Fingerprinting Services

Bayou City Fingerprinting Services

Bayou City Fingerprinting Services

Bayou City Fingerprinting is a multi-service company located in Katy Texas. We specialize in mobile notary, Ink, and Live Scan Fingerprinting Services, FBI background reports, FINRA Electronic Fingerprint Submission, and Background Checks for employment and tenant screenings. We pride ourselves in using the latest technology to provide the best customer experience and achieve optimal results in a timely manner. Call or email us to book your appointment. At Bayou City Fingerprinting, “We Are Always Here For You!!!” 


Services We Offer

Digital Fingerprinting

Bayou City Fingerprinting can capture your fingerprints on our live scan machines. Your live scan prints can be sent anywhere you need.

FBI Background Check

Bayou City can capture your fingerprints on an FD-258 card and send them to the FBI to obtain your background check within 48 hours.

FDLE Fingerprinting

Bayou City Fingerprinting complies with FDLE requirements to send your fingerprints to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

FINRA Fingerprinting

Bayou City Fingerprinting offers fingerprinting services specifically for employees in the financial sector.

Notary Services

Bayou City Fingerprinting is a new kind of notary and loan signing agency for a changing world. We have years of experience providing mobile notary services to our customers.

Apostille Services

Some FBI Background Checks may require an apostille. This is a full background check for countries that specify a certain type of investigation

Why Bayou City Fingerprinting?

Based in Katy Texas, Bayou City Fingerprinting services customers in all surrounding areas as well as major cities in Texas. If you can't make it to our storefront location, we offer mobile appointment options for your convenience. Make an appointment today for the fingerprinting service you need.

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Common Reasons for Fingerprinting Appointments

  • FINRA fingerprinting, FBI background checks
  • Adoption, Attorney's, Child Care, Construction
  • Education, Hazmat, Firearm permits, Transportation
  • Pharmaceutical, DOE, Immigration

Service Pricing List


FBI Background Check

Includes an official FBI criminal history report in both an email and hard copy via mail in 1 to 2 business days. Expedited services available


FDLE Background Check

A direct fingerprint submission to the Florida Department Law Enforcement. Results in 1 to 2 business days. Price dependent upon ORI #


FINRA Submission

A direct fingerprint submission to FINRA in 1 to 3 business days. Firm CRD and address needed. Much faster than the normal mailing method


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.


Ink Fingerprinting

Traditional in fingerprinted cards on a card supplied by you or us. Additional cards available upon request


Fingerprint Archiving

Storage of your fingerprints via our secured server. Save your file for future submissions to any agency or department


Passport Photos

Passport photos that meets the government 2x2 standard, Included two photos but more available upon request


Mobile Services

All of the Bayou City Fingerprinting services at your doorstep. Deposit is required and no job is too far. $25 deposit required

$220 + Up

FBI Apostille's

Apostille your FBI background check or authentication. 3-5 weeks standard with rush services available upon request

The Appointment Process

NOTE: If you need a fingerprinting appointment for the state of Texas, please visit an Identogo location by clicking here

Choose Your Service

Make sure to choose the service you need after picking the required date and time

Choose A Date and Time

Use our calendar to pick a date and time that works for you.

Visit The Office

Come in for your appointment and get fingerprinted by a Bayou City Fingerprinting technician

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 payment types do you accept?

Bayou city Fingerprinting accepts all major credit cards as well as cash at the time of your appointment.

Q. What is live scan?

Live scan is a term that refers to the electronic capturing process of your fingerprints.

Q. Do you offer mobile services?

Yes we do. Bayou city Fingerprints travels to any locations needed for fingerprinting and notary services.

Q. What if I need an ink fingerprint?

Bayou City Fingerprinting offers ink fingerprinting as well as live scan card print outs which act just like an ink submission.

Q. How long is an appointment?

An appointment time depends on service requested. Appointments usually last anywhere from 15 to 30 minutes.



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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