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FAQ: Do I need to be fingerprinted in AL to earn a salesperson’s license?

Do I need to be fingerprinted in AL to earn a salesperson’s license?

Yes. Alabama requires all applicants to submit their fingerprints for a state and federal background check. You must use the state’s processor, Gemalto, even if you are out-of-state.

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Do I need to be fingerprinted in AL to earn a salesperson’s license?

Yes. Alabama requires all applicants to submit their fingerprints for a state and federal background check. You must use the state’s processor, Gemalto, even if you are out-of-state.

How do I get my fingerprints taken in Alabama?

Start by visiting the state’s background check processor Gemalto. Create an account, schedule your fingerprinting, and pay the fees through a credit card checkout. Visit any Gemalto Cogent fingerprint location, checking their hours first. Out-of-state applicants will need to submit a fingerprint card to Gemalto Cogent.

When do I have to get my AL fingerprints taken?

You’ll need to have your fingerprints taken within 90 days after passing the Alabama state licensing exam. This is because the submission of your fingerprints must coincide with your temporary salesperson license application.

How do I get my fingerprints taken if I'm not an AL resident?

Since you’re out-of-state, you won’t be able to go directly to the state’s vendor, Gemalto Cogent. Instead, you’ll need to do paper fingerprinting and send the card to the vendor. Still visit Gemalto to create an account, schedule your fingerprinting, and pay the fees through a credit card checkout.

How much does it cost to get my fingerprints taken in AL?

Fingerprints with Gemalto Cogent cost $48.25, and are payable online during registration via credit card or debit card. You can also pay on-site with a money order or cashier’s check.

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