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Background Check

Not a current member of Girl Scouts? Start here!

If you are a current member in need of a background check, read on!

GSOSW members who will be volunteering in the following capacities must complete a background check:

  • Any person who will have direct contact with girls.
  • Any volunteer with financial responsibility.
  • All service team members.

All persons 18 years or older who reside at a residence where meetings or events occur must be currently registered, background checked members.

How to Complete Your Background Check

STEP 1: Write down the required code before you begin: gsosw1912

STEP 2: Review the following information.

  • The background check takes at least one week to process.
  • You will not be able to view the results of your completed background check. This portal only lets you enter information. Read the background check Q&A for more information.
  • You need to complete a background check every three years. If you have questions regarding when to complete a background check, please contact

STEP 3: Have the password? Great! Let's begin your background check.

Have a question? We're here to help! Email for assistance.