Ink & Roll Fingerprinting

Accurate Biometrics offers manual ink and roll fingerprinting at all of our locations. We can print on fingerprint cards that you provide, or we can provide FBI FD-258 cards at no charge to our customers. A service fee of $20 per card is due at the time fingerprints are taken. All of our technicians are licensed as Live Scan Fingerprint Vendors with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR). We accept credit cards or money orders. Cash is not accepted.

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Accurate Biometrics guarantees our service. If your fingerprints are rejected by the FBI due to fingerprint technician error (e.g. images out of sequence), return to one of our locations with your Accurate Biometrics receipt and the rejection notice, and you will be reprinted at no cost.

Concierge Service Available

Accurate Biometrics provides ink and roll as well as live scan fingerprint capture for Corporate Board Members and Company Owners required to submit to fingerprinting for a liquor license or other fingerprinting reasons. Our service is professional, discreet, confidential, trusted and can be performed on site. Call today 866-361-9944 for scheduling and pricing.

We Can Come To You – Mobile Fingerprinting

We can come to your location for large groups for ink and roll or live scan fingerprinting. Click here for mobile fingerprinting availability and scheduling information.

Multiple Card Scan Service

We can save you time and money by capturing prints via live scan and then creating high quality prints on FBI Standard FD-258 fingerprint cards. These prints are acceptable by government agencies Please contact our Account Management Team at 773-685-5832 or to schedule a special session.

Ink and Roll Cards are still in use

At times, fingerprints for background checks are required to be captured and submitted using the traditional “ink and roll” method. Examples may include the banking industry, out-of-state licensing, out-of-state nursing and international travel requirements.

Fingerprinting purposes that may require Ink and Roll Cards:


  • Canadian Citizenship
  • Emigration
  • Employment/Volunteer Work Assignments


  • National Association of Security Dealers (NASD)
  • National Futures Association (NFA)
  • Security Clearances
  • Federal Government Employment
  • Federal Contractor

Out of state Employment/Licensure

  • State Criminal History Record
  • Real Estate
  • Mortgage Broker
  • Security Guard
  • Accounting
  • Insurance
  • Physician/Nurse/Medical
  • Healthcare
  • Adoption/Childcare
  • Education/Student Teaching
  • Concealed Carry
  • Liquor License
  • All other state requirements

The standard FBI FD-258 fingerprint card form is available for download here.

Accurate Biometrics also provides fingerprint card scanning services for authorized recipients:

  • For out-of-state card processing for Illinois licensing, click here.
  • For personal FBI background checks, click here.

For general assistance, please call our Customer Service team at (866) 361-9944 or email us at