Live Scan for CA Applicant
A FBI Appendix-F Certified Fingerprint System for California Businesses and Agencies
Fast & Efficient
Simple to Use
What’s Included in an FbF LiveScan CA Applicant system?
Live scan systems are typically composed of software, hardware and services. This is what is typically included in an FbF LiveScan CA Applicant system:
- FbF LiveScan CA Applicant software with submission capability to CalDoJ/FBI
- Fingerprint scanner
- Dell Latitude laptop computer with 3-year warranty (note you can provide your own computer as long as it meets our minimum specifications)
- Peer Provider account setup fee
- Services to install, configure and test the system and all hardware components
- Training resources
- 1-year of software maintenance and support services
- Optional Items: Driver’s license reader, hard carry case, other live scan software packages and hardware
CalDoJ Onboarding Process
If you are looking to start a fingerprinting business in California or if you are an agency or business that wants to bring your fingerprinting process in-house, you’ll find that the CalDoJ Onboarding Process is quite thorough. There are two initial processes with steps for each depending upon the type of entity that you are (Private Service Provider or Authorized Agency). Here are the initial onboarding steps for each:
Steps for Private Service Providers (PSP)
Anyone providing fingerprinting services will need to obtain a fingerprint rolling certificate and FPC#. Also anyone who is an owner or co-owner will need to obtain a certificate/FPC# even if they won’t be fingerprinting people pursuant to California Penal Code section 11102.1. Fingerprint Rolling Certification Program Getting your fingerprint rolling certificate and FPC# means you can work for a Private Service Provider (PSP) as a fingerprint technician. This step can take up to 60+ days to complete. You can check the status of your background check here: Applicant Background Check Status
Ask for the PSP Application by sending a request to email@example.com. You’ll send this application along with a copy of your Fingerprint Rolling Certificate back to CalDoJ. Do not send this application until you have gotten your fingerprint rolling certificate. Getting your PSP application approved means that you can provide fingerprinting services under your own company brand. This process can take up to 60+ days to complete once you submit this application to CalDoJ.
Steps for Authorized Agencies
Complete the Authorized Agency Application found here if you have not done so already: https://oag.ca.gov/fingerprints/agencies This step can take up to 60+ days to complete.
Anyone providing fingerprinting services and the Custodian of Record will need to complete the Fingerprint Rolling Certification Program. There may be others in your organization, including owners and senior leadership, who may need to get their fingerprint rolling certificates too even though they will not be fingerprinting people. This is a requirement pursuant to the California Penal Code section 11102.1 It is best to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive some guidance on this so that you don’t experience unnecessary delays in this process. This step can take up to 60+ days to complete. You can work on this step in parallel to working on step 1. You can check the status of your background check here: Applicant Background Check Status
Send a request to email@example.com to find out which application you need to complete and send back. It will either be the LSSP Application or the PSP Application. You’ll send this application along with a copy of your Fingerprint Rolling Certificates to CalDoJ. Do not send this application until you have gotten your fingerprint rolling certificates. This process can take up to 60+ days to completeonce you submit this application to CalDoJ.
Once CalDoJ has approved your PSP or LSSP Application, you will be authorized to buy an FbF LiveScan CA Applicant system.