Residency Verification


  • New Students, Including Next Year Kindergarten Students

    All new students grades K-12 are required to provide the following information for residency verification to the Department of Public Safety (DPS).

    Pre-kindergarten students enrolling for 2019-2020 school year should contact their home school to begin the enrollment process.

    Two of the following printed statements or contracts:

    • Current electricity bill (within the last 30 days)
    • Current gas bill (within the last 30 days)
    • Lease agreement (signed by the landlord)
    • Mortgage contract (signed by the mortgage company)
    • Mortgage statement (within the last 30 days)
    • Construction contract if building a home-including expected completion

    No final disconnect notices for utility bills are acceptable.

    Please Print Your Statement

    You must provide paper copies for required documents to verify residency. E-mail and electronic device verification are not accepted and the department cannot print the documents for you. The department cannot look at your documents on your electronic devices.  

    Additional Paperwork

    • Student(s) State Issued Birth Certificate
    • Parent/guardian driver’s license
    • Divorce decree (showing custodial parent, if applicable)
    • Court Ordered Guardianship paperwork if applicable – Power of Attorney is not acceptable in the state of Missouri
    • State Placement paperwork, if applicable

    Current Students

    Please bring one of the following forms when completing e-registration to verify residency to your designated building location:

    • Current electricity bill (within the last 30 days)
    • Current gas bill (within the last 30 days)
    • Lease agreement (signed by the landlord)
    • Mortgage Statement (within the last 30 days)

     *No final disconnect/shut off notices for utility bills are acceptable.


    Department of Public Safety

    The Department of Public Safety is located at:

    1501 NW Jefferson Street
    Blue Springs, MO 64015

    (PH) 816-874-3330