What is Livescan

What is Live scan

Live scan is an inkless electronic fingerprinting. Live scan fingerprints are electronically transmitted to the Department of Justice for criminal record check. The Live scan  technology replaces the process of recording ink fingerprinting. Ink fingerprinting is still required in many states. Live scan enables Live scan service providers much like A1 Live scan Notary Shipping to electronically transmit livescan fingerprints to the Department of Justice in seconds, instead hard copy fingerprint cards through the mail. The Department of Justice forwards Live scan Fingerprints to the FBI (if required). We offer both Live scan services and ink fingerprinting services, we are the largest California Live scan service provider.

Live scan is also known as Criminal Background Check

Livescan Applicants must get instructions and the Live scan forms required for Live scan services from the agency requiring their criminal background check. Since different Live scan forms are used. All Live scan applicant fingerprint submissions must be transmitted electronically.In California, Live scan must be done by a certified fingerprint roller.

Who Needs Live Scan Anyway?

Real Estate Licensees, DMV Licensed Professionals, Notaries, Foster Parents, Teachers, Appraisers, Care Givers, Stock Brokers,Contractors, Nurses, Doctors, Surgeons, Security Guards, Volunteers, Lawyers, etc.

What are the benefits of Live Scan?

The Live Scan process helps in avoiding many of the problems associated with ink prints, such as smudging, smearing, and over or under inking. A major benefit of Live Scan is that your fingerprints are transmitted directly to the Department of Justice. The Department of Justice conducts a criminal background check, based on your fingerprints, results are sent within 24 to 72 hours to your employer or licensing agency.

Background of Live Scan

As a result of legislation passed in 1997, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has developed the automated background check process which requires digitized fingerprints (“Live Scan”). Digitizing the fingerprints enables the electronic transfer of fingerprint images to the DOJ, which saves both time and money.

How Does the Process Work?

A Trained and Certified Technician will scan your fingerprints using a Live Scan machine. The electronic fingerprinting session takes five to ten minutes and your prints are immediately sent via electronic transmission to the appropriate FBI-Certified channeling agencies for background processing. The technician collect all the appropriate fees from you (the live scan applicant).

How to check your live scan results?

To check for your fingerprint results, simply call the Department of Justice at (916) 227-4557. Make sure to have your birth date and ATI number available. The ATI number is on the bottom of the request for livescan form. The system will prompt you to type in the ATI number, for the letters type in the corresponding numbers. For the birth date, type a two digit month, a two digit day, and a four digit year (MM/DD/YYYY).

How much Livescan Cost

Lots of Major companies have account set up with us. We bill them directly for Livescan services. So if your company is in our billing account data base you don’t have to pay any thing.

Some company have billing number assign by Department of Justice. In that case you will pay only our Livescan service fees

If none of the above apply then you will be responsible to pay our Livescan service fee and Government agency fee