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Customer Service Announcement:



**  Please note that as of July 30, 2021, building management is again requiring face masks on the premises in the common areas, including the parking garage.  Within our office, masks remain the personal choice of the customer.  **

Please do not make an appointment at this time if you are experiencing fever, coughing, trouble breathing, have been exposed to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) or have traveled outside the United States within the last 14 days.


1.)     Pre-Register on this website using the links found below.  This will save you time at your appointment and   help us to comply with social distancing guidelines by reducing interaction in the office.  If your reason for being fingerprinted is not found below, please don’t hesitate to call us at 410) 761-6700.

2.)     Once you have Pre-Registered and Paid Online, please call us at (410) 761-6700 to schedule your appointment.  To help us in limiting the number of customers in the office at one time, please arrive promptly for your scheduled appointment time.

Please note, we are currently operating with a greatly reduced staff during the pandemic, so please be patient.  We are open our normal hours of 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday. If we are not able to answer your call, please leave a message and we will return your call promptly.

Thank you, as always, for your business and your cooperation with the above guidelines!

bullet  The new, on-site state-of-the-art computer lab is available to all applicants and licensees. The lab provides applicants and licensees with the necessary resources to complete and print on-line registrations and licensing applications at the time of being fingerprinted and photographed.


Maryland Livescan is the most widely utilized, trusted and reliable state and Federal livescan fingerprint service provider in the mid-Atlantic region.  Licensed by the State of Maryland Department of Public Safety (CJIS), Maryland Livescan was the first full service company in the state of Maryland to provide a broad range of fast, convenient and safe and secure state and FBI electronic fingerprinting to the general public for reasons including but not limited to state and/or federal employment, licensing, domestic and international adoption, immigration visa for traveling abroad and more. Obtaining a state or federal criminal history record check including obtaining fingerprint only services takes only minutes to complete.

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm


The Empire Towers Building
7310 Ritchie Hwy. Suite 610
Glen Burnie, MD 21061-3296
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(410) 761-6700


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FBI National Criminal History Background Reports:
The National Criminal History Report Processing Center processes domestic and international request by individuals seeking to obtain expedited copies of their personal criminal record background report on file with the FBI. Reports are available to the applicant to download securely online in most cases 1 to 2 hour's. Reports by mail are typically received by the applicant or their attorney in 3-5 day's. For additional information and instructions requesting a FBI criminal history report in person, submitting completed fingerprint cards by mail or obtaining "fingerprint only" services on fingerprint cards, click here.


DoD SWFT Express Livescan Fingerprinting for Federal Government Contractors:
U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Defense Security Service Agency (DSS) SWFT express livescan fingerprinting for applicant all federal agencies and government contractors are processed at the National Criminal History Report Processing Center in Glen Burnie, MD. Applicants are strongly advised to utilize the express registration prior to arriving as these individuals are seen first upon arrival. For additional information and to access SWFT on-line express registration, please click here.


State of Maryland Applicant & Licensee Express Livescan Services:
State, county and municipal government applicant and licensees requiring criminal background records checks may now express register online for livescan fingerprinting services.  Maryland Livescan's exclusive express registration is fast, efficient and convenient. To begin, please select one of the links below that matches the purpose you require a criminal history records check.


Concealed Carry Permit


Employment - Maryland State Police Trooper


Explosives, Blasters & Fireworks - Fire Marshall


Firearms Dealers & Class-3 Transfers


Fire Department Employment - Fire Marshall


Handgun Qualification Licensing (HQL)


MD Police & Correctional Training Commission 


Private Detective Licensing: New | Renewal


Security Guard Licensing: New | Renewal


Security Systems Technician


Special Police Commission: New | Renewal


Livescan Fingerprinting On-site Mobile Services:
Mobile Livescan Fingerprinting services are available throughout the state of Maryland, District of Columbia and Northern Virigina and is available to all government agency's, private institutions, businesses, schools and others who have a group of applicants and licensees requiring to be fingerprinted for state and Federal criminal background record checks. If you would like to have our Mobile Livescan Fingerprinting performed at your location, please call 410-761-6700 and speak to a representative.

Processing Times:
State of Maryland criminal history background checks submitted electronically by Maryland Livescan's optimized LSFP network capability average 24 hours or less to complete. As an FBI channeling partner, FBI criminal history background checks are typically available to the applicant to retrieve in person or electronically in 2 hour's or less on average.
Approximately 7 to 10 day's after submitting the record request applicant and licensees should receive a copy of the report by regular mail. Individuals who fail to receive a copy of the report are advised to contact the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services directly at 410-764-4501 or their appropriate state or Federal government agency.