Centralized Repository Vault (CRV)

Centralized Repository Vault (CRV)


  • is a key component of the Management Improvement Initiative Committee (Public Act 97-0558)
  • is a technology solution used to house the key documents of organizations that provide services on behalf of the five State human services agencies (Aging, DCFS, HFS, DHS, Public Health)
  • eases the administrative burden of service providers responding to numerous data, licensing and program monitoring requests necessary to remain in compliance with contractual/licensing provisions


  • Information that providers are required to upload to the CRV (where applicable) includes:
    • Amendments and Addenda to the Contract
    • Articles of Incorporation
    • Corporate By-Laws
    • List of Board Members
    • Central Contractor Registration (CCR #)
    • DUNS Number
    • Name and Address of Certified Agent
    • Registration as a Charitable Organization
    • Tax Exempt Letter
    • CFDA Number(s)
    • CRV

CRV Documents for uploading (Continued):

  • Most recent A-133 Audit
  • IRS Form 990 (or other tax documentation both Federal and State)
  • Management Letter (most recent audit)
  • Financial Statement Audit
  • Letter of Good Standing from Secretary of State
  • Organizational Charts and Employee Handbook
  • Employee Handbook
  • Illinois Department of Human rights/Verification
  • W-9 Tax Form
  • LTC Providers Monthly Assessment Report
  • Consolidated Financial Report (CFR)
  • Personnel/Administrative Information Form
  • Provider Demographics Information Form
  • CRV

CRV Participation Requirements:

  • Provider Contact must have an Illinois.gov ID from the State of Illinois CMS Identity Management System
  • Provider must have a DUNS Number
  • Provider must complete and submit the CRV Registration (pdf) form.
  • Provider MUST be granted approval by a CRV Administrator BEFORE attempting to login. Notification of approval will be sent via email.
  • Refer to the DHS Webpage entitled "Centralized Repository Vault (CRV)"

Registration Questions

  • For questions regarding the CRV registration process, please contact Steven Shaw at DHS.CRV.Support@illinois.gov or by telephone at (312) 793-0027
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