What is Live Scan?Live Scan is the process of capturing fingerprints electronically for submission to specific agencies, archiving, or fingerprint card printing.
Florida Fingerprint’s staff of trained fingerprint professionals are available to provide Live Scan fingerprinting services at all four locations or via on-site fingerprint technicians.
Reasons For Live Scan FingerprintingLive Scan fingerprints are generally required for
electronic submissions to receiving angencies
Many agencies still require the traditional ink fingerprints for their licensing. Florida Fingerprint’s state of the art software can capture fingerprints digitally and print them out on fingerprint cards.
Florida Fingerprint’s software is capable of capturing digital fingerprints and storing them in our secure server for the purpose of generating hard copies of fingerprint cards as needed in the future.
Electronic Submissions to FINRA
Florida Fingerprint is only one of thirteen companies in the United States authorized to digitally capture and submit your Electronic Fingerprint Submissions (EFS) directly to FINRA.
Florida Fingerprint is authorized to transmit digital fingerprints for background screening purposes through First Advantage.
FBI Fingerprint Background Checks
Florida Fingerprint is authorized to transmit electronic fingerprint submissions directly to the FBI through an authorized FBI Channeler.
Florida Fingerprint is an FDLE (Florida Department of Law Enforcement) authorized Live Scan vendor and can transmit records electronically directly to FDLE.
New York State Department of Criminal Justice
Florida Fingerprint is partnered to process NYDCJS records but NOT AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE ANY INFORMATION OR SCHEDULE APPOINTMENTS. Please contact your agency if you require this service.
Frequently Asked QuestionsWe know you have questions, we can answer them.
Q. How long does it take to get fingerprinted?
It typically takes about 10 minutes from the time you are called, until all of your fingerprints have been captured.
Q. Is Live Scan Fingerprinting messy?
No ink is used when doing live scan fingerprinting. You only need to touch a clean piece of glass to capture your images.
Q. What information do I need?
You need a valid State or Federally issued form of identification so we can prove your identity. A valid driver’s license or passport is acceptable.
Q. Do I bring any documentation?
We typically don't need any additional documentation other than your identity documents.
Q. What payment do you accept?
We accept cash, or any major credit card. (Visa/Mastercard/Discovery/American Express)