Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles

FDLE Approved Live Scan Vendor

Driving Instructors: In order to conduct business as a behind-the-wheel driving school for non-commercial vehicles such as cars, small trucks, SUV’s and vans, potential instructors must follow the requirements under Chapter 488, Florida Statutes, and be licensed with the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV). In addition to the school license, a commercial driving school must have a certified instructor. For more information please visit:
https://www.flhsmv.gov/driver-licenses-id-cards/education-courses/commercial-driving-schools/start-commercial-driving-school


Dealer License: You must obtain a motor vehicle dealer license if you will be buying, selling, leasing, or dealing 3 motor vehicles or more within a period of 12 months and/or displaying 3 motor vehicles or more for sale or lease over the course of 12 months. For more information please visit: https://www.dmv.org/fl-florida/buy-sell/car-dealers/dealer-licensing.php

We are an FDLE approved live scan vendor.

Accurate Biometrics provides electronic fingerprinting services in our Tampa, Florida office. We submit your fingerprints electronically to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for a Nationwide criminal history check also called a Level 2 Background Check.

APPLICANT FINGERPRINT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Obtain an ORI number from the Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicle.

  2. Bring in your ORI number along with your current (non expired) driver’s license, government issued identification card, or passport to Accurate Biometrics at 5005 W. Laurel Street, Ste. 111, Tampa, or call us at (813) 586-3400.

  3. Your fingerprints are captured by Accurate Biometrics and submitted to Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) & the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for processing.

  4. Accurate Biometrics will provide you with a Transaction Control Number (TCN) report that verifies your live scan submission has been processed. The TCN number can be given to the Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicle as it will help them track results. Results should get to the Florida Department of Highway & Safety Motor Vehicle in about 24-72 hours.
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