Illinois Provider Connections/Early Intervention

Provider Connections is contracted by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Bureau of Early Intervention to credential and enroll Early Intervention Specialist (EIS) providers. EIS credentialing requirements include State of Illinois fingerprint-based background checks. More information about application requirements can be found in the Early Provider handbook.

For more information about our services, or to set up an account for applicant fingerprinting, please contact our Account Management Team at 773-685-5832.

Once an account is established, Accurate Biometrics will provide a customized fingerprinting form for the organization that the applicants will need to bring for fingerprinting.

Accurate Biometrics is a trusted live scan fingerprint provider with nearly 20 years of experience. We offer fast, convenient walk-in service at over 40 locations in Illinois. Let us help you navigate the background check process. If you have any questions, please email us at info@accuratebiometrics.com.

This background check provides only a state criminal history check. The fingerprint technician will return the endorsed Provider Connection form back to the applicant after fingerprinting.

To get fingerprinted for Provider Connections/Early Intervention, follow the simple steps below:

  1. Fill Out Form: Obtain the fingerprint-based background check Fingerprint Authorization Form for the Provider Connections/Early Intervention application you are submitting to Western Illinois University. Complete form with personal information.

  2. Find the closest Accurate Biometrics fingerprint location and its hours of operation by clicking here. No appointments necessary at any of our sites!

  3. What to Bring: Bring the completed form, a valid, government issued, picture ID (such as a driver's license, State ID or passport). A receipt will be provided after fingerprinting that includes the name, date and Transaction Control Number (TCN).

  4. The Provider Connections Authorization Form will be signed and returned to you.

  5. A receipt will be provided after fingerprinting that includes the name, date and Transaction Control Number (TCN). The TCN is used for tracking your transaction. Please retain this receipt that includes your TCN number in case there are any follow up questions regarding your fingerprint submission.

  6. Your results will be sent directly from the Illinois State Police to Western Illinois University, Provider Connections/Early Intervention Credentialing.

*Price: The cost of fingerprinting is $38.00. We do not accept cash or personal checks. All Major credit cards and money orders are accepted. Click here to view complete list of payment terms.*

Special user agreement pricing available. Please contact Account Manager Julie Mester at 773-685-5832 or jmester@accuratebiometrics.com to get details on saving money for your agency or organization.

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