Because the Florida Department of Health retains fingerprints on any applicant who is required to undergo a criminal history screening starting January 1, 2013, those prints are retained in the Care Provider Clearinghouse. This Clearinghouse allows for the sharing of … Continue reading
All applicants will be required to bring two (2) forms of identification to the electronic fingerprinting site on the day of fingerprinting. One of the two types of identification must bear your picture and signature such as a driver’s license, … Continue reading
The total fee charged by each service provider varies. Please contact the service provider to obtain this information. The fingerprint results are usually received by the Department two to four days after your fingerprints are scanned. You can view the … Continue reading
In the traditional method of fingerprinting, ink is applied to each of your fingers which are then rolled across a fingerprint card to obtain your prints. With electronic fingerprinting, there is no ink or card. Your fingerprints are rolled across … Continue reading
Effective January 1, 2013, applicants for initial licensure must use a LiveScan service provider to submit a set of fingerprints to FDLE … Continue reading
Is there a different process for out of state applicants? What about applicants from out of the country?
Out of state and out of the country applicants are still required to submit their fingerprints electronically. There are national Livescan service providers, such as L1 Identity Solutions and Fieldprint, which can assist out-of-state applicants. You can obtain a hard … Continue reading
I submitted my fingerprint through a Florida Department of Law Enforcement approved service provider, but I have now received a deficiency letter regarding my fingerprints? What should I do?
As of the date of the mailing of the deficiency letter, your electronic fingerprinting results have not been transmitted to the Department. We will not be able to process your application until we have received this information. You should contact … Continue reading
The Department of Health accepts electronic fingerprinting service offered by Livescan service providers that are approved by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and listed at their site. You can view the service provider options and contact information on the Livescan … Continue reading