PROVIDE YOUR FINGERPRINTS
Important! Arizona Revised Statutes (ARS) § 20-340.01(B) prohibits the Department of Insurance from issuing a bail bond agent license until the Department receives the results of the criminal history check, which can take up to four months from the date the Department receives your fingerprint card.
Pursuant to ARS §§ 20-142(E), 20-340.01(B) and 41-1750(G)(2), you must submit fingerprints to the Arizona Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions as follows:
How do I schedule my fingerprint appointment? Navigate to the Thales Gemalto Applicant Processing website. https://pci.aps.gemalto.com/azperlpub/agency_background_check.pl and enter the appropriate fingerprint code (all codes are in bold).
i. Bail Bond and Bail Recovery Agent applicants - BRA-056.A
ii. Navigator Applicants- NDI-053.A
iii. Certified Application Counselor Applicants- DIC-054.A
iv. All other insurance professional applicants - INS-055.A
Individual License Application Process
Your fingerprints and Your Rights to Your Criminal History Record
Fingerprints that you provide in conjunction with a license application will be submitted to and checked against Arizona and FBI criminal history databases. You have the right to review and challenge your own criminal history records.
Arizona Criminal History Record: To obtain a copy of your Arizona criminal history record in order to review/update/correct the record, you can contact the Arizona Department of Public Safety (ADPS) Criminal History Records Unit at (602) 223-2222. Information concerning the review and challenge process is available on the ADPS website at https://www.azdps.gov/services/public/records/criminal.
Federal Identity History Summary Checks: The procedures for changing, correcting or updating your FBI criminal history record are set forth in Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 28, Chapter I, Part 16, Subpart C (§§ 16.30 through 16.34). Information on how to review and challenge an FBI criminal history record is available from the FBI website at https://www.fbi.gov/file-repository/challenge-brochure.pdf/view.