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03/31/2014 - Please be advised that, effective April 1, 2014, OCA will no longer report a criminal history for any individual whose only conviction was a single misdemeanor more than ten years prior to the date of the request.

02/27/2014 - This Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 between 12:45 AM (EST)- 1:55 AM (EST). JP Morgan Chase Pay Connexion application will undergo maintenance. Direct Access customers will not be able to complete searches during this period.

02/13/2014 - REMINDER :THE NYS OCA OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17,2014.(PRESIDENT'S DAY.) THANK YOU.

02/10/2014 - The NYS OCA office will be closed on WEDNESDAY, February 12, 2014. (Lincoln's Birthday). Thank you.

02/07/2014 - This Sunday,2/9, 1:30 am (EST) to 4:30 am (expected), 8:15 am (EST) (contingency), JP Morgan Chase Pay Connexion application will undergo maintenance. Direct Access customers will not be able to complete NYS searches during this period

01/15/2014 - The NYS OCA office will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2014 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Thank you

01/10/2014 - This Sunday, January 12, 2014 from 1:00 AM - 1:10 AM (ET), JP Morgan Chase Pay Connexion application will undergo maintenance. Direct Access customers will not be able to complete searches during this period.

12/24/2013 - The NYS OCA office will be closed on Christmas Day (Wednesday), December 25, 2013, and New Year's Day (Wednesday), January 01, 2014.

11/26/2013 - The NYS OCA office will be closed on Thursday, November 28,2013 (THANKSGIVING DAY)

11/12/2013 - The NYS OCA office was closed on Monday, November 11, 2013, for Veteran's day. Due to the scheduled closure, we are experiencing delays with processing CHRS requests.

11/07/2013 - The NYS OCA office will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2013 for Veteran's Day.

11/06/2013 - The OCA office was closed on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, due to Election Day. Due to the scheduled closure we are experiencing delays with processing CHRS requests.

10/17/2013 - The NYS Criminal History Record Search (CHRS) Report does not include data for Civil or Family Court cases. Cases originating in criminal court and subsequently transferred or removed to Family Court are also not included.

10/09/2013 - The NYS OCA office will be closed on Monday,October 14,2013 (Columbus Day). Thank you.

09/26/2013 - This Saturday & Sunday, September 28th – 29th,2013 between 11:45 PM CDT Saturday - 12:25 AM CDT Sunday. JP Morgan Chase Pay Connexion application will undergo maintenance. Direct Access customers will not be able to complete searches during this period.

09/04/2013 - This Sunday, September 8,2013 from 1:00 AM (ET)-5:00 AM (ET), JP Morgan Chase Pay Connexion application will undergo maintenance. Direct Access customers will not be able to complete searches during this period. (Contingency until 9:00 AM (ET))

08/29/2013 - The NYS OCA office will be closed on Monday, September 2,2013 (LABOR DAY). Thank you

07/01/2013 - This upcoming Thursday, July 4th,2013 (Independence Day). The NYS OCA office will be closed.As a reminder, customers can view and/or print past CHRS requests/results by choosing View Receipts located on the Welcome page.

05/16/2013 - This Sunday,5/19, 12:45 am (EST) to 1:45 am (EST), JP Morgan Chase Pay Connexion application will undergo maintenance. Direct Access customers will not be able to complete searches during this period

03/20/2013 - This Sunday, March 24,2013 from 12:45 AM until 1:28 AM EST,JP Morgan Chase Pay Connexion application will undergo maintenance. Direct Access customers will not be able to complete searches during this period

03/07/2013 - This Sunday, March 10, from 12:45 AM to 1:45 (EST), JP Morgan Chase Pay Connexion application will undergo maintenance. Direct Access customers will not be able to complete searches during this period.

02/15/2013 - REMINDER: THE NYS OCA OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2013 (PRESIDENT'S DAY.) THANK YOU.

02/14/2013 - This Sunday, February 17, from 12:45 AM to 1:23 (EST), JP Morgan Chase Pay Connexion application will undergo maintenance. Direct Access customers will not be able to complete searches during this period.

02/08/2013 - The NYS OCA office will be closed on Tuesday,February 12,2013 ((Lincoln's Birthday), the Office will also be closed on Monday, February 18, 2013 (Presidents' Day). Thank You.

