Live Scan Fingerprinting

Bayou City Fingerprinting Live Scan Fingerprinting Services

Bayou City Fingerprinting Live Scan Fingerprinting Services

Bayou City Fingerprinting offers live scan fingerprinting capture services. You can get a Live Scan check at our office or make an appointment to receive a live scan check at your location if needed.

Our software allows us to digitally capture your fingerprints and print them out on a fingerprint card. You can bring in your own card or use one of our cards that we keep in stock. The advantage of live scan fingerprinting is that it provides a more clear image of your fingerprints and reduces the chance for prints to be denied by any agency or department. 

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Reasons For Live Scan Background Checks:

  • Adoption, Attorney's, Child Care, Construction
  • Education, Hazmat, Firearm permits, Transportation
  • Pharmaceutical, DOE,
  • Immigration

Reasons For Live Scan Fingerprinting

Digital Fingerprinting

 Bayou City Fingerprinting live scan software can capture fingerprints digitally and print them out on fingerprint cards.

Live Scan FBI Background Check

Bayou City Fingerprinting is able to transmit electronic fingerprint submissions directly to the FBI through an authorized FBI Channeler.

Fingerprint Archiving 

Bayou City Fingerprinting's software can capture digital fingerprints and store them in our secure server for the purpose of generating hard copies of fingerprint cards as needed in the future.

FDLE Live Scan

Bayou City Fingerprinting is an FDLE (Florida Department of Law Enforcement) authorized Live Scan vendor and can transmit records electronically directly to FDLE.


Employment Screening

Bayou City Fingerprinting is authorized to transmit digital fingerprints for background screening for employment purposes.

FINRA Fingerprinting 

Bayou City Fingerprinting's channeling partner is only one of eighteen companies in the United States authorized to digitally capture and submit your Electronic Fingerprint Submissions (EFS) directly to FINRA.

Live Scan Service Pricing List


Live Scan Fingerprinting

An electronic capture of your fingerprints on a card you bring in or one supplied by us. Additional cards available upon request.


Mobile Live Scan Services

All of the Bayou City Fingerprinting services at your doorstep. No job is too far!

Appointment Process

Find A Location

Search for a location near you using our zip code finder map.

Make An Appointment

Make an appointment and pre enroll using our step by step process.

Confirm Via Email

Receive an email from Bayou City Fingerprinting confirming your appointment details.

Need To Get Fingerprinted?

Get it done at Bayou City Fingerprinting today

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How long does it take to get electronically fingerprinted?

It typically takes about 10 minutes from the time you are called, until all of your fingerprints have been captured.

Q. Who Needs Live Scan fingerprinting?

Many agencies and programs accept electronically submitted fingerprints for occasions such as adoption and gaining a firearm permit. Certain careers and professions will also require fingerprints as part of a background check. Some of these include nurse practitioners, physicians, pharmacists, dentists, and more.

Q. Is Live Scan fingerprinting messy?

No ink is used when doing live scan fingerprinting. You only need to touch a clean piece of glass to capture your images.

Q. What is a live scan for fingerprints?

Live Scan fingerprinting is a method of recording fingerprints on a glass surface without having to use ink.

Q. How long do live scan fingerprints take?

The process usually takes about 10 minutes until all of your fingerprints have been captured.




How many sets of fingerprint cards come with your appointment?

Our service includes up to 2 fingerprint cards in our price. You will receive 2 full sets of fingerprints. 

Can I be fingerprinted on my own cards or do we have to use your company cards?

Yes, you can bring in your own cards for our technicians to roll fingerprints on. We also keep FBI FD-258 cards in stock at all times. This card is the U.S. standard and is accepted by most agencies.

Can you provide live scan fingerprinting for the California DOJ?

Yes and No. We can capture your fingerprints via live scan and print out hard cards. Unfortunately, the state of California doesn’t allow live scan electronic submission outside of the state. You will have to follow California’s out-of-state guidelines for mailing in your fingerprint cards. 

Do you accept walk-ins?

We accept walk-in appointments at any of our locations.

What payment types do you accept?

We accept credit, debit, cash, and online payment for most of our appointments.


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