Fast. Convenient.
Secure.

Live Scan is the easiest way to get a government background check.

Why Live Scan?

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100% electronic

No more ink smudges-our trained specialists take your fingerprints with high-quality digital scanners.

Accurate identification

Accurate identification

Your prints get checked against official government databases for any record of criminal history.

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Quick results

Your background check results get sent directly to the organization that requested your live scan.

How to get a live scan

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Do your research

Get the required information from your employer or requesting agency, requirements vary by State:

  • California:  Applicants are required to have a Request for Live Scan Service form.
  • Florida:  Applicants are required to have an ORI number.
  • Illinois:  Applicants are required to have an ORI number.
  • Not all states offer live scan services, so you may have to submit an ink fingerprint card.
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Find a fingerprinting location

We offer a nationwide network of fingerprint enrollment centers, you will need to bring:

  • A request form, an ORI number or an ink fingerprint card
  • A valid form of government ID
  • A payment method
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Get fingerprinted

Our certified fingerprint technicians will capture your fingerprints and transmit them for a fingerprint-based background check.

They can also provide you with a copy of your fingerprints on an ink fingerprint card.

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