ESD 105 offers digital fingerprint background checks for educators seeking certificates and those seeking certified or classified employment.
The live scan equipment allows the quality of prints to be checked on the equipment when they're being taken, creating few necessary retakes and without the need for any fingerprints to be inked onto a card. Fingerprints taken through live scanning are generally cleared within just 1 to 2 weeks.
ESD 105 will record applicants’ basic demographic information, and the live digital scan will submit fingerprints electronically to the Washington State Patrol. All fingerprint record checks will reside with OSPI.Fingerprinting is by appointment only. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic ESD 105 is closed to the public and currently limiting fingerprint appointments to Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please wear a mask when entering our building. Only the person being fingerprinted will be permitted to enter our building.
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To be fingerprinted at ESD 105, you will need:• Arrive on time to allow time to complete check in (please do not arrive more than 10 minutes prior to your scheduled time).• Face mask is required when entering our building• Only the person being fingerprinted will be permitted to enter our building due to COVID restrictions/regulations• Picture ID (driver's license, passport, etc.)• Acceptable forms of payment are: Debit or Credit Card, Approved School District PO (if applicable)• Approximately 30 minutes between arrival and completion of your fingerprinting processYoung children should not accompany parents to their fingerprinting. If accompanied by children during your appointment, arrangements should be made for someone to supervise your children during your fingerprinting.
Fingerprinting fee is $80.00. Credit card payment accepted at the time of scheduling.
To request a copy of background check results:Individuals who want to request a copy of their fingerprint results must complete and mail the form for Request for Background Check Results to OSPI in Olympia.If you believe your background check results are not complete or are wrong, please click here.
Fingerprinting Forms & Resources:
Resources for persons requesting fingerprintingForm to be completed before fingerprinting appointment. Resources for employers, private school administrators, and college/university certification officersInformation and procedures for electronic fingerprinting for school district Human Resources Department, college/university certification officers, and private school administrators(Use when payment will be made with a district purchase order)