Fingerprinting and Background Checks

Procedure and Policy

Fingerprinting is available by appointment only.

  • Galesburg Location: 9:15 am – 3:15 pm – Wednesdays
    • Arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before appointment
  • Monmouth Location: 8:30 am – 4:15pm – Thursdays

To schedule an appointment CLICK HERE or call 309-734-6822.

(Only credit/debit is accepted. The fee for contractors, student teachers and substitutes is $62 and $72 for all other applicants. All payments required at time of printing.)

ROE #33 provides Livescan fingerprinting services at the Monmouth and Galesburg Offices for the following categories


  • K-12 Education

o    Certified School Employee

o    Non-Certified School Employee

o    General Education

o    School Bus Driver

o    Volunteer

o    Illinois Catholic Diocesan Schools

o    Private Schools

·         Higher Education (Colleges and Universities)

o    UCIA (Uniform Conviction Information Act) (No FBI Access)

·         Illinois Department of Public Health

o    Health Care Worker

o    CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)

o    Nursing Home Resident

o    Non-Emergency Transportation

·         Nurses

o    LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

o    RN (Registered Professional Nurse)

·         Cannabis (Personal Use)

o    Cannabis Cultivation Centers

o    Cannabis Dispensing Agent

o    Cannabis Craft Growers

o    Cannabis Infuser

o    Cannabis Transporter

·         Medical Marijuana

o    Cannabis Cultivation Agent

o    Cannabis Dispensing Agent

·         Concealed Carry

o    Instructor

o    Non-Instructor

·         Local Government

o    City/Village Employees

o    Fire Fighters

·         Chiropractic License

·         Physician's License

·         Massage Therapist

·         Vehicle Services

o    Vehicle Dealer License

o    Charter Bus Driver

o    Secretary of State Employee

o    Recovery Permit Licensee

o    Commercial Transportation Vehicle Relocator

·         Other Miscellaneous Types

o    Bank Charter

o    Explosive License

o    Humane Euthanasia in Animal Shelters

o    Liquor License Applicant

o    Public Housing

o    Pyrotechnic Distributor

o    Illinois Racing Licensing

o    Early Intervention Services (No FBI Access)

o    Provider Connections (No FBI Access)

o    Locksmith

o    Private Alarm Contractor

o    Security Guard

o    Live Scan Fingerprint Vendor

o    Any State of Illinois Licensure

·         UCIA (Uniform Conviction Information Act)

o    A UCIA is a state only background check.  Any person can request a UCIA fingerprint on themself.  If an applicant authorizes an organization to request a UCIA fingerprint, then that organization can request the UCIA

    For more information, contact Kerry Honeycutt ( or Peter Byrne (


    Galesburg Fingerprinting:

    The office is located at 121 South Prairie St (behind the Corner Connection and across from the Galesburg Register-Mail). There is free parking in the lot on the corner of Simmons and Prairie. Upon entering, you’ll use the first door to the right labeled Regional Office of Education #33 Office. PLEASE BRING A VALID PHOTO ID/DRIVER’S LICENSE.


    Monmouth Fingerprinting: 

    The office is located at 105 N. E. Street Suite 1. Upon arrival at the Regional Office of Education #33, you will use the West Entrance of the building (on E Street) and press the buzzer to notify us of your arrival. PLEASE BRING A VALID PHOTO ID/DRIVER’S LICENSE.

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    Please bring the ORIGINAL copy of your district form below to your appointment

    To find a location outside of Monmouth or Galesburg, please CHECK HERE.