department of Public Safety/Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Central Abuse Registry for Child Abuse (CA) and Dependent Adult Abuse (DAA), as well as Professional License information. 


SING expedites the process of checking backgrounds of employees and volunteers as required by regulations and policies.  Authorized SING Users (User) will enter the required search criteria and select which databases are being requested. The fee per request is either deducted from an already established pre-paid Billing Account or the User will provide a credit card number as payment for each SING request.

To request access to do background checks with SING, please complete the form below and submit it to SINGaccounts@IowaDPS.us:

Sing Request Form PDF

If you have questions regarding the SING application process, please contact SINGaccounts@IowaDPS.us

Iowa Fees

What does Iowa state government charge for a barber license or a mineral mine license?   In November of 2014 the State launched the Iowa Fees website to answer these questions by providing a website where citizens can see the fees charged by Iowa state government.  This site appears to be the first website of it’s kind in the nation that allows you to analyze government fees from a single location. 

Search Iowa Fees


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Printed from the Office of the Chief Information Officer website on August 11, 2022 at 2:39pm.