|Dallas Mobile Fingerprinting
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: I am required to obtain F.A.S.T. electronic digital
fingerprinting for a Texas Independent School District, for
a Texas Real Estate license, or a daycare center. Do you
provide that type of service?
A: No, we provide ink based fingerprinting. Currently, the
Texas Department of Public Safety contracts with L-1
Identity Solutions to provide this service for you. If you
are required to obtain electronic fingerprinting with
F.A.S.T. form instructions, you will need to contact L-1 to
schedule an appointment. Their link is
Q: I need fingerprint cards completed for another state for
licensing requirements in that state. Are you able to
A. Yes. We are certified and authorized to complete
fingerprinting for all 50 states and for FBI non-criminal
Q: How long does the fingerprinting process take?
A: Not long. It takes you longer to fill out the top part of
the card than it does to be fingerprinted. As an example,
most people get 2 cards completed in about 10 minutes.
Q: How soon can I get an appointment with you if I am in a
A: Depending on what time of day or night you are calling,
most often we can see you right away or within minutes or
hours of the same day. It is best to schedule an appointment
as far in advance as possible to ensure the promptest level
of service. Rest assured, your emergency will become our
Q: What do I need to bring with me to my fingerprinting
A: You need to bring government issued picture
identification, such as a driver’s license, Military ID,
Alien Registration Card, or a current Passport.
Q: How can I ensure my fingertips and thumbs are ready for
you to fingerprint in order to obtain good quality,
A: Be sure to wash your hands very thoroughly with warm
water and dish washing liquid. We need dry fingertips to
record excellent prints so we need you to wash off soil,
oils, and lotions prior to fingerprinting.
Q: Can you come to our home or office to provide
fingerprinting services? If so, does it cost more than
scheduling an appointment at your Irving office?
A: Yes, for your convenience we do offer a mobile
fingerprinting and mobile notary services across Dallas –
Fort Worth. It costs a little more than it does in our
office because we must charge a fee for our travel time and
fuel. The travel charge varies (starting at $25) depending
on where you are located from Irving but we charge the
lowest mobile travel fees in Dallas. Just call us for a free
quote at (214) 529-8157.
Q: Should I go to a Police department in order to get my
fingerprints officially recorded?
A: No. We are as qualified and certified, approved by the
Texas Department of Public Safety’s Private Security Bureau,
and are authorized to do all the same fingerprinting as law
enforcement agencies are. We are a much more convenient
option since you can set an appointment with us any time.
With us, you do not get fingerprinted in a jailhouse booking
room. In addition, we have the FD-258 fingerprint cards you
need and the police department will not supply cards for
you. They do not do Immigration fingerprinting. We do all
Q: Is your service
A: Yes. We maintain an super low rejection rate but if your
fingerprint cards are returned as unclassifiable by the
authorities, which is highly unlikely, we will reprint them
for you at no charge even if we are not at fault.
Q: Do you submit my fingerprint cards to the FBI or State
A: No, we professionally capture and record your prints on
the FD-258 cards for you and then you or your employer send
the cards off to the FBI or state with applicable fees they
require for processing the non-criminal fingerprint
Q: What are
your hours of operation?
A: Most of our services are provided between 8:00 AM and
5:30 PM Monday through Friday and 9:00 AM to noon on
Saturdays. If you need us after hours, we can be there.
Because we provide mobile services, we work only by
appointment in the office or to travel to you.
Q: Do you charge more for evening or weekend appointments?
A: Yes. Most appointments (99%) are requested during
standard business hours. We are always on call 24/7 for
emergencies at a higher charge. Just call us for a free
Q: Do you offer discounts for corporate groups, CHL classes
etc.? What about individual rates?
A: Yes and yes! We offer the lowest rates of all DFW private
fingerprinting contractors, in the office or on the road. If
anyone gives you a better price quote than ours, just let us
know before you schedule an appointment with them and we
will price match or beat their quote. We charge the lowest
mobile travel fees in the Dallas area and the lowest
fingerprinting rates. Our company slogan fits us perfectly:
Convenience and Experience at Your Fingertips.
Mobile Trip Charges in Dallas*
*Corporate and Group Discounts*
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