Criminal History Record Check Requirement

  • All applicants are required to submit to a FBI fingerprint check through the Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center (“HCJDC”).
  • All officer, director, partner, manager or member of a detective or guard agency are required to submit to a FBI fingerprint check through the Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center (“HCJDC”).
  • To obtain a FBI National Criminal History Record Check and the State of Hawaii Criminal History Record Check, applicants shall be fingerprinted electronically at Fieldprint Inc. locations nationwide or any other fingerprinting agency approved to send electronic fingerprints to the HCJDC.
  • Please visit Fieldprint Inc., at: to make an appointment or to inquire about other available site locations on the Continental United States, or call (877) 614-4364;
  • Fieldprint code that you must enter is: HI-DCCA-PDSG (not case sensitive however hyphens are necessary);
  • The applicant shall bear the cost of the fingerprint processing and all fingerprinting fees shall be paid directly to Fieldprint; and
  •  You must file your license application within thirty (30) days of the fingerprinting to ensure that the results can be obtained.
  • If we are unable to obtain the results, you will be required to submit to the fingerprinting process again.
  • If you were previously fingerprinted by another board of private detective & guards or employer, you still have to submit to the electronic fingerprinting for a Hawaii license.  The Fieldprint code is specifically for Hawaii Board of detective & guards applicants.
  • If you do not use this code, HI-DCCA-PDSG (not case sensitive however hyphens are necessary), we will not be able to retrieve your report and you will have to go back to get fingerprinted and pay another fee.
  • Applicant Notification and Record Challenge: Your fingerprints will be used to check the criminal history records of the FBI.
  • Your fingerprints will also be retained by the HCJDC and the FBI for all purposes and uses authorized for fingerprint submissions, which may include participation in the state and national rap back programs.
  • You have the opportunity to complete or challenge the accuracy of the information contained in the FBI identification record.
  • The procedure for obtaining a change, correction, or updating an FBI identification record are set forth in Title 28, CFR, 16.34.