FBI Fingerprinting Near Me

Fingerprinting services for FBI background checks and more.

What Is An FBI Fingerprint Check?

FBI Fingerprints are used by the FBI to positively identify people and cross reference their unique fingerprints to their criminal history. Most agencies and states require specific employees or personnel to submit their fingerprints to the FBI for an FBI background check. FBI Fingerprints are nothing more than one step of a greater process which ultimately is obtaining your full FBI background check report.

FBI Fingerprinting

Reasons For An FBI Fingerprint Check

  • Background check for international adoption
  • Background check for student visa's
  • Background check for court related matters
  • Background check for personal review
  • Background check for foreign travel
  • Background check for attorney requests

Fingerprinting For An FBI Background Check

Fingerprinting for an FBI background check is a common practice. The FBI background check process consists of these steps below.

Find A Location

Find a Printscan location near you and set up an appointment for an FBI background check

Confirm Appointment

Confirm your FBI background check appointment via email

Receive Results

Wait for Printscan to deliver your FBI background check results

Why The FBI Requests Your Fingerprints

Under federal law, you can use your Identity History Summary to review, correct, or update your own personal record. Identity History Summaries are not to be used for employment or licensing. Questions on employment or licensing background checks should be directed to the State Identification Bureau for the state requiring the background check.

FBI Fingerprinting Card

Applicant Fingerprint Form (FD-258). This FBI fingerprinting card is used for fingerprint submissions to the FBI for the reasons stated above. You can obtain your card through the FBI or when you make an appointment at a PrintScan location.

Fingerprint card

How Much Does FBI Fingerprinting Cost?

The FBI fingerprinting cost that PrintScan offers is different than any other competitor. Instead of making you get fingerprinted at a different location, we handle all the steps within one of our locations. This way, instead of waiting months for your FBI background check you receive results as fast as 24 hours!

Email Only

FBI Background Check

  • Fingerprint capture
  • Results within 24-48 business hours

Email & Hard Copy

FBI Background Check

  • Fingerprint capture
  • Results within 5-7 business days
  • Hard copy via USPS mail

Priority Mail

FBI Background Check

  • Fingerprint capture
  • Results within 3-5 business days


FBI Background Check

  • Fingerprint capture
  • Results within 1-3 business days

FBI Fingerprinting Services Near Me

Searching for FBI fingerprinting services near me? PrintScan offers locations across the United States to get fingerprinted, send them to the FBI and receive your FBI background check report.

FBI Fingerprinting Locations

      Frequently Asked Questions

      We know you have questions, we can answer them!

      Q. How long does an FBI fingerprinting session take?

      PrintScan's fingerprinting sessions for FBI background checks average at 20 minutes.

      Q. How far back does an FBI background check go?

      An FBI background check goes back for the entire applicants lifetime.

      Q. How do I know if I need my FBI background check apostilled?

      If the country you wish to visit is part of the Hauge convention then you will need to apostille your FBI background check.

      Q. What payment do you accept?

      We accept any major credit card. (Visa/Mastercard/Discovery/American Express)

      Need To Get Fingerprinted?

      Make an appointment with us and get started.

      About Us

      PrintScan is a fingerprinting and background screening company offering fingerprinting services worldwide. While serving the general public, PrintScan also specializes in the design and implementation of live scan equipment and software. Corporate solutions, software, and a network of over 700 locations are at our customers fingertips.

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