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!

Ink Fingerprinting

Bayou City Operations Ink Fingerprinting Services

Bayou City Operations Ink Fingerprinting

Bayou City Operations offers ink and digital fingerprinting capture services. Each service is available at our office or can be scheduled at your location if needed. We can roll your fingerprints on your card provided or we can provide FD-258 cards for you. It’s best to ask the requesting party which cards they will accept. Please call if you have any questions or click below to schedule your appointment. 

Ways We Take An Ink Fingerprint Capture

Traditional Ink And Roll

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

Electronic Fingerprint Capture

 Our software allows us to digitally capture your fingerprints and print them out on fingerprint card. You can bring in your own card or use one of our cards. This can be used as a no mess solution that also meets requirements of an ink card

FD-258 Submission

The FD-258 card is a popular request we get from customers that want to submit their fingerprint record to the FBI. We capture your fingerprints electronically and print them on a card which meets ink requirements

Ink Fingerprinting is Available On These Forms:

  • FD-258 (FBI) Cards
  • FINRA Cards
  • NFA
  • SF-87
  • State Specific Cards
  • Any court related fingerprint forms
  • Any country specific fingerprint forms

Reasons For Ink Fingerprinting

Federal Purposes

 Many federal agencies require ink fingerprints for employment applications
or other federal requests.

Out of State Requirements

When applying for a license or background check for a different state other than where you live, ink fingerprints will be required.

Different states require different card formats. We provide ink fingerprinting on any form you may need.

 

Foreign Countries

Most foreign countries requesting your fingerprints will ask you to be fingerprinted on a card or form. Be sure to receive your ink fingerprints on the correct form for your needs.

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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