Check the EDL Using the Web Site

First-time Users Instructions

Note: USER IDs and PINs must not be shared among staff. Each individual must have his or her own unique USER ID and PIN

Connect to Internet and EDL Web site

  1. Launch your Internet Browser, i.e., Internet Explorer, Netscape, AOL, or Juno.
  2. Enter the following web site address into the address field on the tool bar: http://www.dhss.mo.gov/safety/edl/
  3. Add this page to your Favorites or Bookmarks for easier access in the future. This will create a new shortcut so you won’t have to type in the above address every time you need to perform an EDL check.

Establish Password for the EDL Web site

  1. Click on Check EDL.
  2. Click on OK if the Security Alert Dialogue Box appears.
  3. The Enter Network Password Dialogue Box appears.
    1. Enter your USERID into the User Name field and Tab to the next field. Your USERID starts with the first 4 letters of your last name and is provided to you by DOA.
    2. Enter your PIN which is the # sign and the last 4 numbers of your SSN and three # signs, i.e., #1234### into the Password field.
    3. Do not click on the Save Password Box in the dialogue box, as this will cause problems when the Password expires in 30 days.
    4. Click on OK or press the Enter button.
  4. The Password Expired Change Form appears.
    1. Enter your USERID into the User Identification field.
    2. Enter your PIN/Password (# sign and the last 4 of your SSN and three # signs, i.e., #1234###) into the Old Password field.
    3. Enter your New PIN/Password which is the # sign and any 7 numbers, for example #1234567 into the New Password field.
    4. Re-Enter the same New PIN/Password (# sign and any 7 numbers, i.e., #1234567) into the Verify New Password field.
    5. Click on the Change Password button.
  5. The Password Successfully Changed page appears.
    1. Click on Retry Original Request. This link will take you back to the EDL Homepage.

Do EDL Check

  1. Click on Check EDL.
  2. Click on OK if the Security Alert Dialogue Box appears.
  3. The Enter Network Password Dialogue Box appears.
    1. Enter your USERID into the User Name field and Tab to the next field.
    2. Enter your PIN (i.e., #1234567) into the Password field.
    3. Click on OK or press the Enter button.
  4. The Applicant’s Social Security Number verification page appears.
    1. Enter the Applicant’s SSN.
    2. Click on Enter
  5. The Applicant’s Social Security Number verification page re-appears with the Confirmation Number.
    1. Print the page or write down the Confirmation Number if you are unable to print the page.
    2. Click on Clear and enter another applicant’s SSN to verify additional applicants.

If you experience any difficulty using the EDL web site, contact us.

Check EDL by Interactive Voice Response System.