FBI Identification Record, FD-258 Fingerprint Card

October 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

FBI Identification Record Information Request

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) FD-258 Ink Fingerprinting Card is the most commonly used form in starting the process of a “FBI Identification Record Information Request”. Once ink fingerprinted on the FD-258, applicants must send off and their ink fingerprint cards to the FBI for processing.

The next stage of the FBI Identification Record Request process basically consist of the FD-258 Fingerprint Ink Card being scanned, having the ink fingerprints being reproduced in an electronic digitize format. Once converted the digitized fingerprint “image” is ran through the FBI’s national criminal record database for any matches.

Currently, the criminal background check can take as long as 8-12 weeks for those requesting their FBI Identification Record through a non-expedited process; this is in reference to those individuals that actually “mail in” their documentation to the FBI.

FBI Express Service

For those that want to get results of their FBI Identification Record in as little as 1-2 business days can expedite their request by contacting California Live Scan Fingerprinting Centers’ (CAL-LIVE) corporate office at 888-498-4234, or chat online at http://CAL-LIVE.com.

FD-258 Fingerprint Card Service

The FBI FD-258 Ink Fingerprint Card can be download from the FBI’s website. This “PDF” version is only acceptable by the FBI in regards for those requesting a personal record review (aka FBI Identification Record). For those that prefer to be fingerprinted on an actual “hard card” can schedule an appointment (or walk-in) at designated CAL-LIVE’s fingerprinting locations.

As an added benefit, the FD-258 hard card will be made available for those requesting ink fingerprinting services. The FBI Fingerprint Cards, as used by the FBI, are also used by US Immigration and Naturalization Service; to include many police agencies for non-criminal fingerprinting (such as for letter of good conduct, employment clearances or immigration purposes).

California Live Scan Fingerprinting Centers, offering online scheduling and convenience. Contact us at (888) 498-4234 to learn more and be sure to ask about our current promotions.

Our Fingerprint Roller Technicians are trained to provide the best high-resolution fingerprint quality as possible. Extra time and care is provided for those with poor quality prints. Utilizing FBI fingerprint rolling techniques helps ensures an exceptional service for our clients.


Learn More, Contact Us Today…

California Live Scan Fingerprinting Centers provides single point of contact for all of your Live Scan needs. To learn more or to make an appointment, call California Live Scan Fingerprinting Center and talk to a live person today at 888-498-4234, or visit online at http://LiveScan-Fingerprinting.net.

FBI Identification Record Request, Police Clearance

October 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 


Understanding The FBI Identification Record Request

The FBI Identification Record Request is basically a FBI Criminal Background Check that is requested by individuals for such reason as:

  • Personal Record Review – To review your own record
  • Challenging Errors and Inaccurate Information On Your Record
  • Child Adoption Requirements Both Inside and Outside the United States
  • To adopt a child from outside the United States
  • Foreign Travel or Work – To live, work, or travel in a foreign country
  • Work or Student Visas – To Live, Work, or Travel in the United States
  • Attorney Requests – Widely Used For Immigration Purposes and Court Related Matters

Citizens of the United States (U.S.) planning to go abroad more than likely find themselves being asked to present a “certificate of good conduct” or “lack of a criminal record” for a variety of reasons such as adoption, school attendance, employment, and various visas purposes.

Those planning traveling outside the United States quickly learn to much astonishment that their friendly local law enforcement agencies may not all be familiar with such a procedures since it is not commonly requested in the U.S.

California Live Scan Fingerprinting Centers, offering online scheduling and convenience. Contact us at (888) 498-4234 to learn more and be sure to ask about our current promotions.

FD-258 Ink Fingerprinting Card
The FBI Identification Record Request can be obtained by those submitting their fingerprints on a FD-258 Ink Fingerprint Card to the FBI as part of the identification and verification process. The criminal background check record on file will then be processed by the FBI database through comparison of fingerprints.

Electronic fingerprinting and ink card fingerprinting can be provided at California Live Scan Fingerprinting Centers. Learn more by contacting us at (888) 498-4234, or chat online by visiting http://CAL-LIVE.com

Other Names for FBI Identification Record Request

Depending on the country and its’ law enforcement agency the FBI Identification Record Request in most cases is the equivalent to the following:

  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Criminal Check
  • Criminal History Records
  • Criminal Record
  • Criminal Record Checks
  • FBI Clearances
  • FBI Consumer File
  • FBI Identification Records
  • FBI Record
  • National Police Certificates
  • Personal Record
  • Personal Record Review
  • Police Check
  • Police Certificate
  • Police Clearance
  • Police Clearance Certificates
  • Police Clearance Form
  • Police Clearance Letter
  • Police File
  • Police Record
  • Rap Sheet


Local Police Check and FBI Record Check

There are a variety of options available to those in the U.S. trying to obtain “certifiable” and “acceptable” proof of their identification record request report and/or their lack of a criminal record. Such options may consist of a “Local Police Check” and “FBI Record Check”.

Local Police Check
If you are planning to do a Local Police Check, it is strongly suggested that you call ahead and verify if such a service is provide there. You may also consider double checking with the requesting agency of the country you plan on traveling to and see if just a Local Police Check is the only criminal background check report they will need.

FBI Records Check
The second option of getting a criminal background check is requesting your own FBI Identification Record or proof that a record does not exist. The Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) provides personal data information for a person’s FBI Record Check to local, state, federal, and international law enforcement agencies, the private sector, academia, and other government agencies.


FBI Express Service

FBI processing times are normally between 16 and 18 weeks. Contact us via the California Live Scan Fingerprinting Centers corporate office at (888) 498-4234 or visit us online at http://CAL-LIVE.com to learn how you may be eligible in getting a FBI Identification Record Request, Police Clearance, in as little as 2-3 business days. Be sure to as for the “FBI Express” criminal background check service.

California Live Scan Fingerprinting Centers, offering online scheduling and convenience. Contact us at (888) 498-4234 to learn more and be sure to ask about our current promotions.

Note: A request for your FBI Identification Record or proof that a record does not exist can receive an Apostille by using our FBI Expedite service. Learn more by visiting http://Police-Certificate.com, contact us at (888) 498-4234.