California residents must use Live Scan.
Nonresidents can visit California to complete a Live Scan or submit fingerprints on cards supplied by the requesting party.
The fingerprint cards must be processed at a location authorized to complete fingerprint cards for the DOJ/FBI (e.g. law enforcement agency) in the state the services are rendered.
You may visit California and complete Live Scan. If you cannot, then you must
submit two rolled fingerprint cards with your application.
Suggested in-State Live Scan providers:
Biometrics4All (Applicant Services)
- Local law enforcement
- ABC- live scan- oag.ca.gov/fingerprints
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