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!

Live Scan Fingerprinting

Bayou City Operations Live Scan Fingerprinting Services

Bayou City Operations Live Scan Fingerprinting Services

Bayou City Operations offers live scan fingerprinting capture services. You can get a Live Scan check at our office or make an appointment to receive a live scan check at your location if needed. Our software allows us to digitally capture your fingerprints and print them out on a fingerprint card. You can bring in your own card or use one of our cards that we keep in stock. The advantage of live scan fingerprinting is that it provides a more clear image of your fingerprints and reduces the chance for prints to be denied by any agency or department.


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Reasons For Live Scan Background Checks:

  • Adoption, Attorney's, Child Care, Construction
  • Education, Hazmat, Firearm permits, Transportation
  • Pharmaceutical, DOE,
  • Immigration

Reasons For Live Scan Fingerprinting

Digital Fingerprinting

 Bayou City Operations live scan software can capture fingerprints digitally and print them out on fingerprint cards.

Live Scan FBI Background Check

Bayou City Operations is able to transmit electronic fingerprint submissions directly to the FBI through an authorized FBI Channeler.

Fingerprint Archiving 

Bayou City Operation's software can capture digital fingerprints and store them in our secure server for the purpose of generating hard copies of fingerprint cards as needed in the future.

FDLE Live Scan

Bayou City Operations is an FDLE (Florida Department of Law Enforcement) authorized Live Scan vendor and can transmit records electronically directly to FDLE.


Employment Screening

Bayou City Operations is authorized to transmit digital fingerprints for background screening for employment purposes.

FINRA Fingerprinting 

Bayou City Operation's channeling partner is only one of eighteen companies in the United States authorized to digitally capture and submit your Electronic Fingerprint Submissions (EFS) directly to FINRA.

Live Scan Service Pricing List


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.


Mobile Live Scan Services

Bayou City Operations Live Scan services at your doorstep. Deposit is required and no job is too far. $25 deposit required

Appointment Process

Find A Location

Search for a location near you using our zip code finder map.

Make An Appointment

Make an appointment and pre enroll using our step by step process.

Confirm Via Email

Receive an email from Bayou City Operations confirming your appointment details.

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.

Q. What is a live scan for fingerprints?

Live Scan fingerprinting is a method of recording fingerprints on a glass surface without having to use ink.

Q. How long do live scan fingerprints take?

The process usually takes about 10 minutes until all of your fingerprints have been captured.


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