Fingerprinting services for district employment, teacher certification and more, using Live Scan digital technology.
Schedule an Appointment
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to the closure of schools and the direction to limit the possible exposure to COVID-19 there is no online scheduling for fingerprinting services March 16 – April 30. You may schedule online for appointments occurring May 1st into the future. If you need fingerprinting services prior to May 1st please call our Fingerprinting Technician at 360-952-3390 to make arrangements.
ESD 112 provides fingerprinting services for district employment, teacher certification, and others needing fingerprinting services. Offered by appointment at our Vancouver office, we use Live Scan digital technology that takes high-quality prints without the inconvenience of ink.
Schedule an Appointment
We are excited to unveil our new, online scheduling system! Please click here to schedule your appointment. Fingerprinting is available by appointment only, Monday—Friday.
If you’re unable to schedule an appointment using the online system, please contact the Human Resources Department at 360-952-3390.
Printing on Site
If you have 10 or more people who need printing, ESD 112 fingerprinting services can be provided at your work site using our portable Live Scan equipment.
Fingerprinting is available by appointment only, Monday—Friday. Appointments take approximately 15 minutes. To make your fingerprint appointment using our online scheduling system please click here. If you’re unable to schedule an appointment online please contact the Human Resources Department at 360-952-3390.
For more information about the fingerprinting requirement, please visit the Office of Professional Practices website.
Important Note About Fingerprinting Results
ESD 112 uses a Livescan system (digital fingerprints) to scan fingerprints. If your fingerprints are of good quality, live-scan reduces the turnaround time to obtain the results. If your fingerprints are of poor quality we cannot get a satisfactory result, and the prints are rejected by the Washington State Patrol (WSP). Prints are of poor quality if you have worn or fine ridges in your prints. We cannot do anything about that. If prints are rejected for poor quality, we will reprint up to two times free of charge. If quality prints cannot be obtained after the second reprint attempt, you will have to travel to the WSP Criminal Records Division in Olympia, WA where WSP takes and guarantees your prints.
The WSP recommends persons with worn/fine ridge detail be fingerprinted using the ink-and-roll method with retabs as necessary. Printer’s ink is more effective for recording very fine ridge detail than digital fingerprinting. This method is available at the Clark County Law Enforcement Center.
If you are concerned about worn prints, please let the fingerprint technician know before your prints are taken. We cannot refund the fingerprinting fee once we have submitted prints electronically.
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