California Live Scan Fingerprinting Services Locations Near Me

Do you need a Live Scan fingerprinting service in California? Look no further, Certifix offers a statewide network of 500+ fingerprint sites to choose from in California. Our locations are available both by walk-in and appointment and are located in most major cities.

All California Live Scan submissions are transmitted to the California Department of Justice (DOJ), which accepts applications from thousands of different application types. In order to request a Live Scan in California, you will need to provide a Request for Live Scan Form, an acceptable form of ID, and a form of payment.

Some of our California locations accept online registration and enrollment of your Live Scan transaction, this allows you to provide all of the required information along with the ability to pay for the service online. If you do not have easy access to a PC or credit card, you can simply walk into the location or schedule an appointment either over the phone or online.

Keep in mind, that the vast majority of our locations are independently owned and operated businesses, so it’s important that you verify their hours of operation and always call first to ensure they will be available to assist you in submitting your Live Scan fingerprint transaction. Once your transaction is complete, you will be given a copy of your Request for Live Scan form with an ATI number that you can use to check on the status of your background check.

If you have any issues with your Live Scan transaction, the Certifix support team will always be available to assist, you can contact us by calling 1(800) 710-1934 or email support@certifixlivescan.com

How to Make an Appointment

Find a Location

We offer a nationwide directory of fingerprinting service locations, simply search using your city, state or zip code and we’ll present you with a list of locations in your area.

Confirm Availability

Contact the location first to ensure they are available to offer Live Scan or ink card fingerprinting, you can then schedule an appointment or walk-in based on availability.

Get Fingerprinted

Once you’ve confirmed availability, simply walk into the location and you will be greeted by a fingerprint operator who will scan your fingerprints or roll them onto an ink fingerprint card.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Where to get fingerprints done near me

    Certifix provides a nationwide directory of fingerprinting service providers, simply search for a location on our website using your city, state, or zip code and we will provide you with a location that is near you. Depending on your State, you may find fingerprinting services offered at your local police department or at a private fingerprinting agency.

  • How much does a Live Scan cost in California?

    The cost varies by location, however, you will be charged a service fee or a rolling fee which covers the cost of the actual fingerprinting service. Additionally, you may be required to pay a government processing fee which will cover the cost of running your fingerprint-based background check. It’s important to call the location ahead of time to verify all fees and to ensure you have sufficient payment.

  • How to get a copy of your personal fingerprint-based record?

    The fastest and easiest way to get a copy of your personal fingerprint record is by submitting an FBI Criminal Report Request. You will need to get your fingerprints rolled onto an FD-258 ink fingerprint card and then simply mail the card along with your FBI Criminal Report Request to our central processing facility in Anaheim, CA. 

  • How much does it cost to get my Live Scan or ink fingerprint card processed?

    The cost varies by location, however, you will be charged a service fee or a rolling fee which covers the cost of the actual fingerprinting service. Additionally, you may be required to pay a government processing fee which will cover the cost of running your fingerprint-based background check. It’s important to call the location ahead of time to verify all fees and to ensure you have sufficient payment.

  • What do I need to get a Live Scan in California?

    Livescan applicants are to submit their fingerprints electronically to the CA DOJ for the purpose of running a criminal history check. California law requires individuals to be fingerprinted in order to become certified or licensed in most professions. The California Department of Justice only accepts live scan fingerprinting and no longer accepts fingerprints via ink and hard card. Live Scan digital submissions provide the safest and quickest way to submit and process background checks. .The LIVE scan service is an application that allows individuals to submit their fingerprints electronically and receive notification that the background check has been completed within a few hours. This process provides the quickest way to complete a state-required fingerprint check. Live Scan fingerprint submissions are accepted at all offices across the US, Puerto Rico, and Guam. Live scans can be submitted through

  • How long does fingerprint clearance take in California?

    How long does it take to complete the FBI fingerprint process? The Live Scan Process takes about 3-7 days. Out-of-state applicants must complete the FD-258 “hard card” manual fingerprint process which can take longer.

    California law requires fingerprints to be taken on all gun purchases. This process can take up to two weeks and costs around $35.

  • How do I get a fingerprint clearance in California?

    Fingerprint clearance is a process that every California law enforcement agency can request to verify the identity of an individual. To get fingerprint clearance, there are a few steps that must be taken. The first step is to find out what type of criminal record search you will need. There are three types of criminal record searches: Basic, Enhanced or Expanded.

  • How do I get a fingerprint card in California?

    Fingerprint cards are required for both law enforcement and employment purposes. The process for getting a fingerprint card varies slightly depending on the purpose of the card.

  • Do the UPS stores provide a live scan fingerprinting service?

    The UPS stores provide many services to help deliver your packages. Among these services is live scan fingerprinting, which allows you to be immediately cleared to work in certain fields.

    Certifix Livescan has just partnered with UPS to provide Live Scan services in their stores nationwide. Live Scan is the process of capturing fingerprints electronically for submission to specific agencies or archiving.

NAVIGATION