Individual FBI Criminal Background Check

Telos ID, as an authorized FBI channeler can obtain expedited FBI background check results by submitting fingerprints directly to the FBI for individuals interested in obtaining a copy of their FBI criminal identification record. Individuals must be United States citizens or lawful permanent legal residents in order to request a copy of their personal FBI criminal identification record. In accordance with Department of Justice Order 556-73, individuals can request copies of their own FBI criminal history record for the following reasons:

  • Personal review
  • To challenge the information on record
  • To satisfy a requirement for adopting a child
  • To satisfy a requirement for immigration
  • To satisfy a requirement to live, work, or travel in a foreign country
  • Other court related matters


  • Must be a United States citizen or lawful permanent legal resident
  • An FBI-approved channeler cannot process a request for employment and/or licensing purposes within the United States
  • Fingerprints must be captured by a law enforcement agency or an official FBI-approved channeler
  • Results can ONLY be mailed to the applicant and CANNOT be mailed outside the US


  • Complete an online application by creating an account.
  • Make your payment using our secure website.
  • Print, review and sign your FBI Criminal Report Form.
  • Get your fingerprints done using two standard fingerprint forms (FD258).
  • Mail your application package along with your fingerprint cards to our office.

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