FBI Background Checks

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Please note: Our service is NOT VALID for NC licensing purposes

If you really need to know a person’s background…

Why settle for unvetted, incomplete, and possibly outdated information pulled from multiple unknown, location-specific internet databases…

When you can request an official background report from AFIS – the same FBI-supported database trusted by law enforcement agencies across the country?

Fingerprints are considered the Gold Standard for Personal Identifications because they have been proven to be

Completely Unique

Established at Birth

Hard to Fake

We Proudly Provide

Advanced Fingerprinting Options to Meet Your Needs

FBI Background Checks process results via the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS),  the nation’s only consolidated database on US citizens.


Our innovative technology and unique business model allows us to provide advanced fingerprinting options our competitors can’t match, including:

  • Efficient, courteous service in a location of your choice or at one of our many locations throughout NC/SC
  • Official FBI Background Checks
  • Results in as little as 3-48 hrs.

The Choice Is Yours!

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Or We Can Come to You


Contact us to arrange for a professional Fingerprint Technician to bring a portable fingerprint lab directly to you, anywhere in the NC/SC area. No job too big or too small.

To arrange for us to come to you, please send us a message. We will respond as quickly as possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an FBI Background Check?

A compilation of records on file with the FBI obtained through fingerprint submissions.

How long does it take to process a background check?

Submitting a request directly to the FBI can take 8-12 weeks for processing. In some cases, it takes longer.

Is this expedited process available for everyone?

Electronic FBI Submissions are only available for individuals who are United States Citizens or Lawful Permanent Residents (Green Card Holders).

If you are not a US Citizen or Resident, you must submit hard copy fingerprint cards directly to the FBI.

What kind of information is in my file?

Records related to arrests, federal employment, naturalization, and military service.

How can I expedite this process?

Carolina Fingerprinting makes it fast, convenient, and hassle-free to get your FBI Background Check. We can expedite your FBI record request, so you’ll have your results in as little as 48 hours.


How do I know my results will remain secure and private?

Our clients’ privacy is our highest priority. Your results will be sent to your email, available as a PDF document and physical tamperproof copies can be sent using standard USPS Mail, USPS Priority Mail, or FedEx overnight delivery.

Common Reasons for an FBI Background Check

Common Reasons for FBI Background Checks

Many licensed and federal positions require a complete and thorough criminal history report

Traveling to certain countries require a Visa application and a recent Background Check

Do you know what is on your record? Make sure that incorrect data is not hurting your chances for a job or that promotion

Many countries require a background check before allowing foreign adoptions

An attorney may need to request a background check for use in court related matters

A background check may be used to seal, expunge, or remove inaccurate criminal history

Many countries require a background check before issuing student Visas.

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