Background Checks For Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

Review an applicant today with a FINRA background check chanelled through FINRA

What Is A FINRA Background Check?

FINRA or "Financial Authority Regulatory Industry" is a corporation that acts as a self governing body for financial investors working in the United States.

A FINRA background check is a check done by the corporation to ensure the accuracy of an applicants U4 form. An investment banker, when applying to a position must fill out a U4 form which contains personal information. FINRA requires this information to be accurate and does this by requiring the applicant to undergo a background check specific to FINRA.

PrintScan offers ink fingerprinting on FINRA cards as well as electronic fingerprinting that gets submitted to FINRA digitally without any hassle.

2021 FINRA Update

FINRA has recently contracted with Sterling ID to be its designated fingerprint channeling provider for the submission of fingerprints to the Department of Justice (FBI) for broker-dealer firms and funding portals. Although FINRA is changing the way fingerprints are submitted to the FBI for FINRA background checks.

PrintScan is still a certified fingerprint vendor for FINRA

PrintScan offices are still fully operational and PrintScan is still accommodating mobile/on-site fingerprinting sessions for all FINRA clients. PrintScan Live Scan Electronic Fingerprint systems and solutions are still FINRA/FBI certified and acceptable for all our FINRA clients.

PrintScan already has an existing connection and partnership with Sterling ID which allows for us to direct FINRA fingerprint files through Sterling ID so your firms will continue to be in compliance.

FINRA fingerprinting card

FINRA Fingerprint Processing

PrintScan is an approved fingerprint channeler to handle all of your Electronic Fingerprint Submissions (EFS) to FINRA. PrintScan has worked closely with FINRA to become authorized to submit EFS under the guidelines established by the FBI and FINRA, and is only one of thirteen companies in the United States to do so.


FINRA Ink Cards

PrintScan offers fingerprinting on FINRA fingerprint cards. your order comes with two printed out cards.

FINRA Electronic Fingerprinting

PrintScan offers electronic fingerprinting for FINRA with our approved live scan systems for your convenience.

Making A FINRA Appointment

Find A Location

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Make An Appointment

Make an appointment and pre enroll using our step by step process.

Confirm Via Email

Receive an email from PrintScan confirming your appointment details.

Frequently Asked Questions

We know you have questions, we can answer them!

What does FINRA do with fingerprints?

FINRA takes fingerprints submitted by the firm and sends them to the FBI to be processed. FINRA is an authorized recipient by the FBI and uses their records to authenticate applicant forms.

How much does a FINRA background check cost?

A FINRA background check or FINRA fingerprint submission costs $35 for an electronic submission or $45 for two ink fingerprinted FINRA cards.

What payment do you accept?

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

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

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

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      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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