NFA Procedure to Obtain a Criminal History Record

Initial and renewal applicants need to follow Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Records Service process.

Individuals interested in obtaining an NFA license may request HHSC to review their personal criminal history information prior to applying for an NFA license by completing Form 5536-NFA and following the Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Records Service process.

To ensure that your criminal history results are sent to the NFA program you will need a secure service code to complete the fingerprint process, For the service code, email NFA_Licensing_Program@hhs.texas.gov.

You are required to designate HHSC as the recipient of your criminal history record. When asked for the designated recipient’s name and address use the following information:

HHSC-Nursing Facility Administrator Program
PO Box 149030, Mail Code E-420
Austin, TX 78714-9030