Get information, free resources and supporting documents to assist your work with the National Digital Check Form.

By the Numbers

How many car seats have been checked using the NDCF? How many accounts have been created? Find out:

Certification Courses

Use of the NDCF in the National CPST Certification Training is optional but permissible. If the NDCF is selected as the car seat check form to be used in the training, students will use the paper version of the NDCF. A NDCF user account cannot be created until the student has successfully completed the National CPST Certification Training. Get more info:

NDCF Resources & Supporting Documents

Seat Check Scenario Guidance

The following chart provides guidance on car seat check scenarios:

Data Collection

Program managers can utilize car seat check data collected to monitor trends, track seat distribution, and accurately report seat check activity. Data collected can be used to support local level education and safety messaging. Get more info:

NDCF Resources & Supporting Documents

Paper Check Form

Download and print these PDF documents to support your child passenger safety outreach:

NDCF Resources & Supporting Documents

Use Methods: Quick Guide

The NDCF can be used as follows:

  • Web-based platform on a computer, tablet or smartphone
  • Mobile app on a tablet or smartphone
  • Paper version

Get more info: Quick Reference Guide for Use Methods

NDCF Resources & Supporting Documents

Virtual Car Seat Checks

Here are suggestions to help ensure a successful virtual car seat check: