Non-criminal fingerprinting is provided for the three catagories named below. Please read the information and follow the instructions carefully. If you have any questions, please contact UAPD at 479-575-3204.

  1. Bar Examinations
  2. Job Applications
  3. Security Clearances
  • Type of Fingerprinting: IDEMIA Digital Prints
    • We do not fingerprint via the ink and card system.
  • HOURS: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    • Current Students, Faculty, Staff,  Alumni, and Non-affiliated Persons 
      • COST: $20.00 (debit or credit only)
    • Photo Identification (examples: drivers license, state identification card, University ID Card).
    • All persons requiring fingerprints must first have completed the on-line process managed by the organization requesting the background check such as Real Estate Commission, Bar Exam, DHS, Department of Education, etc. Upon completion of this process, the individual will be issued a document with a reference number that corresponds to the data they entered during the on-line process. This refrence number is required to complete the fingerprints.

Background Check Pick List

For Immigration Purposes

USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) is a branch of the agency formerly known as the INS (Immigration and Naturalization Service), now reorganized under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). USCIS is primarily responsible for handling immigration benefits, such as applications for asylum, work permits, green cards, and citizenship. Fingerprinting related to immigration processes must be completed through the USCIS Application Support Center at 4977 Old Greenwood Road, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72903. For information visit the USCIS web site at