Where to get fingerprints for FFL application?

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Where to get fingerprints for FFL application?

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Post by 4t5 » Thu May 26, 2016 4:47 pm

I am applying for a FFL which requires fingerprints to be submitted with the application. It seems like the easiest thing to do would be to find a CHL instructor close to downtown Houston and get them to do it. Any takers?

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Post by CleverNickname » Thu May 26, 2016 5:48 pm

Try your precinct constable's office. Pct 4 fingerprinted me earlier this year for $10.

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Post by Crossfire » Thu May 26, 2016 6:13 pm

We do them in Ft Worth. And we have the cards.

Unfortunately, that would be a bit of a commute for you.
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Post by TexasJohnBoy » Thu May 26, 2016 6:18 pm

Never mind that comment, complete wrong topic!
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Post by Solaris » Thu May 26, 2016 6:38 pm

Sheriff did mine no charge. Had the Sony Scanner so they let me run of a dozen for future use.

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Post by RoyGBiv » Fri May 27, 2016 6:01 am

Local PD did mine for AZ CWP. I think they charged me $10.
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Post by Bayoutalker » Fri May 27, 2016 6:53 am

We had ours done at a place listed on the DPS website. They transmitted them electronically, no need to mail.
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Post by Mick22 » Fri May 27, 2016 7:09 am

I got mine done in Pearland at IdentoGO for my CHL. Must set an appointment online.

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Post by sjfcontrol » Fri May 27, 2016 7:33 am

Bayoutalker wrote:We had ours done at a place listed on the DPS website. They transmitted them electronically, no need to mail.
DPS does not issue FFLs, guys...
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Post by Scott B. » Fri May 27, 2016 9:47 am

4t5 wrote:I am applying for a FFL which requires fingerprints to be submitted with the application. It seems like the easiest thing to do would be to find a CHL instructor close to downtown Houston and get them to do it. Any takers?
I used C-WAY Mobile Fingerprinting Service a couple of times, but at his office (located at I-10 and Hwy 6) as opposed to having him come to me.
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Post by CleverNickname » Fri May 27, 2016 10:38 am

sjfcontrol wrote:
Bayoutalker wrote:We had ours done at a place listed on the DPS website. They transmitted them electronically, no need to mail.
DPS does not issue FFLs, guys...
He's obviously talking about having fingerprints taken, like the OP was asking about.


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Post by Bayoutalker » Sat May 28, 2016 2:05 pm

CleverNickname wrote:
sjfcontrol wrote:
Bayoutalker wrote:We had ours done at a place listed on the DPS website. They transmitted them electronically, no need to mail.
DPS does not issue FFLs, guys...
He's obviously talking about having fingerprints taken, like the OP was asking about.
Exactly. Somewhere on the DPS website they had a list of places to get fingerprints done. We made an appointment and went to the company and had them done. They transmitted them electronically.
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Post by sjfcontrol » Sat May 28, 2016 2:08 pm

Bayoutalker wrote:
CleverNickname wrote:
sjfcontrol wrote:
Bayoutalker wrote:We had ours done at a place listed on the DPS website. They transmitted them electronically, no need to mail.
DPS does not issue FFLs, guys...
He's obviously talking about having fingerprints taken, like the OP was asking about.
Exactly. Somewhere on the DPS website they had a list of places to get fingerprints done. We made an appointment and went to the company and had them done. They transmitted them electronically.
For an ffl?
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Re: Where to get fingerprints for FFL application?

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Post by Bayoutalker » Sat May 28, 2016 2:15 pm

sjfcontrol wrote:
Bayoutalker wrote:
CleverNickname wrote:
sjfcontrol wrote:
Bayoutalker wrote:We had ours done at a place listed on the DPS website. They transmitted them electronically, no need to mail.
DPS does not issue FFLs, guys...
He's obviously talking about having fingerprints taken, like the OP was asking about.
Exactly. Somewhere on the DPS website they had a list of places to get fingerprints done. We made an appointment and went to the company and had them done. They transmitted them electronically.
For an ffl?
I missed the part about FFL and was thinking LTC. Sorry for the confusion. Here is the info on those fingerprints. They may be able to help with the FFL fingerprints too.

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/RSD/CHL/Li ... ntInfo.htm
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Re: Where to get fingerprints for FFL application?

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Post by sjfcontrol » Sat May 28, 2016 2:25 pm

Bayoutalker wrote:
sjfcontrol wrote:
Bayoutalker wrote:
CleverNickname wrote:
sjfcontrol wrote:
Bayoutalker wrote:We had ours done at a place listed on the DPS website. They transmitted them electronically, no need to mail.
DPS does not issue FFLs, guys...
He's obviously talking about having fingerprints taken, like the OP was asking about.
Exactly. Somewhere on the DPS website they had a list of places to get fingerprints done. We made an appointment and went to the company and had them done. They transmitted them electronically.
For an ffl?
I missed the part about FFL and was thinking LTC. Sorry for the confusion. Here is the info on those fingerprints. They may be able to help with the FFL fingerprints too.

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/RSD/CHL/Li ... ntInfo.htm

I guess I should have been a bit more verbose in my previous post, as it doesn't seem to have been very well understood.

It's possible that things have changed from when I looked into an FFL license several years ago, but back then they needed "rolled" prints on paper, not electronic prints. The DPS sites for prints are all going to be electronic. Crossfire has been doing rolled prints for decades, and now offers the electronic variety as well.

As an aside, I saw on the news the other evening that the government is still using computing equipment from the 1950's -- so it may be a while before they're accepting e-prints. "rlol"
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