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We offer various services to meet your fingerprinting needs at The Mail Room, located at Whittier The DOJ and FBI certified and approved our expert team to provide the most accurate and efficient results.
Whether you need live scan fingerprinting for employment or licensing purposes, we offer fast and accessible services just minutes from your home or work. Our state-of-the-art equipment and technology allow us to provide high-quality digital fingerprinting that is reliable and accurate.
In addition, to live scan fingerprinting, we also offer traditional ink fingerprinting services for those who prefer this method. Our trained technicians are experienced in taking high-quality fingerprints and ensuring they meet all requirements for submission to the DOJ and FBI.
At The Mail Room, we are committed to providing excellent customer service and ensuring your experience with us is pleasant and hassle-free. Whether you are a first-time or repeat client, we will work with you to ensure your fingerprinting needs are met.
So, if you require live scan fingerprinting or ink fingerprinting services, look no further than The Mail Room at Whittier
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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
There are two ways to get the fingerprint card service in California:
1) You can search for a location using your city, state, or zip code, click on “Show All Filters” and then filter by “Ink Card Fingerprinting”, an FD-258 card will be given to you directly at the location.
2) You can use our online enrollment system, search for a location using your city, state, or zip code, fill out all of the required information, make a payment and you will then be given a QR code. You can present the QR code at the selected location, they will scan your fingerprints and we will then print your fingerprints and information onto an FD-258 card and then mail the card to you via USPS First Class Mail within 5 to 7 business days.
Not all UPS Stores offer Live Scan fingerprinting, so you must verify they are listed as available for service on the Certifix website. The UPS Stores can get very busy, so it is recommended that you enroll online to ensure all of your information is entered accurately.
Once you have enrolled online, you can walk into your selected location and provide them with your QR code or Token. They will enter this information into the Live Scan system and capture your fingerprints.
Yes, Ink fingerprinting services are also available at select UPS Store locations for $40.
The required documents may vary depending on the agency of the fingerprinting. Still, a valid ID document, such as a CA or out-of-state driver’s license or state ID, is typically required for Live Scan fingerprinting.
The steps involved in California Live Scan fingerprinting are as follows:
California Live Scan fingerprinting is used for a variety of purposes, including:
To prepare for California Live Scan fingerprinting, there are a few important steps to take.
Remember that Live Scan fingerprinting is necessary any time an individual changes employers or institutions, and that results can generally be expected within 48 hours, with additional research available if needed.
Live scan fingerprinting is an inkless electronic process that transmits fingerprint data to the Department of Justice (DOJ) for criminal record checks. Ink fingerprinting, on the other hand, requires ink and paper. The subject rolls their fingertips on a pre-printed card for manual fingerprint submission.
Here are some of the differences between the two:
Live Scan Fingerprinting:
It’s important to note that Live Scan is the preferred method for many organizations and individuals due to its accuracy, efficiency, and convenience. However, Ink fingerprinting may still be necessary for some applicants whose prints cannot be captured electronically. Ultimately, the choice between the two methods depends on individual needs and circumstances.
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