Frequently Asked Questions
Here’s a few of our most frequently asked questions.
Anyone actively involved in a firm’s investment banking or securities business must be registered as a representative with FINRA. Their duties may include supervision, solicitation, or training of persons associated with the member.
The ORI number identifies the correct profession and the agency that is responsible for processing your request. The ORI numbers are listed on documents from the requesting agency or may be found on the web.
The FDLE retains the prints for 180 days only. If your prints have expired at the time your application is submitted to the department, you will be required to submit new prints again.
We suggest that you submit your fingerprints at least 5 days prior to submitting your application for license.
Safe Scan offers customized, flexible terms for Fingerprint Archiving services.
Data can be requested via phone or email. State specific cards will need to be mailed to Safe Scan Fingerprinting for completion or we can provide standard FBI (FD258) cards.
Hard-cards is the term used for the document upon which digitally scanned fingerprints are printed. They are considered equivalent to traditional ink fingerprints.
An FBI-approved Channeler is a contractor authorized to transmit digital fingerprints to the FBI and receive FBI criminal history record information (CHRI) for authorized noncriminal justice purposes.
Results may be received in as little as 3 to 48 hours.
Moisturize! Start using lotion on your fingertips at least twice daily for several days before fingerprints are to be taken.
Wash your hands with warm water and a dish washing liquid. Dry your hands and apply a moisturizing lotion.
We accept most major credit cards. (Visa/MasterCard/Discover/American Express).
All fees are to be paid at the time of service unless a billed account is established. All mobile fingerprinting services and contracts must be negotiated through our main office, not with the fingerprint technicians.
Acceptable forms of ID are:
State Driver’s License
State Issued ID Card
Alien Registration Card (Green Card)
The ink we use comes off quickly with a wipe that we give you.
It typically takes about 10 minutes from the time you are called, until all of your fingerprints have been captured.