by an Approved FBI Channeler
Why Choose Us
How It Works
A direct resource for advanced fingerprinting solutions
In 2011, TRP Associates secured an exclusive contract to serve as an Approved FBI Channeler.
Making us one of only a handful of companies authorized to transmit electronic fingerprint captures directly to the FBI’s Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS).
This exclusive database is primarily limited to law enforcement, judicial, and government officials.
But our status as an Approved FBI Channelr allows us to provide a bridge between private and public companies and this vital governmental resource.
How It Works
Our national network of fingerprint professionals and international partnerships with US consulates around the world make taking care of your fingerprinting needs as simple as 1-2-3!
1. Find a Location
To find an ink or Livescan digital fingerprint technician near you:
Book Now to schedule an appointment
Don’t have a location near you? No problem!
Simply make an appointment to be fingerprinted at your local law enforcement agency.
2. Gather Required Documents
Successful processing of fingerprints requires 3 basic elements at the time of submission
- Two (2) forms of government-issued Identification
- *A completed copy of this required FBI Client Applicant form
- *Ink or digital fingerprint captures on FD258 Fingerprint Cards
*provided at all TRP fingerprint locations
Submitting your fingerprints by mail? PLEASE NOTE
Fingerprints cannot be processed without a completed copy of this required FBI Client Applicant form and photocopies of two (2) forms of government-issued identification
3. Capture and Submit Your Prints
If you are going to one of our fingerprinting locations, you will only need to bring two (2) forms of government-issued identification to your appointment. Your fingerprints will be taken at this time by a LiveScan technician and will be electronically submitted to the FBI.
If you had to make an appointment to be fingerprinted at your local law enforcement agency or a US Consulate, you can indicate that when you book your service via our Scheduler. After you indicate that you will be mailing your fingerprints and pay the related fees online, you need to mail the Fingerprint Card, the completed FBI Client Applicant form, and 2 forms of government-issued identification to our corporate headquarters at:
601 Jefferson Boulevard
Warwick, RI 02886
Upon receiving the documents, we will promptly process your fingerprints. For your convenience, your results will be sent via email.
Our Fingerprint Solutions
Before Booking an Appointment, go to How It Works for important information about our processes and procedures
About Our Services
As an Approved FBI Channeler, we are authorized to transmit digital fingerprints directly to the FBI.
Our advanced fingerprinting services follow a cost-effective, reliable, tested method for collecting and transmitting biometric and biographic data. Our global business model allows us to provide services for private citizens, businesses, and government agencies throughout the world.
We have bult our reputation on our ability to provide these services quickly, securely, and in compliance with all relevant procedures and regulations.
FBI Background Checks
As one of only a few FBI Channelers, we have a direct line to the FBI CJIS database over secure encrypted security transmissions.
FBI Background Checks are available for all US citizens. Applicants requesting an FBI Background Check must supply demographic information requested by the FBI when scheduling an appointment.
Results are returned almost immediately through our secure servers.
A fingerprint background check is required to:
- Update, correct, or challenge a record
- Adopt a child
- Obtain a Visa
- Emploment or Lcensing
- Legal Residency
About Our Services
Book Now to schedule an appointment with any of our nationwide network of affiliates
We provide 2 basic options for capturing biometric data (aka fingerprints)
Ink fingerprint Cards
FD258 Fingerprint Cards are available at any of our nationwide locations.
Remember to bring two (2) forms of government issued identification to your appointment
Livescan Digital Fingerprinting
Digital fingerprints are scanned and transmitted using the latest Livescan technology
A fingerprint background check is required for the following reasons
An Up-To-Date Record
To make sure your FBI record is complete, accurate and up-to-date.
Correct a Record
To review or to request a correction or update
Challenge a Record
To challenge information on your record
Adopt a Child
Adopting a child from a foreign country
Visa to live, work, or travel abroad
To satisfy a requirement to live or work in a foreign country, or to satisfy a requirement to travel to a foreign country
Before you schedule an appointment
An FBI-approved Channeler may only process requests for an individual who is a citizen or a lawful permanent resident of the U.S.
A lawful permanent resident is any person not a citizen of the U.S. who is residing in the U.S. under legally recognized and lawfully recorded permanent residence as an immigrant (also known as “Permanent Resident Alien,” “Resident Alien Permit Holder,” and “Green Card Holder”).
Employment & Licensing Regulations
An Approved FBI Channeler cannot process a request for employment and/or licensing purposes within the United States.
This type of request should be coordinated with the appropriate state identification bureau (or state police) for the correct procedures.
For your convenience, we’ve provided answers to a few of the most commonly asked questions about fingerprinting.
FBI Channeler Partnership Opportunities
A secure, cost-effective growth strategy for like-minded business owners
Personal Identity Verification is a rapidly expanding field. To increase our superior level of service for our applicants, we are excited to offer our clients a superior service through ID Solutions Fingerprinting.
Why Choose Us?
TRP Associates is a trusted partner of the Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI) CJIS Division. We provide the most professional, confidential identity related, fingerprint-based background check solutions nationwide.
Who Should Apply?
We’re looking to partner with like-minded individuals and companies that put security and professionalism at a premium. ID Solutions Fingerprinting powered by TRP Associates is committed to performing only the most comprehensive services in the identity security industry.