Florida Live Scan Fingerprinting Services Locations Near Me

Certifix now offers Statewide fingerprinting in Florida, which is certified and approved by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and is available for use for AHCA background screening. Simply visit any of our locations in Florida for a fast and easy fingerprinting experience.

Some of our locations are available on a walk-in basis, and some require an appointment. We would highly recommend that you search for a location using your city, state, or zip code, and we will provide a listing of locations near you.

If you have any issues with the Live Scan service or need to follow up on the status of your background check, simply contact Certifix support, and we will be happy to assist you. 

Certifix Live Scan is the most convenient and accurate way to get your fingerprints scanned for various purposes. Our Live Scan operators are experts in securing your prints and can accommodate walk-ins or Scheduled Appointments at any of our locations in Florida.

How to Complete Your Fingerprint Capture

Find a Location

We offer a nationwide network of 1200+ fingerprint enrollment centers that you can choose from to capture your fingerprints for an FD-258 card or Live Scan submission.

Enroll Online

You are required to select your application type and to enroll online, this includes providing us with all the required information to complete the electronic fingerprinting capture.

Get Fingerprinted

Once you've enrolled online and found a location, simply walk into the location and provide them with a copy of your QR code or Token, they will then proceed to capture your fingerprints.


  • How much does Live Scan cost in Florida?

    Live Scan fingerprinting in Florida has two fees associated with the service. The rolling or service fee provided to the location can range between $30 to $40 plus the government fee associated with your application type which will either be $37.25 or $61.25.

  • Where can I find a Live Scan service provider near me in Florida?

    Simply visit the Certifix location directory and search using your city, state, or zip code, and we will provide you with a list of locations in your immediate area. Once you’ve found a suitable place, you can either walk-in or schedule an online appointment. 

  • How long is the Live Scan good for in Florida?

    Once you’ve submitted your Live Scan transaction, a fingerprint-based background check report will be sent to your requesting agency and they will have a copy of this in their records. However, if you have a need for a different application type or job title, you will need to submit a second Live Scan as the agencies cannot share the results of your background check.

  • How do I submit a Live Scan in Florida?

    Submitting Live Scan in Florida is a very simple process, you will just need to figure out what ORI number is required for your application type and provide that to the Live Scan service provider or online using our step-by-step online enrollment process.

  • How do I send my fingerprint card to the Florida Board of Nursing?

    The Florida Board of Nursing requires that you submit a Live Scan transaction through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, they are not currently accepting fingerprint cards to be mailed to them as the fingerprint records must go through the Care Provider Background Screening Clearinghouse. The Florida Board of Nursing has provided a list of ORI numbers you can find on their website, to use with a Live Scan service provider.

  • How do I get my Live Scan results in Florida?

    The Live Scan results are sent electronically to your requesting or licensing agency, so it’s important that you contact them directly to ensure they have received the fingerprint-based background check report provided to them by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).

  • How much is a Level 2 background check in Florida?

    Level 2 background checks in Florida will either be $37.25 or $61.25 based on your application type, this fee is paid in addition to the rolling or service fee charged by the location offering the Live Scan fingerprinting service.

  • How long does it take for a background check in Florida?

    The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has an automated system that will receive your Live Scan transaction and run a background check, a report is then automatically sent to your requesting or licensing agency. Background check reports may be delayed due to poor quality fingerprint capture or other issues that may come up during the fingerprint search.

  • What is the difference between a live scan and a background check?

    Live Scan is the process of collecting your personal information and an image of all ten of your fingerprints and transmitting them to a government agency for a background check. Based on the information provided, the government agency will run a background check using their automated systems to generate a report from their database.

  • How do I get my TCN for a Florida Live Scan?

    The Live Scan service provider can provide you with a TCN that you can use to search for the status of your fingerprint-based background check. It’s important to ensure you get the TCN before you leave the Live Scan site, as this is how we can follow up on the status of your Live Scan transaction.