Physicians and Chiropractors Applying for Illinois Licensure

Accurate Biometrics is a certified Illinois fingerprinting vendor providing fingerprinting services for applicants applying for a Physician or Chiropractor License in Illinois through the Illinois Department of Professional and Financial Regulations (IDFPR).

Here are the simple steps to complete the fingerprint requirement.

Illinois In-State Physician and Chiropractor Applicants
  1. Accurate Biometrics will capture your prints using livescan technology at any of our Illinois fingerprint sites and transmit the fingerprint record to the Illinois State Police.
  2. The following link will assist you in finding a convenient fingerprint site. CLICK HERE.
  3. Bring a valid government–issued photo ID to an Accurate Biometrics Fingerprint location. (Driver’s license, state ID, passport etc). No appointment is required.
  4. The fingerprinting fee is $62.00, payable at the time of fingerprinting. Acceptable forms of payment include all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) Money Order or Company Check made payable to Accurate Biometrics. No personal checks or cash are accepted.
  5. Accurate Biometrics will capture your fingerprints and transmit the fingerprint record, by the next day to the Illinois State Police. A fingerprint services receipt noting the required Transaction Control Number (TCN) will be provided to the applicant at the completion of the fingerprint capture process.
  6. The Illinois State Police will process the fingerprint record and report the results directly to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)
  7. Be sure to retain the fingerprint receipt you receive from the fingerprint technician. It will contain the Transaction Control Number (TCN) that may be needed when you are completing your licensing application with IDFPR.
Out-of-State Physicians and Chiropractor Applicants
  1. Obtain a fingerprint card from the Illinois Department of Professional and Financial Regulations (IDFPR) or use the link provided HERE to obtain and print a paper copy of the FBI card (FD-258)
  2. Have fingerprints taken and placed on FBI (FD-258) card or card provided by the state agency, using ink and roll or livescan by any authorized fingerprint provider. (local law enforcement agency or fingerprint vendor).
    • Have an authorized fingerprint provider complete section 2 of the Identity Verification Certifying Statement as required by the Illinois State Police.
    • The card must be filled out completely.
      See example fingerprint card to the right >>>>>>>
    • Required information includes: full name, date of birth, home address, sex, height, weight, hair color, eye color, place of birth, reason fingerprinted, social security number, signature of official taking the prints, signature of person fingerprinted, date.
    • ‘Reason fingerprinted’ on the card should specify either "Physician" or "Chiropractor". For questions, please call 773-685-5699 or 1-866-361-9944.
  3. Send completed card, required documents (listed in step 5) and payment of $62 by one of the following methods:
    • Money order or company check (NO PERSONAL CHECKS) -payable to Accurate Biometrics. Be sure to include the full name of the applicant on the money order or company check.
    • Credit card-print the Credit Card Payment Form and include it in your mailing. Be sure to include the expiration date and three digit security code of the credit card that you are using. A receipt will be emailed to the email address on the fingerprinting form submitted.
  4. On the Out of State Fingerprinting Form you must include your phone number or email address in the event we need to contact you regarding your fingerprint card. If you include your email address, you will receive a computer-generated receipt indicating the Transaction Control Number (TCN) for your submission.
  5. Check to be sure to include the following items when mailing your fingerprint card for processing:
    • Completed fingerprint card
    • Payment-Money Order, Company Check or Credit Card Payment Form (NO PERSONAL CHECKS)
    • Completed Out of State Fingerprinting Form
    • Completed Identity Verification Certifying Statement

    • Mail To:
      Accurate Biometrics
      Attn: Physician/Chiropractor Licensing
      500 Park Blvd, Suite 1260
      Itasca, IL 60143

  • We will process your fingerprint card, convert it to a digital format, and send it electronically to the Illinois State Police and FBI for the background check. The results will be forwarded directly from the ISP to the Illinois Department of Professional and Financial Regulations.
  • Do Not send any part of your licensing application to Accurate Biometrics. Licensing applications must be sent to the state agency that issues the license.
  • Your Fingerprint card and accompanying forms will be shredded after we have confirmed a successful receipt of the images by the Illinois State Police.
  • For all Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation licensure applicants: If you do not receive a fingerprint receipt from Accurate Biometrics via email within 2 weeks of having mailed the fingerprint card, please call our customer service department at 773-685-5699.

Why choose Accurate Biometrics to take your fingerprints for Physician or Chiropractor Licensing?
  • Over 15 years of livescan fingerprinting experience.
  • Illinois’ largest and most trusted fingerprint service.
  • We have a less than 1% fingerprint rejection rate, based on 2% ISP standard.
  • We have convenient locations across the state.
  • We will transmit your fingerprints to ISP the same day.
  • Dedicated back office staff to serve applicants regarding all aspects of the fingerprint process.
  • Data security and technology standards compliant with FBI Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) standards.

     For additional assistance, please call our customer service department at 866-361-9944 or email at