01/16/2013 - This Sunday, January 20th there will be a brief, 30 minute outage across all payment channels due to system upgrades from 12:45am to 1:15am (EST). Direct Access customers will not be able to complete searches during this period. This Monday, January 21,2013 our office will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

11/14/2012 - Please do not resubmit CHRS requests if you have rec'd some and not others. Search outcome resulting in No Results Found are returned in Real Time while the entire batch is withheld if one or more in the batch has a record.

10/30/2012 - Due to effects of Hurricane Sandy the NYS OCA office is closed. Please be advised that results that include a criminal history will not be returned until OCA's offices are reopened. Please continue to check this message board for updates. Thank you.

10/11/2012 - This Sunday, October 14, 12:30 AM (EST) to Sunday, October 14, 06:30 AM (EST), JP Morgan Chase Pay Connexion application will undergo maintenance. Direct Access customers will not be able to complete searches during this period.

10/01/2012 - The NYS OCA office will be closed on Monday, OCTOBER 8,2012 (Columbus Day). Thank you.

09/21/2012 - Please note that the previously communicated planned maintenance for this weekend has been postponed to a later date. There will be no planned outage this weekend for the Pay Connexion application.

09/20/2012 - This Saturday & Sunday, September 22 - 23, between 11:30 PM EST Saturday - 06:30 AM EST Sunday, JP Morgan Chase Pay Connexion application will undergo maintenance. Direct Access customers will not be able to complete searches during this period.

09/13/2012 - This Saturday & Sunday, September 15th – 16th, between 11:45 PM CDT Saturday - 12:17 AM CDT Sunday, the payment system will be temporarily down for maintenance.

08/29/2012 - The NYS OCA office will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2012 (Labor Day). Thank you

07/26/2012 - This Saturday & Sunday, July 28th – 29th, between 11:45 PM EST Saturday - 12:15 AM EST Sunday, there will be a planned outage on the Chase Pay Connexion application for a new release. Direct Access customers will not be able to complete searches during this period.

06/20/2012 - On Sunday, June 24, between 9:00 PM EST – 12:00 Midnight EST, the JP Morgan Chase Pay Connexion application will undergo maintenance. Direct Access (paying) customers will not be able to complete searches during this period.

05/17/2012 - This Saturday & Sunday, May 19th – 20th, between 11:45 PM EST Saturday - 12:15 AM EST Sunday, there will be a planned outage on the Chase Pay Connexion application. Direct Access customers will not be able to complete searches during this period.

04/24/2012 - New Features - You can now check the status of your current CHRS requests. The Direct Access 'Welcome Page' displays the RECEIPT link which provides customers with CHRS receipts and results for the past six months and also the ability to check the status of current search requests.

03/23/2012 - The Direct Access Application will be down on Saturday, March 24, 2012, 10 PM until Sunday, March 25, 2012, 4 AM for maintenance.

02/24/2012 - This Sunday, February 26, between 12:00 AM EST Midnight - 2:30 AM EST Sunday, the JP Morgan Chase Pay Connexion application will take a planned outage to conduct scheduled architecture maintenance. Direct Access (paying) customers will not be able to complete searches during this period.

02/17/2012 - The NYS OCA office will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2012 (Presidents' Day). Thank you.

02/10/2012 - The NYS OCA office will be closed on Monday, February 13, 2012. (Lincoln's Birthday). Thank you.

01/11/2012 - The NYS OCA office will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2012 (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) Thank you.

12/20/2011 - The NYS OCA office will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2011 and Monday, January 2, 2012. Thank you.

11/17/2011 - This Saturday & Sunday, November 19-20th, between 6:00 PM EST Saturday - 10:30 AM EST Sunday, the JP Morgan Chase Pay Connexion application will take an extended planned outage to perform database maintenance.

11/01/2011 - The NYS OCA office will be closed on Tuesday, Election Day, November 8, 2011 and Friday, Veteran's Day, November 11, 2011. Thank you.

10/04/2011 - On-Line Payment Process - Please provide the following Company IDs as approved debtors to your bank in case your account has ACH blocks or filters: 9036128001 & 9956605001 & 1020401225

10/04/2011 - Generating Past CHRS Results - As a reminder, customers can view and/or print past CHRS requests/results (submitted after 9/12/2011) by choosing View Receipts located on the Welcome page.

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Criminal History Record Search - Direct Access