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FAQs

  1. What is the difference between Livescan fingerprints and print cards?

    Livescan fingerprints are captured electronically via a digital image that can be transmitted electronically; this provides for a faster and more accurate fingerprint collection process. Fieldprint, Inc. has the largest network of Livescan collection sites in the country.

  2. How do I schedule an appointment to have my fingerprints collected?

    Click “Schedule an Appointment” and you will be prompted to create a secure user account. Next, you will select the reason you need to be fingerprinted from the list of options. If your employer provided you with a Fieldprint Code, you will be able to enter it here. You will be prompted to enter all demographic information required by the FBI. Once this step is complete, you will be able to search for a fingerprinting location and schedule an appointment on a date and time most convenient for you!

  3. Do I need to schedule an appointment through Fieldprint?

    Yes, an appointment is required to be fingerprinted. Walk-ins are not accepted.

  4. What personal information do I need to complete to register?

    The FBI requires the following demographic information to conduct a fingerprint-based background check:

    1. Name
    2. Alias (if any)
    3. Country of Citizenship
    4. Social Security Number
    5. Date of Birth
    6. City & State of Birth
    7. Sex/Gender
    8. Race
    9. Height
    10. Weight
    11. Eye Color
    12. Hair Color
    13. Home Address
    14. Work/Office Address
    15. Phone Number
    16. Email Address
  5. How can I be sure that my personal information will be protected during the fingerprinting process?

    Fieldprint is committed to safeguarding the privacy of the data we receive and process. For more in depth information regarding our privacy practices, please view our Privacy Policy that is published on our website.

  6. How long will the fingerprint collection appointment take?

    Your fingerprinting appointment will take approximately 5-10 minutes. Our trained technicians will look up your appointment information, verify your two forms of identification and collect your fingerprints. It's that quick and easy!

  7. What do I need to bring to my fingerprinting appointment?
    1. Two (2) forms of identification, at least one (1) of which must be a government-issued photo ID
    2. Your appointment confirmation page
    3. Your appointment number
  8. What types of ID are accepted?

    Acceptable primary IDs include:

    • State-issued Driver’s License
    • State-issued Non-Driver’s License ID Card
    • U.S. Passport
    • Military Identification Card
    • Work Visa w/ Photo
    • DOD Common Access Card
    • Foreign Driver’s License

    Acceptable secondary IDs include:

    • Credit Card
    • Bank Statement
    • Electric Bill
    • Birth Certificate
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Citizenship or Naturalization Certificate
    • School ID w/ Photograph
    • Vehicle Registration/Title
    • Voter Registration Card
    • Bank Statement/Paycheck Stub
    • Draft Record
    • Native American tribal document
  9. What if I fail to show up for my appointment or cancel within less than 24 hours?

    If you do not show up for your appointment or cancel your appointment within less than 24 hours of your scheduled date and time, you will be charged a rescheduling fee.

  10. What happens if my fingerprints are illegible?

    If your fingerprints are illegible, Fieldprint will contact you to schedule another fingerprint appointment at no additional cost.

  11. I have been fingerprinted several times in the past. Are you able to use those prints?

    No. Any fingerprints that you had collected in the past are not retrievable or transferable from other state or federal agencies.