Fingerprint Clearance Cards

Third party finger print clearance card issuer


Arizona Revised Statutes require many professions to have an active fingerprint clearance card prior to or as a condition of licensure, certification, or employment.  The Applicant Clearance Card Team (ACCT) at the Arizona Department of Public Safety, receives applications and reviews criminal history records of applicants to determine their suitability to receive a fingerprint clearance card, and periodically updates the status of current fingerprint clearance cards.  From July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015, the ACCT issued 92,034 fingerprint clearance card and on July 1, 2015, there were 702,504 active fingerprint clearance cards in use.


To assist in the protection of vulnerable citizens through the collection and analysis of criminal history record information to determine the suitability of clearance card applicants to provide services to those at-risk groups.


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Electronic Fingerprint Clearance Card Application