Ordering Fingerprint Cards and Training Aids

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This page contains frequently asked questions concerning the ordering of fingerprint cards and training aids. 

How can I order fingerprint cards for my agency?

In order to request fingerprint cards and training aids, you must have an Originating Agency Identification (ORI) Number. If you do not have an ORI Number you will need to contact the FBI, CJIS Division, CCA File Unit, at (304) 625-4543 to obtain one. Once you have been assigned an ORI Number, complete the 1-178, CJIS Supply Requisition Form, to order fingerprint supplies and/or the 1-178a, CJIS Fingerprint Training Aids Supply Form, to order training materials. Fill out the forms below and submit them electronically with the SUBMIT button. You may also print and fax completed form(s) to the CJIS Division, Fingerprint Supply Center (FSC), at (304) 625-3984. If you have questions, contact the FSC at (304) 625-3983. If you are trying to order cards for an individual, please call our customer service at (304) 625-5590 for help in this matter. The order forms below are to be used by agencies not individuals.

What is an Originating Agency Identification (ORI) Number?

A nine-character identifier assigned to an agency. Agencies must identify their ORI Number on the requisition forms in order to receive fingerprint supplies and training aids.

Can I receive fingerprint cards without the ORI Number pre-printed on them?

Yes, agencies may request fingerprint cards with or without their ORI Number pre-printed on them. The requisition form has two columns used to identify the quantity of cards they need. One column is for the quantity without the ORI Number and one column is for the quantity to be pre-printed with the ORI Number. However, you must put your ORI Number at the bottom of the form even if you want them left blank.

Is there a cost for the fingerprint cards?

There is no charge for the fingerprint cards and training aids.

How are the items packaged?

  • FD-1114 Expungement Forms: 100 per package
  • FD-1115 Records Modification Forms: 100 per package
  • FD-249 Criminal Cards: 2,000 per box
  • FD-258 Applicant Cards: 2,000 per box
  • FD-353 Personal Identification Cards: 2,000 per box
  • FD-884 Palm Print Cards: 2,000 per box
  • FD-884a Supplemental Finger & Palm Print Cards: 2,000 per box
  • Live Scan Cards: 2,000 per box
  • R-84 Final Disposition Reports: 4,000 per box
  • I-12 Flash/Cancellation Notices: 4,000 per box
  • 1-433a Supervision Transfer Notices: 100 per package
  • Manila Envelopes: 500 per box

How long does it take to process my order?

Orders are normally processed and shipped within 2-3 business days. Most orders are shipped using the FedEx Ground. Be sure to include a complete physical address and telephone number when completing the requisition form(s). FedEx Ground will deliver your order within 1-6 days depending on where you are located.

How do I check the status of my order?

Call (304) 625-3983. If you get voice mail, leave your name, telephone number, and ORI Number and someone will return your call.