Federal Fingerprinting offers FBI Ink Card Fingerprinting Services also known as Fingerprint Cards or Ink Cards.
Fingerprint Cards (FD-258) are generally used when an applicant is applying for a job, license or permit outside of the state that they currently live in such as California. However sometimes these Fingerprint Cards/ Ink Cards are used for Federal Background Checks or in some cases when a Live Scan fingerprint will not go through the normal process you can sometimes use a Fingerprint Card/ Ink Card instead. Fingerprint Cards/ Ink Cards generally it takes 1 to 2 Months to be processed and to come back with results to the customer, compared to Live Scan fingerprinting which usually only takes a few days or so to get your results back.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
To properly prepare for your upcoming FBI Fingerprint Card appointment, you will need the following:
- Social Security Number (if you have one)
- Government Issued Photo ID
Customers must present a valid photo ID to the fingerprint technician to verify your identity. The following are FBI approved forms of photo identification:
- California Driver’s License
- California DMV ID
- Card Out-of-state Driver’s License
- Alien Registration / Immigration Green Card
- Military ID Card
- Mexican Consulate ID Card (Matricula Consular de Alta Seguridad)