Fingerprinting Procedures

  1. Complete the Electronic Fingerprinting Form provided with the Initial Application; or Obtain one fingerprint card from the agency taking the prints. The police or sheriff’s office may have blank cards for use.
  2. Go to an authorized LiveScan location for electronic fingerprinting and submission to the Department of Public Safety for processing of the criminal history background check; or Go to the police or sheriff’s office with fingerprint cards in hand.
  3. Have the LiveScan site personnel sign the fingerprinting receipt and submit the form with your Registration Application to the Board; or The applicant submits the fingerprint card with their application to the Board for processing.
  4. Your DONE!

Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing of LiveScan fingerprint results; or 4-5 weeks for processing of manual fingerprint cards. Once the fingerprinting results are received by the Board, the application will be finalized and registration issued.

Important for processing of hard-copy fingerprint cards, please read.

Your card cannot be processed without the following fields fully completed by you – either typed or printed in black ink. Failure to complete will result in return of the fingerprint card for correction and will cause delays in the processing of your application.

  • Signature of Person Fingerprinted
  • Residence of Person Fingerprinted
  • Date and Signature (or ID #) of Official Taking Fingerprints
  • Employer and Address
  • Reason for Fingerprints as NRS 625A.100.
  • Last, first and middle name or initial
  • Aliases (If none, indicate none)
  • Citizenship
  • Social Security number
  • Miscellaneous number as 881193
  • Sex, Race, Height, Weight, Eye color, Hair color
  • Date of Birth
  • Place of Birth
  • Leave all other fields blank
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