Background Check Process

  • for contracted employees/vendors

    All contracted employees/vendors who will have continuing duties (more than one day) related to contracted services and the duties will be performed on an occupied and/or unoccupied District site, are subject to a national background check review before engaging in work for the District.

    Contracted employees/vendors are required to follow the District’s national background check vetting process as outlined below:

    1. Option 1 Texas-based contractors that provide care or care placement services will need to fingerprint their employees who have access to students. After a contracted employee/vendor has completed the fingerprint process the contractor must submit the Service Contractor Certification form to
    2. Option 2 Private contractors that do not meet the NCPA criteria to access criminal history must conduct their fingerprinting through EPISD using the Local Education Entity (LEE) Fast Pass Option using the IdentoGo form. After the fingerprinting is complete, the contracting entity must complete a National Fingerprint Background Review form and email it to Human Resources at Human Resources will review, approve, and notify the contracting entity.

    Once the background review is approved by Human Resources, contractors will be eligible to receive an EPISD badge. Contractors must take the signed Access Badge Form to Human Resources on the third floor at 1100 N. Stanton St. Office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Please note, each contractor must have a badge request form.

    All forms needed to complete a national background review may be found on the following links:

    1. District Background Check Process
    2. IdentoGO Form
    3. National Fingerprint Background Review
    4. Access Badge Form
    5. Service Contractor Certification (Option1 Contractor)

    District vendors must give written notice to the Procurement Department and Human Resources via email within three (3) business days when one or multiple of the following conditions occur:

    • A contracted employee’s contract has ended.
    • A contracted employee separated from the awarded vendor.
    • A contracted employee is no longer providing services to the District.

    The vendor must provide the contractor’s full name, DOB, and return all District property issued to the contracted employee, including El Paso ISD badges to Human Resources at 1100 N. Stanton, 3rd floor.

    If you have questions regarding the national background review, you can contact