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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. Obtain a Texas Fingerprint Service Code Form. (FAST Fingerprint Pass)

The FAST Fingerprint 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 with the link below.


2. Register with IdentoGO

Use the FAST form from step one to complete the required pre-enrollment with IdentoGo before mailing your ink card. During this process, you will be prompted for some personal info and your Agency Number (located on the FAST form). You can pre-enroll online or over the phone. Please note, there will be a fee assessed which will be paid directly to the vendor during the registration.

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 the TBPE Licensing department at: Licensing@engineers.texas.gov or 512-440-7723 to have a card mailed.

Originating Agency Identifier (ORI: TX923654Z)

The FBI FD-258 Fingerprint Card must include the Originating Agency Identifier (ORI) code for TBPE: TX923654Z. You and the official taking the fingerprints must sign the card.

Sample FD-258

Valid ID

The applicant/licensee 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 with the FAST form (from step 1) to:

FRANKLIN, TN 37067-9929

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