Sample FD-258 Fingerprint Form (USA FBI)

Sample FD-258 Fingerprint Form - print on A4 white paper. Use black ink for taking fingerprints yourself or at US local Police station for use in FBI clearance.

Written by Anil Gupta
  Anil Gupta    Updated 19 Jul, 20

The most common purpose of using FD 258 fingerprint form is to file for FBI Police clearance certificate or State police verification.

Use US or India address to on FD-258 form?

FD 258 form should have your current address.

If you are currently living in India, then address should be India. Same is true for China, Mexico, Phillipines or other countries.

Can I print FD 258 form on A4 sheet?

You can print FD-258 form on a plain A4 size white paper.

You should make sure that it a hard paper and not the simple paper that you use for printing documents.

What color pen should be used on FD 258 form?

You can write on FD258 form with black ink pen.

The fingerprints should also be taken using black ink pad.

Sample FD-258 form that was fingerprinted using Plano, TX Police station’s fingerprinting service is given above.

Can I take my fingerprints on FD 258 Form when I am Outside USA?

You can take the fingerprints yourself if you are outside USA like in India or any other country.

Where to get Fingerprints on FD 258 Form In USA?

strongly recommend to get the fingerprints from your local Police station if you are currently in USA.

Fedex and other local postal mail vendors in USA also provide fingerprinting services for a price starting from $25+ per person.

I tried taking fingerprints myself as it seemed pretty easy using this official FBI fingerprint guide. But the ink was just messing up the fine finger lines and merging them.

So, it is better to take the help of experts. 

If the fingerprints are not good, FBI or other state agencies will simply reject your application.

How can I get Fingerprints on FD 258 form at US Local Police Station?

Local state and town police station in USA charge anywhere between $5 to $10 for each person’s fingerprints.

They provide the form FD-258 too. So, you do not need to print it yourself.


Written by Anil Gupta
  Anil Gupta  
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