Military Fingerprinting

Fingerprinting services for both former and retired military personnel in Texas

Military Fingerprinting Services

Bayou City Fingerprinting offers all fingerprinting services to military personnel in the state of Texas. Whether you are getting fingerprinted to start working back on a military base or are in need of another service we got you covered. Make an appointment and get fingerprinted today!

Fingerprinting Services We Offer

Ink Fingerprinting

Ink Fingerprinting is the traditional way of taking fingerprints on fingerprint cards using the "ink and roll" method.

FBI Background Checks

Get your fingerprints taken on an FD-258 card and we will send them over to the FBI for you.

FDLE Fingerprinting

Florida Department of Law Enforcement has different regulations for fingerprinting and background check services. Bayou City Fingerprinting is authorized to transmit records electronically directly to FDLE.  

Electronic Fingerprinting

 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.


If you find yourself needing to be fingerprinted many times throughout the year then we can help. You can archive your fingerprint record and contact us remotely whenever you need to send a submission.

Fingerprinting for military veterans

Ink Fingerprinting is Available On These Forms:

  • FD-258 (FBI) Cards
  • FINRA Cards
  • NFA
  • SF-87
  • State Specific Cards
  • Any court related fingerprint forms
  • Any country specific fingerprint forms

Reasons For Ink Fingerprinting

Federal Purposes

 Many federal agencies require ink fingerprints for employment applications
or other federal requests.

Out of State Requirements

When applying for a license or background check for a different state other than where you live, ink fingerprints will be required.

Different states require different card formats. We provide ink fingerprinting on any form you may need.


Foreign Countries

Most foreign countries requesting your fingerprints will ask you to be fingerprinted on a card or form. Be sure to receive your ink fingerprints on the correct form for your needs.

Appointment Process

Choose a Service

Search for or choose the fingerprinting service you need.

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 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 information do I need to have my fingerprints done?

The information required for a fingerprinting service will depend mostly on where the fingerprints are being sent to. Typically a drivers license and any other information applicable to the requesting agency i required.

Q. What payment do you accept?

We accept cash, payments, online payments, and credit / debit cards as forms of payment.



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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