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Colorado Applicant Background Services
Will an appointment be necessary or will you accept walk-ins?
Appointments are required. Applicants need to register for their fingerprinting location and appointment at www.coloradofingerprinting.com/cabs/.
How much will it cost to have employees processed with CABS?
The total fee is the CBI fee plus the $15 rolling fee. The range of fees is from $31.50 – $54.50 depending on your fingerprinting purpose with CBI. You receive the total at the end of the ordering process.
What kind of documentation will I need to bring with me to the fingerprint location?
How do I obtain my CBI Unique ID?
What if I used the incorrect CBI Unique ID?
If my fingerprints are rejected, do I have to pay again?
When should the transfer CBI Unique ID be used?
The applicant currently maintains an active status within the CBI database, with an active child care provider license, and is now submitting under another agency which also requires a child care provider license.
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What is average processing time for CABS background check results?
Who can access my CBI background check results?
How do I dispute my background check?
What happens if I miss my appointment? Or if I am late?
If you are late for your appointment you can wait and we will fingerprint you as soon as possible.
If I am a new employer how can I use CABS?
How do I set up a account to be a client with Colorado Fingerprinting?
Can a Government agency establish a billing account?
Can the total cost of fingerprinting be split between the applicant and employer?
How do my applicants enroll for fingerprinting if they do not have a computer and/or internet access?
How are out of state applicants processed with CABS?
How will we handle registrations for the blind or hearing-impaired?
Why do I have to get fingerprinted?
Can my fingerprints be archived?
What if I don't have a credit card? Are there other forms of payment that will be accepted?
Are refunds available?
How do I choose a location for CABS?
Do you reimburse for parking?
Can I challenge records reported by CBI?
Yes, you will first need to contact CBI at 303-239-4208 to start the process.
Can I go to CBI to be fingerprinted?
I am a minor and do not have a valid government issued ID, what should i do?
Do I have to have an appointment?
Yes, appointments are required. Please schedule your appointment and contact us for assistance with scheduling.
How long does it take for fingerprinting?
What should I bring for identification?
Do I have to bring my own fingerprint cards?
Why do I have to get fingerprinted?
What is "Live Scan" and is it acceptable instead of traditional ink?
What is required for 24-48 hour FBI background check processing?
Can I challenge my FBI record?
Can my FBI results be sent to another individual or an address outside of the United States?
What happens if my fingerprints are rejected?
I have been fingerprinted previously; why do I have to get fingerprinted again?
Are there reasons for fingerprinting that cannot be completed by Colorado Fingerprinting?
Colorado Fingerprinting cannot fingerprint for Hazmat at this time and we recommend contacting TSA for locations and assistance with HAZMAT. Law enforcement is required to fingerprint applicants for Arrest Booking; Criminal Justice Employee/ Applicant for agency or for other agency (e.g. Courts); Concealed Handgun Permits – Including emergency, renewal, and permit name changes; Explosive Permits; Interstate Compact Supervision/Treatment; Probation or Parole Registration; Sex Offender Registration; Record Challenges – CBI, Court Ordered Prints.
What days are you closed?
For 2019 we are closed on January 1st, May 27th, July 4th, September 2nd, November 28th, November 29, December 25. We are open all other days during our normal business hours.
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