How to Start a Fingerprinting Business

The fingerprinting business can be a profitable way to earn since this service is very much needed by a lot of companies and organizations today.

In this article, you would be able to know how to start this business with utmost convenience and still gain much fulfillment in the end once you start the entire business operations.

Many people these days are in need of the fingerprinting service for a good number of reasons. It is an important part in making background checks and inquiring on criminal records which you would simply go through when you apply for licenses and other important documents. So if you are thinking that you can earn much in offering this service, then you must definitely know how to start a Fingerprinting business.

Setting It All Up

When you work for a company, you would find this service being utilized when checking out on new employees especially if the business is involved in fields that are vulnerable to crimes. It is very important to know first within the rules of your state the requirements in taking and recording fingerprints. In majority of the states all over the country, you are required to have undergone some technical training course and even become registered. This might require a great deal of your time and financial resources. Inquire also if you need to finish some kind of training or education to be able to have the right license. Do not forget to renew your license once you have it every year.

It is important also to get liability insurance since this would require you to work closely with the individual. Many file sexual harassment suits and even blame you for being denied of a job he or she is applying for just because of the results of your fingerprinting business. Make sure that once you get the fingerprint kit, try to find the most modern and high tech for it will give you less trouble in the long run. But if you have a small capital, then there is surely a simpler ink package which comes in a more affordable price.

Marketing Your Business

Word of mouth is still the most effective form of marketing you can apply to your Fingerprinting business. Start with the ones you know personally which would include your family, previous co-workers, and friends. You can ask these immediate people to help you out in spreading the word about your business and give them business cards and brochure that they can give also to others. Try to get in touch with businesses that include fingerprinting in their employment and hiring procedures. Do not commit the mistake though of calling the bigger companies since they usually have their own team to do this for them.

