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


Kenco Security on Campus Providing Fingerprinting Services:  


**Watch for New Dates Fall Semester**


10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

COE 2nd Floor Foyer


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


Government issued ID required for fingerprinting services


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