As a service to our students, we offer fingerprinting on to fingerprint cards at ALL ASREB locations between 9am and 4pm Monday – Friday. ASREB currently has locations in Scottsdale, Gilbert, Glendale, Peoria, Surprise and Tucson. Please click on the LOCATIONS tab for address and contact information.
Fingerprint Cards are $20 for two cards, and just $10 for each additional card. Please submit your fingerprint cards along with the non-IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card Application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. You may obtain a Fingerprint Clearance Card Application by requesting one from the Dept or Public Safety at 602-223-2279. Or you may print one from the AZDPS Fingerprint Clearance Card website at https://www.azdps.gov/services/public/fingerprint.
Complete the application thoroughly and accurately. Use Black or Blue Ink. Your application packet to the Arizona Department of Public Safety must include the following:
- DPS Application (white copy ONLY) for fingerprint clearance card form
- Fingerprint card
- Fingerprint clearance card fee of $67. Only cashier’s checks, money orders or a check drawn on a business account made payable to the AZ Department of Public Safety will be accepted.
Place the application packet in a large envelope with sufficient postage and a return address. Do not fold, bend or damage the fingerprint card. Mail the completed application packet to:
Arizona Department of Public Safety
PO BOX 18390
Phoenix, AZ 85005-8390
You can then check the status of your fingerprint card online click here, or call the Fingerprint Clearance Card Team at AZDPS at 602-223-2279.
For mailed applications, the turnaround time for your fingerprint clearance card is currently 10 days, but vary depending on daily mail, volume of applications and transport times. We recommend you immediately start the process once you enroll in our license courses. You can check the status of your application by calling 602-223-2279.
Fingerprint cards can be used for employment and licensing for a number of industries including, but not limited to, Appraisal, Real Estate, Adoption, Health Care, and Child Care. For real estate, prior to submitting your application to the Arizona Department of Real Estate you will need to have completed and received the Fingerprint Clearance Card.
If you already have an Arizona fingerprint clearance card that was issued within the last 6 years you do not need to obtain a new card, however you must call DPS at 602-223-2279 and have the ARS CODE 32-2108.01 added to the current card you possess.
Our ASREB locations can also provide Fingerprint Capture for an Expedited FBI Background check. Persons travelling/working abroad, adopting a child, or needing an FBI report for a court related matter will benefit greatly from this fast and convenient service. Your fingerprints will be captured electronically at each ASREB location, and you will then need to send your completed FBI Criminal Report Request to National Background Check, Inc. Additional information and the application can be found at the following link – http://www.nationalbackgroundcheck.com/fbi-channeling.htm
Florida Live Scan Level II fingerprint background checks is also a service that can be provided electronically at all ASREB locations. Each site will have an application for you to fill out. It is important to note that when you come in for fingerprinting that you bring with you an ORI number from the Florida agency requesting you to do the background check. That information will be inputted into the transaction. FastFingerprints is also an approved Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) background check provider, and all ASREB sites are equipped with cameras to take the necessary AHCA Photo. Once the transaction is submitted you can call the Florida Department of Law Enforcement at 850-410-8161 for the status of your fingerprint submission.
Example of a Fingerprint Clearance Card
Other Important Information
- You DO NOT need a fingerprint clearance card to begin classes!
- All new applicants seeking an original license (including but not limited to real estate salesperson and/or broker) from the Arizona Department of Real Estate must provide an Arizona fingerprint clearance card at the time of license application.
- Fingerprint clearance cards are valid for six years
- Fingerprint Clearance precluding offenses may be found by visiting the state website and view A.R.S. 41-1758.03
- Fingerprint Clearance Card denials may be appealed through the fingerprint clearance appeal board.