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Fingerprinting Services

Alliance 2020 is the easiest and most convenient place to get fingerprinted in Renton, Seattle, Tacoma, Everett and Wenatchee.
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Ink Fingerprinting Services

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Alliance 2020 provides convenient ink fingerprinting services at our offices in Renton, Seattle, Tacoma, Everett and Wenatchee. We accept walk-ins for ink fingerprinting at all of our locations. Appointments are only required for electronic fingerprinting.

Upon arriving, we’ll provide you with an FD-258 card to fill out. If you have your own card or need fingerprints on another document, we’ll print you on that. After the prints are taken, we’ll hand the card back to you. The process is quick, taking about 15 minutes from start to finish!

Fingerprinting costs $40 for one card and $5 for each additional card. We accept credit/debit at all five locations. Cash is only accepted at our Renton office. Please bring a valid government-issued ID, as it is required for identification purposes.

We guarantee your prints will be accepted or we will reprint you at no charge!

Walk-Ins Welcome for Ink Fingerprinting!

We’re open Monday through Friday at all locations. See our hours below:

Renton
8AM – 4:30PM
425-271-8065 Ext. 1

304 Main Ave S #101, Renton, WA 98057

Tacoma
8AM – 12PM, 12:30 – 4PM
425-902-3367

1015 Pacific Ave #102, Tacoma, WA 98402

Seattle
8AM – 12PM, 12:30 – 4:30PM
206-482-8898

2033 6th Ave #901, Seattle, WA 98121

Everett
8AM – 4:30PM
425-264-1017

3201 Broadway Ave #B, Everett, WA 98201

Wenatchee
10AM – 3PM
509-218-2850

5 S Wenatchee Ave #101, Wenatchee, WA 98801

Digital Fingerprinting Services

Alliance 2020 is the most convenient location for those requiring IdentoGO biometric fingerprinting for agencies who are authorized for live scan fingerprinting. Digital fingerprinting is provided at our offices in Renton, Everett and Wenatchee.

Electronic fingerprinting requires an appointment. To schedule via phone, please call 1-888-771-5097 or click here to schedule online.

Fingerprints provide positive identification. Our services are used daily by individuals in the following categories where fingerprinting is required by statute:

  • Childcare/Adult Services Employees
  • Banks and Financial Institutions
  • Auto Dealers
  • Insurance Companies
  • Liquor Licenses
  • Mortgage Brokers/Loan Originators
  • Casino Workers
  • Adoptive Parents
  • Security Personnel
  • Educational Employees

Frequently Asked Questions

What are fingerprints needed for?

Fingerprinting is required for many reasons. Some of the most common are:

 

  • Medical/Nursing Licensing
  • Foreign Passport Renewals
  • Concealed Pistol Licensing (CPL)
  • Immigration Purposes
  • Teaching/Education Requirements (OSPI)
  • Employment Background Checks
  • Firearm Licensing (ATF, NFA)
  • Adult Entertainment Licensing
  • Adoption Applications
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
How do I get an FBI fingerprint background check?

In order to obtain your background check, you must submit fingerprint cards to the FBI. Alliance 2020 works with you to secure the documentation required to run the background check. The results are mailed directly to you within two to four weeks.

How do I get a WSP fingerprint background check?

In order to obtain a fingerprint-based background check for the state of Washington, you must submit a fingerprint card to the Washington State Patrol (WSP). Alliance 2020 works with you to facilitate your fingerprint background check. Results are generally available within two to four weeks.

What's an ORI number?

An ORI, or Originating Agency Identifier, identifies the agency that originated the fingerprinting request. For a civil applicant, it’s the agency requiring you to undergo a fingerprint-based background check.

The code is assigned by the FBI or a state’s main law enforcement agency based on state or federal legislation that allows or requires applicants for the agency to undergo the check. Moreover, it tells the law enforcement agency conducting the background check who to send the results to. The authorized agency is not allowed by state and FBI rules to share the results of the background check with any other person or entity.

The ORI is generally a 9-digit alpha-numeric code consisting of 2 digits identifying the state and 6-7 numerals and often ending with a letter. Some states issue agency ID’s which follow a different format but serve the same purpose.

Do you offer mobile fingerprinting services?

If you are located in the Puget Sound region and coming to our office is inconvenient, that’s no problem! We provide mobile fingerprinting services for an additional charge. This is an ideal solution for groups or busy professionals like doctors, lawyers and others. Please contact us for more information.

Do you fingerprint for concealed pistol licensing?

Alliance 2020 is authorized by several police departments in Washington to fingerprint for concealed pistol licensing. This includes Renton, Seattle, Tacoma, Everett, Wenatchee, Issaquah and Des Moines. If you do not live in one of the aforementioned cities, call us for more information.

Does Alliance 2020 provide fingerprint cards?

We provide FD-258 fingerprint cards, if you do not already have them. SF-87 cards are also available at our Renton office. Sometimes applicants need to get fingerprinted on a different type of card or document. In almost all cases, we can assist.

    Can you fingerprint children?

    In most cases, we are able to fingerprint school-age children. A government-issued photo ID that shows the child’s name and date of birth is required.

    What do I need to bring to my appointment?

    We require that you bring a government-issued photo ID that shows your date of birth. While we provide FD-258 cards at no additional cost, you may also bring your own card or document. For the highest quality prints, please be properly hydrated and use hand lotion prior to your appointment.

    What happens if my prints get rejected?

    Our fingerprint technicians are extremely talented at what they do! However, if your cards do get rejected, we will reprint you at no additional cost.

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