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Approved Vendor of the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI)

Fingerprint Locations Status – The majority of our fingerprinting locations remain open but there are some that have closed temporarily to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The locations that are open are taking reasonable precautions such as using hand sanitizer and alcohol wipes during fingerprinting to help minimize the spread of the virus. Masks are required!!! Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Sickness – If you are showing signs of being sick you may be asked to reschedule your fingerprinting appointment on another day when you are feeling better.
About Colorado Fingerprinting – Powered by American Bioidentity – Colorado Fingerprinting is a premier Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) approved fingerprinting provider offering CBI fingerprint processing for employment and licensure; Fingerprint cards for other states, Federal purposes, ATF and other non-CBI purposes; FBI background checks for living, working or traveling in other countries, record challenges and other other court related purposes; Colorado legal name change, Florida Livescan processing, FINRA and more.

Valid ID Required: Acceptable forms include – A valid State ID Card (or outlying possession of the US with seal or logo from State Agency, Federal ID Card with seal or logo from Federal Agency, Commercial Driver’s license permit issued by State or outlying possession of the U.S., Commercial Driver’s license issued by a State or outlying possession of the U.S., paper/temporary Driver’s License issued by State or outlying possession of the U.S., valid U.S. passport, foreign passport, passport book/card, valid U.S. military identification card, permanent resident card/green card (I-551), enhanced tribal card (ETC).

Colorado Fingerprinting Offers the Following Services:

Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Fingerprint Processing CABS

Do you need to have your fingerprints processed with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for licensure (education, childcare, real estate, etc.) or as instructed by your employer? Colorado Fingerprinting is an approved CBI vendor for processing fingerprints through the Colorado Applicant Background Screening (CABS).

Fingerprint Cards

Need fingerprint cards for non-Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) purposes such as licensure or employment in other states, Federal purposes, ATF, for other countries or for other non-CBI purposes? We can help with the highest quality fingerprints on FD-258 fingerprint cards. We use livescan to digitally capture fingerprints and print them on FD-258 fingerprint card with black ink (meets all state, federal and other agency requirements) with no smudging or smearing for the lowest rejection rate. If your instructions provided by the agency requesting fingerprints state to get them in black ink our method meets their requirement – we guarantee it. Not for use for concealed carry or court ordered fingerprints, please contact your county sheriff for assistance with these purposes.

FBI Background Checks

We can process your fingerprints with the FBI for personal review, living or working in other countries, corrections, adoption or other court related matters. Multiple options are available with electronic results within 24 hours or electronic and mailed results.

CO Name Change Fingerprinting

Want to get your name changed in the State of Colorado? Before you can file your name change petition with the court you are required to obtain fingerprint based background checks with both the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and FBI.  We can process both your CBI and FBI background checks with results returned within an average of 2-3 weeks. 

Kinship Adoption

Kinship adoption is the adoption of a child by a grandparent, aunt, uncle, relative (either biological or a relative by marriage) or other member of the extended family. Kinship adoptions in Colorado typically require both a Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and FBI fingerprint based background check. We can process both the CBI and FBI background checks with results returned in an average of 2-3 weeks.

Florida LiveScan Fingerprinting

Do you need to get fingerprinted for licensure or employment in the State of Florida? Using livescan we can process your fingerprints with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) with results returned within 24-72 hours. We need a Florida Originating Agency Identifier (ORI) number which tells the FDLE why you need the background check and to whom to send your results.


Are you a financial broker/dealer and need to get your fingerprints processed with FINRA? Fingerprint information can be submitted to FINRA either electronically through FINRA’s Electronic Fingerprint Submission (EFS) program or with hard copy of fingerprint cards. Colorado Fingerprinting can help with either method depending on your preference.

Colorado Name Based Court Record Search

Do you need additional information such as a disposition on a Colorado arrest reported by CBI? We can help with the most comprehensive real time Colorado court record search with instant results.

Colorado Fingerprinting does not process fingerprints for hazmat. Pleas visit for more information.