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Frequently Asked Questions:
"Live Scan" fingerprinting?
As a result of legislation in late 1997, DOJ has developed an automated background check process that requires digitized fingerprints ("Live Scan"). Beginning
are the benefits of Live Scan?
Live Scan will avoid many of the problems associated with ink prints, such as smudging, smearing, and over or under inking. A major benefit of Live Scan is in processing speed since nearly all of those without criminal records are done within 3 days. Rolled ink prints (traditionally submitted on a fingerprint card) can take 10 to 12 days to process and up to 60 days if there is a criminal record.
is a Request for Live Scan Service form and where do I get one?
The Request for Live Scan Service form is a government form in triplicate, identified at the top with REQUEST FOR LIVE SCAN SERVICE - Applicant Submission. It can also be identified with the code BCII 8016, which is located on the bottom left corner of the form. In order to be fingerprinted using Live Scan, you must obtain one of these forms first. If you do not have one and are wondering how you acquire one, contact the agency or person who is requesting you to be fingerprinted, as we do not supply the form.
● "Request for Live Scan Service" form.
● Please make sure you have completed it prior to your appointment.
● Payment for the Live Scan (We accept Account Billing, Cash, Checks, Cashier's Checks, Corporate Accounts, Company Checks, Money Orders, Paypal, Credit Cards, Master Cards, VISA, Discover, American Express for the payment).
● Your Valid Picture Identification.
The following are acceptable forms of Valid identification:
Valid, state issued identification or driver's license.
Driver's license issued by a Canadian government authority.
Non-expired ID card used by federal, state or local government agencies/entities with a photograph (i.e., passport, visa, etc.).
Military, military dependent's ID card or U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Card
Alien Registration/Immigration/Green card.
is the cost for Live Scan?
The cost for Live Scan includes a rolling fee (which varies per agency), plus applicable State and Federal charges. The rates are currently as follows; our Live Scan Fingerprint Rolling fee is $25, the DOJ (Department of Justice) charge is $32, and the FBI is $17. Keep in mind; these rates are subject to change. There are other additional charges which might apply depending on the type of application being processed. You will be advised of the cost at the time of making an appointment. The cost of Live Scan fingerprint processing will depend on the type of background check being requested.
do I have to be fingerprinted again if I've already been fingerprinted in the
(1) Per DOJ policy, sharing of criminal history is not permitted.
(2) For identification purposes.
(3) Each job/license/permit application can require a different level of service, i.e., some require DOJ, some require both DOJ and FBI, in addition to other checks.
long does it take to get the results back from DOJ and/or FBI?
In most cases, the results from DOJ come back within 72 hours. Please note, due to various reasons, results can be delayed. For any significant delay, DOJ will contact the requesting agency. The results from the Live Scan fingerprinting are either emailed or sent to the requesting agency listed on the Request for Live Scan Service form. Once the Live Scan process has been completed at our facility, please direct all inquiries to the agency handling your employment or licensing.
do I do the Fingerprint Status Check?
To check the status of your fingerprints, please allow 3 to 10 working days for the California Department of Justice to process them, then do the following;
a) Have your Birth Date and ATI Number ready. You can locate your ATI Tracking Number at the bottom of your Live Scan Request Form.
b) Call the California Department of Justice Fingerprint Status Automated Phone Number 916-227-4557. Follow the instructions on the voice recording.
Effective July 1, 2005 the DOJ will only accept Live Scan fingerprint images for background checks.
FD-258 fingerprint cards will no longer be accepted.
In case you need Card Fingerprint Service, we offer it too.
Applicant Live Scan Policy and Standards
California Department of Justice (DOJ)
Applicant Live Scan Policy and Request Forms
California Bureau of Security and Investigation Services (BSIS)
Want to Start the Live Scan Fingerprint Business? We can provide the consulting service for a fee. Please call Kumar Chaklashiya at (951)743-2500.