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INSTRUCTIONS TO FINGERPRINT COLLECTOR

PRIOR TO PRINTING, request that the applicant provide to you a prepaid envelope (should be a traceable means such as FedEx, UPS Next Day, etc.) for mailing the prints addressed to:

AFSNC
601 Madison Street, Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314

ONCE PRINTED, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE IS THE APPLICANT TO RETAIN CUSTODY OF THE FINGERPRINT SUBMISSION.

The applicant must present two (2) forms of photo identification, one of which must be the applicant''s passport. The passport number should be entered in the MISCELLANEOUS NUMBER (MNU) field/block (2.017) of the fingerprint submission.

Enter the applicant''s training request number into the Attention (ATN) (2.006) field. If printing on an inked card, print or type the student number in the upper left hand block labeled "LEAVE BLANK".

Each candidate must be printed twice, with both sets of prints being forwarded to the Clearinghouse. In the case of a livescan device, please print twice rather than just transmitting the same prints twice. We need two (2) complete and separate sets of fingerprint images.

The following information must be entered in the REASON FINGERPRINTED block of the fingerprint card or as specified for electronic submissions:

  • SID / SON: 002C (zero zero 2 C)
  • UID: AFS000101
  • PID: PA05 (PA zero 5) (TD26 is acceptable if PA05 is not available)
  • FBI wants Vision 100 Section 612 (2.037)

The following information is provided to ensure accurate completion of the fingerprint submission.

  • Training Request Number (enter in ATN field):
  • Last Name:
  • First Name:
  • Middle Name:
  • Other Names (AKA):
  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth (Country):
  • Citizenship:
  • Residence Address:

Your office may charge each applicant a nominal fee, in accordance with state/local regulations.

If you have any questions, please contact the Clearinghouse at (703) 797-2550.

 

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