Industry Update: 2017 New Fingerprint and Retention Fee Law 493.6113 (3)

New 2017 Fingerprint and Retention Fee Law F.S. 493

florida-fingerprint-livescanJanuary 1, 2017, the Law will require F.S. 493 renewal licensees to re-submit their fingerprints and pay the processing and retention fees to be enrolled in the federal and statewide fingerprint retention programs if they have not already done so during initial licensure.

F.S. 493 Licensees will have to submit fingerprints and pay both processing fees upon the first renewal; all subsequent renewals will only require the licensee to pay statewide retention fees. This applies to the Class D Security License, Class G Statewide Firearms License, Class C Private Investigator License, Class CC Private Investigator Intern License,  M, MA, MB Manager Licenses, Class E Recovery Agent License, Class EE Recovery Agent Intern License and the Class K Firearms Instructor License.

 

493.6113 (3) Renewal Application for Licensure

  • Each licensee is responsible for renewing his or her license on or before its expiration by filing with the department an application for renewal accompanied by payment of the renewal fee and the fingerprint retention fee to cover the cost of ongoing retention in the statewide automated biometric identification system established in s. 943.05 (2)(b).
  • Upon the first renewal of a license issued under this chapter before January 1, 2017, the licensee shall submit a full set of fingerprints and fingerprint processing fees to cover the cost of entering the fingerprints into the statewide automated biometric identification system pursuant to s. 493.6108(4)(a) and the cost of enrollment in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s national retained print arrest notification program. Subsequent renewals may be completed without submission of a new set of fingerprints.

New F.S. 493 Licensee Applicants

2 Year License (D, G, MA, MB, M, C, CC)

  • $42 Fingerprint Processing Fee (DOL)
  • $10.75 Retention Fee (DOL)

3 Year License (K)

  • $42 Fingerprint Processing Fee (DOL)
  • $16.75 Retention Fee (DOL)

F.S. 493 Renewal License 

  • 2 Year Licensee 1st Renewal is: $40.50 Fingerprint & Retention Fee
  • 3 Year Licensee: 1st Renewal Is: $46.50 Fingerprint & Retention Fee
  • Example: Security Class D License holder has to renew their license March 2017. The D Licensee must pay $45 Security D License Renewal Fee plus $40.50 Fingerprint & Retention Fee to the Division

Renewal After Fingerprints are Retained

  • 2 Year License Renewals with Fingerprints Retained Renewal License Fee + $16.75 Retention Fee
  • 3 Year License Renewals with Fingerprints Retained Renewal License Plus $22.75 Retention Fee
  • Example: D Licensee Paid Fingerprint Processing and Retention Fee $40.50 in January 2017. In January 2019 the D license is up for Renewal. The D Licensee must pay $45 D License Renewal Fee and $16.75 Retention Fee to the Division.

493 Fingerprint & Retention Fees

  • Fingerprint Background and Retention Fee Covers all the 2 year 493 Licenses. (D, G, MB, MA, M, C, CC, E, EE)
  • Fingerprint Background and Retention Fee Covers the 3 year 493 Licenses. (K)
  • New Law Does Not Apply to Agencies (B/A)

Invictus provides the Level II Livescan Services at our Palm Beach and Broward Locations

  • Live Scan is 99% compared to Ink Fingerprinting 50%
  • Helps Expedite the Licensees Application & or Renewal

Fingerprint Pricing for F.S. 493 Level 2 Background Check

  • $45.00 Level II Background Check
  • $20.00 Passport Photo & Notarization for Application and or Renewal

Licensee will pay the State License Fee plus the $10.75 Fingerprint Retention Fee to the Division for the Initial Application and or Renewal Fee.