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FD-258 Fingerprint Ink Card ‑ (CHRC Process)

Applicants that do NOT reside near an IdentoGO Enrollment Center must complete their CHRC by submitting an FD-258 ink card via mail.

Step by Step CHRC Process

1. Service Code & Agency Number (FAST Pass)

The FAST Pass is a PDF form that contains a unique Service Code and Agency Number that will be needed when you schedule your fingerprint appointment. This form can be downloaded from our site via the link below.


2. Register with IdentoGO

Use the FAST Pass from step one to complete the required pre-enrollment with IdentoGo before mailing your ink card. A fee will be assessed by IdentoGO during the enrollment process.

Please note: IdentoGO will provide additional tracking documents and bar codes required to process your fingerprints.

Pre-enroll Online or by Phone

FD-258 Online Pre-enrollment
☎: 1-888-467-2080

3. Have Fingerprints Taken

FD-258 Fingerprint Card

All fingerprints MUST be captured by a law enforcement agency or other qualified entity on an FBI FD-258 Fingerprint Card. Note, there may be an additional fee for this service. If your law enforcement agency does not have the FD-258 card available, contact us at: Licensing@engineers.texas.gov or 512-440-7723 to have a card mailed.

You and the official taking the fingerprints must sign the card.

Originating Agency Identifier (ORI: TX923654Z)

The FBI FD-258 Fingerprint Card must include the Originating Agency Identifier (ORI) code for TBPE: TX923654Z.

Sample FD-258

Valid ID

The applicant must provide valid and current photo identification, which may be a: State Issued Driver's license, US Passport, US Citizenship Certificate, or US Military ID.

4. Mail Fingerprint Card and FAST Form

The fingerprint card (FD-258) needs to be mailed to IdentoGO with any of the tracking documents provided by IdentoGO:

Do NOT mail your fingerprint card without registering with IdentoGO first. Do NOT mail your fingerprint card to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers.

FRANKLIN, TN 37067-9929

We highly recommend that you use a mailing carrier with tracking and a receipt of confirmation for your records.