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Press Release

FBI Electronic Fingerprint processing for background checks arrives in Nevada

Published on Wed, Dec 19, 2012 (2:42 p.m.)

Las Vegas, NV. - LiveScan USA, Inc. has brought electronic fingerprint submission to the FBI to Nevada. These fingerprint background checks which previously took 6-8 weeks to process by mailing fingerprint cards is now able to be done and results received within 7 days – sometimes in as few as 24 hours.

The residents of Nevada can use this service to see what is in their FBI criminal history, or get a clearance letter for foreign adoptions, immigration review, work or travel to another country and other non-state requirements.

The local fingerprint facility, LiveScan Las Vegas, located at 4680 S. Eastern Ave., Suite H – is the FIRST livescan facility in Nevada with the ability to transmit electronically to the FBI. LiveScan USA, Inc is looking to expand this coverage by allowing other fingerprint facilities in Nevada to use their channeling gateway to the FBI.

Nevada residents requiring this service can contact the LiveScan Las Vegas office at 702-949-6060.

LiveScan USA, Inc. has operated a livescan fingerprint facility in Las Vegas since April 2009, processing applicant fingerprint submissions to the Nevada Department of Public Safety for a variety of industries where a criminal background check is required for state license.

LiveScan USA, Inc. is aCalifornia Department of Justice- approved channeler providing connectivity for over 150 livescan facilities in California. LiveScan USA, Inc. is providing channeling services in all 50 states for FBI, but also working with various states to channel state-required applicant fingerprint submissions.