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Out of State Texas PEs ‑ (CHRC Process)

Licensed Texas PEs that reside out of state and have not yet completed a Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) must complete this requirement by following the instructions below.

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.

FAST Pass ‑ (Out of State)

2. Register with IdentoGO (Out of State)

Use the FAST form from step one to complete the required pre-enrollment. During this process you will be prompted for some personal info and your Agency Number (located on the FAST form). Please note, a $37 fee is also required. You can also pre-enroll over the phone.

Pre-enroll Online
☎: 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:

MorphoTrust USA
Attn: Texas Card Scan
3051 Hollis Drive, Suite 310
Springfield, IL 62704

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

5. Fill out our feedback survey

This survey will provide TBPE with your feedback.

CHRC Feedback Survey