Criminal History Record Check Requirement

* * * IMPORTANT – REQUIRED* * *
CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD CHECK
Effective July 1, 2017, all new applicants for a Hawaii nurse license (LPN, RN, APRN or Prescriptive Authority) are required to submit a full set of electronic fingerprints for the purpose of obtaining federal and state criminal history record checks.
If you submit an application on or after July 1, 2017 or before July 1, 2017, but your license will not be issued/effective until on or after July 1, 2017, you will be required to the criminal history record check requirement.

 

CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD CHECK LICENSE REQUIREMENT
REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Any licensed issued on or after July 1, 2017 or if you are applying for restoration or reactivating your Hawaii nurse license (LPN, RN, APRN or Prescriptive authority)
  • You will be required to comply with the electronic fingerprinting requirements for the purpose of obtaining federal (FBI national criminal history check) and the State of Hawaii (Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center) criminal history record checks in accordance with section 847-2.7.
ELECTRONIC FINGERPRINTING
INSTRUCTIONS:
  • Please visit Fieldprint Inc., at: http://fieldprinthawaii.com to make an appointment or to inquire about other available site locations on the Continental United States, or call (877) 614-4361;
  • Fieldprint code that you must enter is FPHIBrdNursing (not case sensitive);
  • 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.
NOTE:
  • If you were previously fingerprinted by another board of nursing or employer, you still have to submit to the electronic fingerprinting for a Hawaii nurse license.  The Fieldprint code is specifically for Hawaii nurse licensees and applicants.
  • If you do not use this code, FPHIBrdNursing (not case sensitive), we will not be able to retrieve your report and you will have to go back to get fingerprinted and pay another fee.

 

Foreign Applicant Fingerprinting or Applicant Fingerprinting in Locations Fieldprint is Unable to Service
CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK INSTRUCTIONS