73 Comments

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  • JMS said on August 7, 2012
    I would like to start my own fingerprinting business in Gary Indiana, what are the requirements.
  • Sly Ezeani said on September 2, 2012
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  • Stanley George said on November 19, 2012
    I am interested in starting my own finger printing business and I live in Houston, Texas. Please email information to me. Thank you, George
  • Stanley George said on November 19, 2012
    I am seeking information on how to enroll, train and open a finger printing business opportunity with your company. Please send me information as soon as you can. Thank you, Stanley George, Genson & Associates, 832-232-4814
  • teri said on November 29, 2012
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  • Victor Medina Martinez said on February 27, 2013
    WORLD FINGERPRINTS, PUERTO RICO. GOOD MORNING; I HAVE MY SMALL BUSINESS OF FINGERPRINTS, BUT NEED BEGIN ELECTRONICFINGERPRINTS(L1), HOW CAN I BEGIN TO DO THIS IN PR, I HAVE E MAIL A LOT OF COMPANIES, BUT WITH NO CONCRETE ANSWER, CAN YOU HELP ME?
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    What do I need to start fingerprint business in Virginia
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    I want to start my own fingerprinting business, ink or livescan, and also i am currently an instructor in New Mexico, i want to open a business in Pennsylvania. Could you please send me any info you have. Thanks
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  • rodney addison said on November 7, 2013
    I am interested in starting my own Finger Printing business in New Jersey, but not sure which department to call in order to find out if privatized fingerprinting service is ok within my state
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  • David Boyd said on January 11, 2014
    how to start up a Live Scan fingerprint Business in Virginia
  • John Adeekunle said on January 25, 2014
    I want to start my fingerprinting business in California how do I go about it? Thanks
  • John Adekunle said on January 25, 2014
    What does it take in terms of finance to establish a finger printing company? Is it profitable?
  • tanya Abel said on February 1, 2014
    I would like to know the estimated cost of starting a finger printing business both live scan and ink. this should include enrollment and training. Thanks
  • MARIELLA said on April 10, 2014
    I am seeking to start a fingerprint business in Miami florida, a mobile facility . What are the requirements and cost? Thank you
  • John D said on April 14, 2014
    Does any one know the requirements, equipments and cost to start my own fingerprinting business in Atlanta GA? Open to any suggestion. Thanks
  • Bernadette said on April 29, 2014
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    I would like to know how to start a fingerprinting business in Houston, Texas. If you have information please email me. Larry Bandy
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    I would like to start a fingerprint business in texas. What will be my steps to take
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    Good Evening, I would like to have information on how to incorporate a finger printing business within my establish business. Thank you.
  • C Bartolome said on October 7, 2014
    We're interested in start a fingerprinting business in Texas. Any help would be greatly appreciated. CB
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    Hello Good afternoon, I'm interested in establishing a fingerprinting business in Illinois. Any details you have to navigate the journey will be greatly appreciated. Thank you, MB.
  • John Patton said on January 5, 2015
    I would like more information about starting my own fingerprinting business in Texas.
  • Chris C. said on February 18, 2015
    Hi I'm interested in opening a fingerprinting business in New York City i would like to know the requirements on how to do that if there is any licenses or courses that are needed and if it is any easier being retired N.Y.P.D. to establish this business thank you.
  • Alfredo Rojas said on March 12, 2015
    I would like to add "fingerprinting" as a service to my business. Can someone contact me with details on how to get started? Thank you, (702) 818-0061, arojas@tuspapeles.com
  • Albert Amelio said on March 13, 2015
    I would like to add a fingerprinting business to my existing business. I'm located in Pittsburgh, Pa. 15220. I would to know what is required in Pennsylvania for that type of business.
  • Kamesh Venugopal said on March 13, 2015
    Hi, I am interested to set up a finger printing service business and I would like to know more about the same. I would like to know the details on how to incorporate a finger printing business and the list of equipments, trainings and certifications to be considered.
  • Cozzette Bartolome said on March 13, 2015
    Please send me info on starting up a fingerprinting business in Cibolo, Texas. I would like to know details, seminars and any certifications I may need in the process. Thank You.
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    I want to star my fingerprinting in Massachustte
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    Lawrence Ma USA
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    I would like to start a fingerprinting business in Texas. Do you have any information? I'm also, interested in a franchise or partnership. Thanks
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    I am interested in opening a finger printing and back ground check in Illinois. Can you please provide any information that could assist me?
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    Hi, Please send start up info & requirement for a Fingerprint business in Reno, Nevada. Thank you!
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    Midland, MI
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    Houston, Texas 77014
  • Isaac Files said on September 22, 2015
    Hello I'm starting a fingerprinting Business In Georgia an Texas can you please send me some Info. Thanks
  • Hunter Wilburn said on October 24, 2015
    Looking to add the services of fingerprinting and background checks to my company. Looking for information on the requirements needed to do so, training, licensing, certification, etc. Located in Texas
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    I am interested in opening up in Sugarland/Rosenberg Texas 77471.
  • Mishell said on December 31, 2015
    I am interested in opening up at fingerprinting business in Katy, Texas. Can you please send me the information on the start up cost, training classes & requirements. Thanks
  • Shannon McCleary said on February 3, 2016
    Hello. I am interested in opening up a fingerprinting business in Houston, TX. I would like to know all the requirements, licensing, training, investment cost, etc. Thank you.
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    I am interested in starting up a finger print business in Houston, Texas. Can you please give information on what I would need to do this?
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    would like to start a fingerprinting agency in FL. Any tips?
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    I would very much like to start up my own background check and fingerprinting Co. Could you please send me all the information on these two items?
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    I want to start a Ink Finger Printing Service in the State of Minnesota, USA, please provide me additional information. I thank you.
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    Hello, I am sincere to start finger printing business in Canada. kindly provide details to being the process asap.
  • Mario Bertuccelli said on November 8, 2016
    I want to start a business in order to do live scan and fingerprinting in ARIZONA
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    David I am interested in opening a fingerprinting business in Texas, DFW area.
  • Ricky said on December 7, 2016
    My name is Ricky I would like to open a fingerprinting business in Dallas TX ! Pls contact me 2544474203
  • Michelle Williams said on April 15, 2017
    My Name is Michelle please contact me at 2814478500. I would like to open a finger printing business
  • Vicki C. said on April 28, 2017
    Hi, my name is Vicki C., I am seeking all information and requirements of how to open up a fingerprinting business in the state of NV, Las Vegas? Please advise, thank you. I can be reached at the email address provided below. Thanks again.
  • Geri Gatling said on May 22, 2018
    Hello, my name is Geri, and I would like to get information on the requirements in Virginia to start a fingerprinting business. Also, where can I purchase all the equipment needed to start? I can be reached at the email listed below. Thank you.
  • Vicki C. said on June 13, 2018
    Hello, my name is Vicki, I am seeking information and requirements of how to open up a fingerprinting business in Nevada, Las Vegas. Also information of where the equipment can be purchased? Please email me at vclawgroup@yahoo.com Thank you so much.
  • Roxana Estrada said on July 5, 2018
    I need help how I can start my fingerprinting business in Virginia. Thank you
  • mushtaq ahmed said on January 17, 2019
    I need help how i can start fingerprint business in austin ,Texas.Thank you
  • Susan said on December 2, 2019
    I would like to start a fingerprint business in NM. do you have information on how to get started? thank you

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