Bureau of Security and Investigative Services

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Live Scan Process Instruction Form

STEP 1

Fill out the following information on the pre-printed Live Scan form (BCII 8016), which can be downloaded from the Bureauís web site.

1. Job Title or Type of License, Certification or Permit
Enter exactly which license, certification or permit you are completing the live scan if multiple license, certification or permits exist for the live scan.
2. Name of Applicant
Enter the Last Name, First Name, and Middle Name.
3. Alias
Enter any aliases (including any maiden name) of the applicant.
4. Date of Birth
Enter the date of birth of the applicant.
5. Sex
Enter the sex of the applicant.
6. Height
Enter the height of the applicant.
7. Weight
Enter the weight of the applicant.
8. Eye Color
Enter the eye color of the applicant.
9. Hair Color
Enter the hair color of the applicant.
10. Place of Birth
Enter the place of birth of the applicant.
11. SOC
Enter the applicant's Social Security number.
12. Driver's License No.
Enter the applicant's Driver's License number, including the state.
13. Home Address
Enter the applicant's home address.

STEP 2

With three copies of the completed Live Scan Form, go to the nearest Live Scan site to have your fingerprints electronically submitted to the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

NOTE: You can get a listing of all Live Scan sites at http://ag.ca.gov/fingerprints/publications/contact.php.

STEP 3

Pay the Live Scan Operator:

Without Firearm Permit
$32.00 DOJ Fingerprint Processing Fee
$17.00 FBI Fingerprint Processing Fee

TOTAL: $49.00
With Firearm Permit
$32.00 DOJ Fingerprint Processing Fee
$17.00 FBI Fingerprint Processing Fee
$38.00 Firearm Eligibility Processing Fee
$87.00

In addition, you must pay the Live Scan Operator the Live Scan site Processing Fee. The fee is set by each Live Scan Site and can vary. The Bureau of Security and Investigative Services does not set the fee.

STEP 4

Submit the following to the Bureau:
1. The completed Application form.
2. The second copy of the Live Scan Form (BCII 8016) received from the Live Scan site, signed by the Live Scan Operator, including the ATI number.
3. A check/money order. See fee schedule (company or employee) for current fees.