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Fingerprint Requirements

The Private Security Program is required by Oregon Revised Statute 181A.875 (3) to forward a complete set of the applicant’s fingerprints to the Department of State Police and request that the Department of State Police conduct a nationwide criminal records check of the applicant as provided in ORS 181A.195. 
Oregon Administrative Rule 259-060-0300259-060-0310, and 259-060-0320 defines the Board's standards and the Department's procedures for denial, suspension or revocation.  Additional information related to mandatory and discretionary program disqualifiers can be found on the Background check Information page.

Option 1 - Electronic fingerprinting via Fieldprint

Submit Electronic Fingerprints via Fieldprint, Inc.  Fieldprint provides all aspects of the fingerprinting process from electronic collection to sending the collected fingerprints to OSP/FBI for processing;eliminating the need for submission of a fingerprint card to DPSST.  Fieldprint offers nationwide fingerprinting services within a reasonable distance from any location.  Please visit: for more information and to schedule an appointment.

You will need to use the following Fieldprint code when scheduling your appointment:



  • Be Sure to enter the Fieldprint code when scheduling your appointment; and
  • Once you have completed the process of scheduling an appointment with Fieldprint, Inc., you will be provided with a Confirmation Page.  You must include a copy of your Confirmation Page with your application packet upon submission to DPSST.

Option 2 - LiveScan fingerprinting

Submit a LiveScan printed fingerprint card.  LiveScan is an inkless electronic fingerprinting method where fingerprints are scanned and saved as a digital image.  When done properly, LiveScan can have a greater success rate than the traditional ink method.  However, LiveScan is not available in all areas.

Option 3 - Traditional ink fingerprinting Submit a completed ink fingerprint card

The Department will supply pre-printed FBI fingerprint cards at no charge. Please contact our office to request one.