Background Checks

In order to obtain your initial educator's license, you must complete a background check processed by ESPB.  Please print the Fingerprinting Instructions, complete, and return to our office at:

Education Standards and Practices Board
2718 Gateway Ave Suite 204
Bismarck ND 58503

* Please be aware that once your information is received at ESPB, your information is sent to the FBI/BCI. The processing time for results to return to us averages 3 weeks.