Clearances for The Adoption Process
Most states require by law that criminal record and child abuse record clearances be conducted on all adoptive and foster parent applicants in order for the Adoption Process to move forward without any problems.
These include the following:
As of September 2008, it is required that every prospective adoptive parent and any adult family member/co-habitant obtain any FBI clearance, in addition to the Departments of Jusice (DOJ) / Child Abuse Clearance. To obtain FBI Clearances you have must a life scan done.