- Who Needs to Submit to a Criminal History Records Check?
- How Often Do I Need to Submit to a Criminal History Records Check?
- How to Submit to a Criminal History Records Check
- Where Do I Get My Fingerprints Taken?
- What Information Will be Provided to OCP?
- What Results from the Criminal History Records Check Make an Individual Ineligible for an Individual Identification Card?
All individuals working in or for a licensed cannabis establishment who possess, cultivate, manufacture, package, test, dispense, transfer, serve, handle, transport or deliver cannabis or cannabis products are required to have an Individual Identification Card.
All individuals working in or for a licensed cannabis establishment who have the authority to access or input data into the inventory tracking system or a cannabis establishment point of sale system are required to have an Individual Identification Card.
All principals (including but not limited to officers, directors, managers, or general partners) of a licensed cannabis establishment are required to have an Individual Identification Card.
All individuals must submit to a criminal history records check each year at renewal. The results from a criminal history records check are only deemed valid for 90 days, so if your criminal history record check was done more than 90 days prior to the issuance of your individual identification card, you may be required to re-submit to a criminal history records check.
All individuals must register to have their fingerprints taken through IdentoGo (https://me.ibtfingerprint.com/). Under “Application Details,” the individual should select “Maine Office of Marijuana Policy.” On the next screen, there are two “fingerprint reasons” relevant to Adult Use of Cannabis: (1) Individual identification card applicant and (2) Principals involved in a cannabis establishment. If the individual is a principal applying for an IIC, he/she should select “principal.” Individuals will be required to select a location and schedule a date and time for fingerprinting. Individuals will need to provide their names, any aliases, mailing addresses, and a method of contact. Individuals will also need to provide demographic information, including: date of birth, gender, height, weight, race, hair color, eye color, place of birth, citizen country. When attending the fingerprinting appointment, the individual will be required to present a valid form of government-issued photographic identification. Examples of accepted forms of identification include a driver’s license or a passport.
All individuals will have to pay the required fingerprinting and processing fee. The current rate is $52.00.
Auburn, Augusta, Belfast, Brewer, Farmington, Machias, South Portland, Presque Isle, Springvale, and Winslow.
When an individual completes the registration process, the individual will acknowledge that IdentoGO, the vendor for the Maine State Bureau of Identification’s applicant processes, will take and electronically submit fingerprints to the State and Federal fingerprint databases. This process will provide OCP a Federal Fingerprint Identity History Check, as well as a State of Maine Public Identity History Check.
What Results from the Criminal History Records Check Make an Individual Ineligible for an Individual Identification Card?
OCP will not issue an Individual Identification Card to any individual with a disqualifying drug offense, as defined by Title 28-B.