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Licensed under local liquor commissions
Illinois state Law (Liquor (235 ILCS 5/) Liquor Control Act of 1934) supports state and FBI
fingerprint-based background checks for the sale of alcoholic beverages in Illinois. (See resource
Applications for liquor licensing begin with the village, city or municipality where the sale of
alcoholic beverages will take place. Along with the application to the local government agency,
state law allows a fingerprint-based background check for approval of a local liquor license.
Some municipalities work with a law firm to handle their liquor license legal compliance. Accurate
Biometrics works with local municipalities or their compliance firms. Your local governing office or
their compliance firm will provide you with the Fingerprint Authorization Form needed to bring to
one of our fingerprinting service locations.
Municipalities or compliance firms interested in setting up an account for applicant fingerprinting
with Accurate Biometrics should contact our Account Management Team at 773-685-5832. You will need
to contact the Illinois state Police to issue an Originating Requester Identification (ORI) Number
if you do not already have one.
An ORI number is required before applicants can be fingerprinted for a background check. Once an
account is established, Accurate Biometrics will provide a customized fingerprinting form for your
agency that the applicants will need to bring for fingerprinting.
Accurate Biometrics is a trusted live scan fingerprint provider with nearly 20 years of experience.
We offer fast, convenient walk-in service at over 40 locations in Illinois. Let us help you navigate
the background check process. Call our Customer Support team at 866-361-9944 if you have any
questions, or please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: In Chicago the application for a liquor license is regulated by the department of
Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP). Here is the link for liquor license information
under the BACP., https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/bacp/provdrs/liquor_licenses.html
The cost for fingerprinting for is determined by an agreement with your municipality.
Our fee includes Illinois and FBI Fees. All major credit cards and money orders
accepted (NO personal checks or cash). Click here to view complete list of
For additional assistance, please call our customer service department at 866-361-9944 or email at email@example.com.