Texas State Police Clearance PCC for Visa or Immigration

Written by Anil Gupta
  By Anil Gupta          Updated  10 May, 19
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How to get Texas State Police Clearance

Texas state police certificates are issued by Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). The official name for this service is Fingerprint Applicant Services of Texas (FAST) and all its locations are operated by a third party company named IdentoGO.

FBI clearance is required separately and in addition to the state police check for Canada and Australia permanent residency application.

Documents Required for Texas State PCC

  1. Photo ID: Passport or driver license or state ID.

Cost of Texas State PCC

The cost of Texas state police clearance is $25 per person. The fingerprinting service is $10 plus a $15 fee for the Police certificate.
TX DPS sends two notarized copies of state PCC by USPS mail.

How to Apply for Texas State Police Check

Texas Residents

  1. Schedule an appointment on-line at IdentoGO or by calling 1-888-467-2080.
  2. Visit Identgo Fingerprint Center and give your fingerprints with Live scanner.
  3. The Police clearance request is sent directly to Texas DPS after fingerprints within 4 hours.

Non-Residents

  1. Schedule an appointment on-line at IdentoGO or by calling 1-888-467-2080 to submit your MANUAL fingerprint card.
  2. You would need to send manual fingerprint cards (Download Form FD258). Sample FD-258 form.You can also buy FD 258 card from Amazon prime (pack of 3) or pack of 25 FD 258 cards. The fingerprint card needs to be printed on a hard white paper. I recommend buying it from Amazon than printing it at home.
  3. Mail FD 258 card to Identgo Fingerprint Center.
  4. The Police clearance request is sent directly to Texas DPS after fingerprints within 4 hours.

Texas Police Clearance Processing Time

Texas PCC is mailed by USPS within 7-10 working days to the address provided by you.

Validity of Texas State PCC

Texas state Police Clearance Certificate is valid for 12 months from the date of issue.

Reference: Texas DPS


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