COVID - 19

Please if you have been feeling ill wait the recommended time frame through the CDC guidelines to make an appointment. Bayou city Operations requires clients to wear a mask and use our in office sanitizer prior to conducting the appointment. Our office employees are required to wear masks and sanitize each fingerprinting area prior to each appointment. Walk in appointments will be asked to wait in their vehicles until an employees confirms their appointment slot in order to conform to social distancing. Thank You!

Fingerprinting Austin

Bayou City Operations Offers Various Fingerprinting Services In The Austin Area

Fingerprinting Services Austin

Fingerprinting Austin

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

FDLE Fingerprinting Austin

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

FBI Background Check Austin

Bayou City Operations offers FBI Fingerprinting for Background Checks via our FBI fingerprint channeler.  

FBI Apostille Austin

An FBI apostille is available with any FBI background check appointment if needed. Bayou City Operations is able to deliver your apostille or authentication within 2 - 3 weeks with optional rush delivery.

Mobile Services

Bayou City Operations provides mobile appointment options for a variety of its services.

FINRA Fingerprinting Austin

Some customers require fingerprinting to be submitted to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, also known as FINRA. Bayou City Operations offers this service via our FINRA fingerprint channeler.  

Live Scan Fingerprinting In Austin

Live Scan fingerprinting is the process of capturing fingerprints electronically for submission to specific agencies, archiving, or fingerprint card printing. No ink is involved when providing a live scan fingerprinting service in Austin.
Bayou City Operations staff members use custom-built live scan machines to roll your fingerprints across a glass screen. This screen captures the sequence of your fingerprints and displays them on a computer screen. Live Scan fingerprinting is a preferred method for most of our clients. The advantage of live scan fingerprinting provides a much more clear image of your fingerprints and reduces the chance for prints to be denied by any agency or department.

The Austin Service Area

Bayou City Operations services the residents of Austin for any fingerprinting services offered by our office. Whether you decide to visit our office physically or choose a mobile appointment we got you covered. Make an appointment with us today and our fingerprint technicians will handle the rest.

Cost Of Fingerprinting In Austin

$90

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

$100 - $130

FDLE Background Check

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

$50

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

$45

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.

$35

Ink Fingerprinting

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

Subscription

Fingerprint Archiving

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

$12

Passport Photos

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

Varies

Mobile Services

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

$175 + Up

FBI Apostille's

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

The Appointment Process

Choose A Date and Time

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

Choose Your Service

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

Visit The Office

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

Need To Get Fingerprinted?

Get it done at Bayou City Operations 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.

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