Live Scan Processing Time

Explore the importance of ink card fingerprinting for travel nurses. Learn about its role in licensing, where to get it done, and how to avoid delays.

DOJ-FBI Live Scan Fingerprinting Processing

The California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan Fingerprinting processing time usually comes back within 72 hours electronically to the requesting agency. Mailing the results back to the requesting agency could take from 7-10 days. However some delays do occur, for any significant delay the DOJ will contact the requesting agency. The Live Scan results are either emailed or sent to the requesting agency listed on the Request for Live Scan Service form.

Once the Live Scan Fingerprinting process has been completed at one of our California Live Scan Centers, please direct all inquiries to the agency handling your employment or licensing.

For those that would like to “check up” on their completion results can also contact DOJ directly on their 24 Hour Automated Telephone Service, 916-227-4557. Click here to learn more.