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Get your fingerprints taken

The FBI requires you to provide your fingerprints to obtain your criminal records check.  Please note U.S. embassies and consulates do not provide this service.  Local police experts can take your fingerprints in Spain and be sent to the FBI in the U.S. together with the application form. You may print the fingerprint card from the FBI website.

If you are in Madrid, you may have your fingerprints taken at:

Policía Científica
Calle Julián Gonzalez Segador s/n, Madrid
Open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. on Thursdays only for fingerprinting; telephone (+34) 915 828 370.

If you are in Barcelona, you may have your fingerprints taken at:

Policia de la Generalitat – Mossos d’Esquadra
Unitat Territorial de Policia Científica
Taquígraf Garriga, 106, 08029 Barcelona
Open from 9am to 11am Mondays and Wednesdays and from 4pm to 6pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

If you are elsewhere in Spain, please contact the Consular Agency near you in order to learn about the process in that area.