How To Prepare For A Fingerprinting Appointment

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Fingerprinting is typically one of the final but most important portion of the application process. Most people need their fingers printed to run FBI background checks, state background checks, or applying for licenses. If you have a fingerprinting appointment coming up with RTP Fingerprinting, then you must be ready to have a smooth and efficient process.


Here is what you need to do to prepare for your fingerprinting appointment:

Step 1

Check the requirements: Different fingerprinting agencies, organizations, and entities have their own requirements for fingerprinting, so to make sure that we are servicing you with exactly what you need, please double check your specific requirements.

Examples: Identification needed, documents that need to be signed, or address to send fingerprint cards to.

Step 2

Gather and bring the necessary documents: Bring to your appointment all of the documents needed to complete your fingerprinting. Documents such as: government-issued ID, a driver's license or passport, as well as any forms or documents that need to be filled out.

Step 3

Arrive on time: Make sure to arrive on time for your appointment to avoid any delays. If you are running late or need to reschedule, be sure to contact the fingerprinting agency or organization as soon as possible.

Step 4

Follow the instructions: During the fingerprinting process, it is important to follow the instructions of the technician or officer collecting your fingerprints. This may include rolling your fingers in a specific way or applying pressure to the fingerprinting pad.

By following these tips, you can help ensure that your fingerprinting appointment goes smoothly and efficiently. Remember to bring all the necessary documents and identification, dress appropriately, arrive on time, and follow the instructions of the fingerprinting technician.


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