VERIFY Fingerprinting

DDS of Metro East is an authorized reseller of FIRM Fingerprint Solutions and VERIFY pre-employment and background investigative services. For complete Verify Inc. company information go to

How Does It Work?

Fingerprints are digitally captured via Live Scan technology and electronically submitted to the Illinois State Police and/or the FBI. Background check results are seamlessly shared with the appropriate requesting regulatory entity.

How Long Does It Take?

Under normal circumstances, appointments for fingerprinting typically take between 5 to 10 minutes and the background check results are generally available within 10 to 15 business days and sent electronically to the requesting entity.


Do You Do On-Site Group Fingerprinting?

Yes, we would be happy to come to your location. Please call for pricing.

When Can I Go?

Our hours of operation at DDS are: Monday thru Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm. Closed NOON to 1:00pm.

Do I need an Appointment?

Yes, appointments are preferred and recommended. Wait time for walk-ins can vary. Please call ahead to make sure an appointment time is open and technician is available.

What Should I Bring With Me?

Photo Identification is required. State issued drivers license, state ID, passport, or FOID card, are all acceptable forms of identification.

Schedule of Fees: Licensure- $55.00; School Employee –  $55.00; UCIA- $35.00; IDPH – $35.00; Reprints – $10.00. We accept cash or money orders. We do not accept personal checks, debit cards or credit cards.

Other Services Provided

  • Criminal
  • Credit History
  • Driving Record
  • Social Security trace
  • Education verification
  • Reference check
  • Professional license
  • Medicaid/Medicare sanction check
  • Employment verification
  • Illinois sex offender registry
  • National sex offender registry


Thirty-five percent of employment applications or resumes are falsified or embellished. Effective use of VERIFY eliminates liability associated with negligent hiring practices.

Who Needs to be Fingerprinted?

  • Construction Companies
  • Explosive/Pyrotechnic License Applicants
  • Gaming License Applicants
  • Health Care Workers/IDPH
  • Massage therapists
  • Nurses RN/LPN
  • Non-Emergency Health Care Transportation
  • Private Investigators
  • Security/PERC card applicants
  • School District Employees
  • School Bus Drivers
  • Many more occupations