Applicant Fingerprinting Services provide the ability for applicants to have fingerprint background checks processed electronically in a non-criminal justice environment. Our website, www.cogentid.com, provides secure online registration where the applicants and/ or agencies can enroll, pay fees, find in-depth instructions, get answers to frequently asked questions, and find many other support resources.
Our national network of Fingerprint Service Providers includes thousands of Applicant Fingerprint Service Sites and FBI-Channeling Sites across the United States and Canada, facilitating over 2 million applicant transactions a year.
The typical solution includes a notebook or desktop computer, the 3M™ CS500e Tenprint LiveScan device, and 3M™ Applicant LiveScan software. Additional optional components may include a digital camera, signature capture pad, barcode reader, magnetic stripe reader, touch screen monitor, and FBI-certified laser printer. We provide comprehensive training of all Applicant Livescan Operators (ALOs) at the time of equipment installation.
We offer an end-to-end, California Department of Justice (Cal-DOJ) certified Applicant Peer Provider Service Solution.As part of the solution, we provide field-proven and Cal-DOJ certified LiveScan units as well as the backend communication service to support Peer Provider Service business needs.
We have been selected by the FBI as an authorized Channeling Agency to provide criminal history searches (i.e. fingerprint-based background checks) for non-criminal applicants. We performs channeling services for Federal Government Employees, professions requiring national security clearance, Financial Services Industry (Banking, Investment, Insurance, Trading), and Transportation Industry (HAZMAT).
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