Individuals requiring a U.S. Criminal History Check are required to apply to the FBI directly. U.S. Embassies and Consulates are unable to provide this service.
Fingerprint services is only available for:
If you qualify for ink fingerprint services, email the nearest Consulate where you would like to apply.
- U.S. Consulate General, Sydney for applicants from NSW, QLD, ACT
- U.S. Consulate General, Melbourne for applicants from VIC, TAS, SA, NT
- U.S. Consulate General, Perth for applicants from WA
The subject of your email should read “Ink Fingerprinting – Surname, Given name”. Scan the USCIS notice requesting fingerprinting. Once this information has been reviewed, you will be notified by a return email of how to proceed.