Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What do I need to bring with me for fingerprinting?
- State Issued Driver’s License
- Phone Number
- State Issued Identification Card
- US Passport
- Work Visa (with photo)
- Military Identification Card
2. What is an ORI number?
ORI stands for Originating Agency Identifier. This number is provided by Law Enforcement agencies (in this case Florida Department of Law Enforcement) and it can be used to identify the agency requesting the criminal history check and for what purpose.
All businesses or industries are required to have an ORI number.
3. What is an OCA number?
4. What is a TCN number?
TCN (Transaction Control Number) assist with process or workflow of your background check. TCN is assigned with your livescan screening process. This allows the client to follow the screening process from start to completion. There may be additional processing time within each background screening unit organization, based on livescan results.
5. What is electronic fingerprinting?
6. Where can I get a Visa?
7. How do I work overseas?
8. How do I study abroad?
Research leading universities with QS World University Rankings and this is a great link as well – subject rankings , find your fit and get moving. Going alone or as a group to your designated Host country, requires a firm detailed travel plan. Manage the University application process is paramount to the success of the application, some Universities require a 2-step process that can take MONTHS.
—Read instructions thoroughly.
9. I was denied a gun license, what do I do now?
Individuals attempting to purchase firearms who experience extended delays or erroneous denials may apply to be considered for entry into the VAF by signing an applicant statement that authorizes the NICS Section to retain information that would otherwise be destroyed upon the approval of the firearm transaction. A fingerprint card is also required when applying for VAF.
A complete NICS check is still required for future purchases and will result in a denial if additional prohibitive information is discovered. The NICS Section is required to destroy any records submitted to the VAF upon written request of the individual.
A VAF application and fingerprint form can be obtained online (below), by emailing a request to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mailing a request to the FBI, Criminal Justice Information Services Division, NICS Section, NICS Functional Support Team, Module A-1, Post Office Box 4278, Clarksburg, WV 26302-4278.
– Voluntary Appeal File Application
– Archivo de Apelación Voluntaria (Español)
– Standard Fingerprint Form
– Attorney Release Form
– Types of Documents Based on Prohibitor