College of Education

Fingerprint & Background Check Information

The College of Education at Montana State University Billings (MSUB) requires that a national criminal history background check, including fingerprinting, to be completed for all candidates enrolled in the Educator Preparation, ABA, or School Counseling Programs. Candidates cannot be admitted to the programs until this process has been completed. Information regarding this process is located in the Fingerprint Handout link below.


When submitting your fingerprint card to the licensure official, remember to attach a check or money order for $27.25 written out to Criminal Justice Information Services Bureau along with the completed, signed Applicant Rights and Consent to Fingerprint and NCPA/VCA /Applicants documents, and Notarized Self-disclosure. The fingerprint card cannot be mailed to Criminal Justice Bureau for a background report without receiving all documents and fees.

Fingerprinting Services


Billings Crime Prevention Center on Campus Providing Fingerprinting Services:  

COE 2nd Floor Foyer

Wednesday, March 14, 11:00 -3:00

Thursday, March 15, 9:00-3:00


Reduced rate of $10.00 payable by check or cash only for fingerprint card


Government issued ID required for fingerprinting services both on and off campus


 ** Please Note**--- Additional check or money order to MT Department of Justice for $27.25 will be needed to obtain background report.


Current Fingerprinting Services can be obtained at:


Kenco Security & Technology (until April 1st, 2018 only)

3416 1st Avenue North

Tuesday, Wednesday, 8:00-4:00; closed from 1:30-2:30


Billings Cop Shop/Crime Prevention Center

2910 3rd Ave. North

Monday and Thursdays by appointment only

Phone: 406-247-8590