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OPEN RECORDS ANNOUNCEMENT:

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Open Records portal will be closed as of midnight, August 31, 2015. We have no estimate as to when it will be operational. If you have a request that has been paid for through the portal, it will be mailed to you via U.S. mail. If you have a request you haven't paid for, please submit payment to the Department of Workers' Claims, 657 Chamberlin Avenue, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Attn: Open Records. Once payment is received, your documents will be mailed to you. We apologize for the inconvenience.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email Ashley.Estep@ky.gov (or call at 502-782-4429) or Carol.Stevens@ky.gov (or call at 502-782-4557) for additional information or clarification.


The Department will process faxed and mailed requests in the *traditional fashion. Please note the updated price per page rates for all requests.
  • $0.15 per page/ computer copies plus $2.50 processing fee per request
  • $0.75 per page/ microfilm requests plus $5.00 processing fee per request
  • $5.00 per request for certification
*Postage will be charged for mailed and faxed requests. As well, we will accept the same forms of payment for traditionally filed requests, which are checks, money orders and cash.

The Open Records Section responds to requests for claim and first report information pursuant to KRS 61.872(2). Requests are received from a variety of outside parties including attorneys, insurance carriers, employers, the Social Security Administration and the general public.

Available to prospective employers through the Open Records Section, is a service of pre-employment screening. Effective November 1, 2012, the Department of Workers' Claims will require pre-payment for all pre-employment requests pursuant to KRS 61.874(1). Requests must be mailed with payment at the time of submission. Please include the person's name, full Social Security Number, your return mailing address and $2.00 per name requested. Requests will not be processed and will be returned if full payment is not included and/or the request is not legible.

Pursuant to KRS 150.170, the Open Records Section also verifies workers’ compensation awards for the Department of Fish and Wildlife for individuals applying for free hunting and fishing licenses.

Effective October 11, 2010 there will be a $35.00 fee on all returned checks.

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Department of Workers' Claims
657 Chamberlin Avenue
Frankfort KY  40601
Phone: (502) 564-5550

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Content Type: Article Page
Version: 27.0
Created at 1/26/2011 1:22 PM by System Account
Last modified at 12/2/2015 11:21 AM by System Account