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Fingerprinting for CDE Licensure - Approved Vendor Selection
Fingerprinting for CDE for any license or authorization (including substitute authorizations) issued by CDE pursuant to the Educator Licensing Act, 22-60.5-103 C.R.S. Select from one of the CBI approved fingerprinting vendors listed below to pre-enroll and set up a fingerprint appointment. Locations and appointments vary by vendor and are available on their websites.
Colorado Locations: Yes
Nationwide Locations: Yes
Mobile Fingerprinting: Yes, for groups of 30 or more people. Contact the vendor for details.
Service Code/Unique ID: 25YFZK - Clicking the link above will automatically initiate the process to schedule your fingerprint appointment at an IdentoGO enrollment center.
Mail-in Card Conversion Service: Yes. Click here and then click on the link titled "Submit a Fingerprint Card by Mail."
Process: Clicking this link will direct you to this vendor's website where all of the information necessary for submitting fingerprints for CDE will be auto-populated for you. During the process of scheduling your appointment, you will be able to locate a location nearest you.
No payment will be collected until you arrive at your service appointment. If you need to cancel your appointment, open the email that you received at the time you booked the appointment and click on the link to check your status and then click the "Cancel Appointment" link.
Colorado Locations: Yes
Nationwide Locations: No (There are no CBI approved locations outside of Colorado)
Mobile Fingerprinting: Unknown, contact vendor.
Service Code/Unique ID: 1134ETPI
Process: Clicking this link will direct you to this vendor's website where you will need to login or create an account with them first, then follow these steps:
- Select “CO Licensure/Employment Cabs” for the reason why you need to get fingerprinted. This should be the first selection from that list.
- Next, select "ED-CDE Educator Licensing Act...", for the reason. Note that the code of 1134ETPI should now auto populate the next box on the screen. If it is not, then check your selections again, because if the wrong selection is made here, we will not receive your results and you may need to submit another set under the correct reason and code.
- IF AT ANY TIME YOU ARE ASKED TO PROVIDE A SCHOOL DISTRICT, YOU ARE NOT SUBMITTING FOR CDE.
- Payment is due upon completing your online "order" and this vendor does not offer any refunds, so please make your selections carefully. Contact them about rescheduling an appointment.
If you have questions or comments for this vendor, you can reach them at 720.292.2722.
*Please note that Colorado Fingerprinting is not a state agency providing this service and is a private company.
No other vendors, other than those listed above, are authorized to take fingerprints for CDE by statute. Colorado law requires that prints be taken by law enforcement or by a vendor approved by CBI. Using another vendor or mailing your fingerprint card to a card conversion center, may be costly and may require you to submit a new set of prints taken by one of the above listed vendors. Mailing a fingerprint card should be your last resort as there can be significant delays in processing versus having your prints taken electronically at one of these centers.
For a full list of fingerprint reasons, statutes and vendors click here to visit CBI's website and scroll down the list for details.
For questions, submit a Licensing Support Request form or call 720-739-3304 (7:30 am - 12:30 pm, Monday through Friday).