State and National Criminal History Record Check

  • Who needs a background check?

  • What needs to be submitted?

  • When are fingerprint cards and waivers due?

  • How do I get a fingerprint card and waiver form?

  • What do I do if my local law enforcement agency won't release my fingerprint card back to me?

  • What happens if my submitted fingerprint card is returned to the KDA as illegible?

Request Fingerprint Cards and Waiver Forms

Complete this form to request fingerprint cards and waiver forms. The cards and forms should be sent with your application for a license.

  • You can complete the fingerprint cards at a local law enforcement office at any time, but DO NOT SEND the cards or the waiver forms until you submit your application unless instructed otherwise. 
  • DO bring the fingerprint card AND waiver form with you to the law enforcement office when you go to get your fingerprints taken.
  • Law enforcement offices may charge a fingerprint rolling fee, which varies by location.
  • For information on fingerprint locations, see this list from the FBI.

First and Last Name
(Apt, Suite, Lot, etc.)
# of fingerprint cards you need