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FINRA Fingerprinting Services

PrintScan is an authorized FINRA channeler

Who is FINRA?

FINRA is the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

Fingerprint Innovations offers ink fingerprinting on FINRA fingerprint cards, which we keep stocked in our offices. We also offer electronic fingerprint submissions to FINRA.

Fingerprint Innovations is an approved fingerprint channeler to handle all of your Electronic Fingerprint Submissions (EFS) to FINRA. Fingerprint Innovations has worked closely with FINRA to become authorized to submit EFS under the guidelines established by the FBI and FINRA, and is only one of thirteen companies in the United States to do so.

As a certified vendor, we offer a secure connection where fingerprints can be submitted electronically with results being delivered back to the broker dealer through FINRA CRD. Electronic Fingerprint submissions allow for faster processing times, higher quality fingerprints, reduced rejection rates, and lower FINRA fingerprint processing fees assessed to firms.

FINRA Background Check

Fingerprint Innovations offers our clients flexible
and convenient options for submitting to FINRA

  • FINRA Electronic Fingerprint Submissions in our convenient locations.
  • FINRA Electronic Fingerprint Submissions at your location.
  • Ink fingerprint hard cards to be submitted to FINRA directly.
  • Card Scanning Services to convert ink hard cards to electronic files for submission.
  • Additionally, you can purchase or lease one of our systems and do your own fingerprinting in house.

New to FINRA?

Fingerprint Innovations can transmit electronic submissions directly to FINRA for all individuals!
  1. Firm CRD Number
  2. Firm Name
  3. Firm Full Address

Please be advised: Some firms ask individuals to be printed on cards for a reason. They keep the cards until they are ready to send them to FINRA on your behalf. Please make sure to check with your firm if transmitting electronically is ok.

Inked Fingerprint Card


FINRA Submission
Our most popular option
$ 30 /submission
  • Professional fingerprint capture
  • Results Within 24 hours
FINRA Ink Cards
$ 45 /2 cards
  • Professional fingerprint capture
  • Two complete fingerprint cards

Frequently Asked Questions

We know you have questions, we can answer them.

Q. How long does it take?

It typically takes about 10 minutes from the time you are called, until all of your fingerprints have been captured.

Q. Is Ink Fingerprinting messy?

The ink we use comes off quickly with a wipe that we give you.

Q. What information do I need?

You need a valid State or Federally issued form of identification so we can prove your identity. A valid driver’s license or passport is acceptable.

Q. Do I bring any documentation?

We typically don't need any additional documentation other than your identity documents.

Q. What payment do you accept?

We accept cash, or any major credit card. (Visa/Mastercard/Discovery/American Express)

Get in Touch with us

Still have Questions?

Our HeadquartersDanvers, Massachusettes

Speak to Us (631) 782-1700