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 Spring 2018 Dates


Current Fingerprinting Services can be obtained at:

Kenco Security & Technology

3416 1st Avenue North

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:00 – 5:00, closed 1:30 - 2:30


Billings Cop Shop

2910 3rd Ave. North

Monday and Thursdays by appointment only

Phone: 406-247-8590 


Government issued ID required for fingerprinting services