Live Scan Fingerprinting

Live Scan Fingerprint: Rolling fee $27

Live Scan is an automated background check process that requires digitized fingerprints. The process is completely ink free. The fingerprints are then electronically transmitted to the statewide criminal database at the Department of Justice (DOJ) in a matter of seconds, instead of days normally required to send hard copy fingerprint cards through the mail. The DOJ Live Scan provides reports with detailed information on California convictions based on a fingerprint match. Anyone applying for certain types of employment or licensing may be require a live scan.

We provide live scan fingerprints for employers, contractors and the general public. Others requiring Live Scan Services may include but not limited to: Teachers, Daycare Employees or Home Daycare Providers, Elder Care Givers, Nurses, Doctors, Coaches, Foster Parents, Adoptive Parents, Security Guards, etc.

Additionally, those applying for licensing as a Realtor, Stock Broker, Attorney, Pharmacist, Psychologist, MFT, LCSW, Driving Instructor, New/Used Vehicle Dealer or Salesperson, or any other vehicle industry related occupation licensed by the DMV, may require the use of this service.



FAQs

Applicants must bring in three (3) copies of the “Request for Live Scan Service” form. The form must be completed by the agency requesting the Live Scan and by you, the applicant. We CANNOT assist you on filling out the form. Applicants must present valid photo identification to the Live Scan Operator, such as any state issued ID or License, or US Passport. Expired identification card will not be accepted. Live scan forms are provided by the employers, volunteer organizations, or other agency requiring an applicant to conduct a live scan. We do not provide any live scan forms to the individuals.
Our rolling fees is $20 and covers only the operator cost. Rolling fees vary from location to location and cover only the operator's cost for rolling the fingerprints. Additional processing fees are required for the State (DOJ: $32.00) and Federal (FBI: $17.00) level criminal history record checks. Applicant must pay DOJ & FBI fees if billing number is not provided on the Live Scan form. insert the table from modesto fingerprint website for the fee for different agencies.
We only accept appointments. Please call us at 209-665-6107 to schedule an appointment between the hours of 8 am to 6 pm (Monday thru Sunday: 7 days a week)
The DOJ does not share your information with other agencies. An applicant’s Live Scan form acts as a release for a criminal history response to be sent to the specified requesting agency. This means that you must submit a new application each time a criminal history is requested of you, therefore you must go through the Live Scan process again. Previous Live Scan information CANNOT be utilized.
WE submit your fingerprints immediatel to the DOJ. Results of your Live Scan are usually available to the requesting agency within 3 to 10 business days, but should not exceed more than 30 days.
You can check the status of your live scan to check if it has already been completed and sent to the requesting agency by calling the DOJ’s automated system at 916-227-2300. When calling the automated system, you will need your date of birth and the ATI number from the bottom of your live scan form. If it says your agency has been notified that means your employer has received your results. If it says your results are still in process AND it has been over 30 business days, please have your employer/agency request a follow up from the DOJ.

The ATI number always appears in the following sequence: 1 LETTER; 3 NUMBERS; 3 LETTERS and 3 NUMBERS.
We accept the following methods of payment: Cash, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, Money Order, Cashiers Check, Corporate or Business Checks. No Personal Checks and No American Express please.
If your fingerprints were rejected, we will re-fingerprint you at no additional charge only if we were the original agency who provided the live scan service. Otherwise, there will be a $20.00 charge for rolling fee for re-submitting your prints, if you had the previous set done at another live scan location.