Verify your Guard Card / Firearms Permit

Allow up to 8 weeks to see your name. Click on the first link (search by Name or Business Name) Click search by Individual, fill in your name, then click search.

Fingerprints / Livescan

ON-SITE

6400 E. Washington Blvd, Suite 108

Commerce, CA 90040

(323) 767-8484

$69 Guard Card  or $107 with Firearms

Monday -  Friday

8am - 2:30pm

Closed for Lunch 12-1:30pm


Closed Every Other Thursday for Livescan, if you are going to come on a Thursday, make sure you call first at 323-767-8484 to confirm.

Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

HOW TO CHECK YOUR LIVESCAN FINGER-PRINT RESULTS:


To check live scan status, You can call the DOJ "Automated Response System" hotline at (916) 227-4557 (press #1 for INSTRUCTIONS) you will need the following information:

Your date of birth (DOB)
The 10-digit Automated Transaction Identifier (ATI) number that is located at the bottom of the Live Scan Applicant Request form.

Keep in mind that your ATI number consists of both letters and numbers, use the corresponding digits on your key pad for the letters. The date of birth (DOB) should be typed in as a two digit month, two digit day, and a four digit year (01/01/1980).

Renew your Guard Card

You renew your guard card 60 days before it expires. Its  35 to renew your guard card online BEFORE it Expires!

Click on ICON below to renew your guard card now.

It's been 6 weeks or more since I've COMPLETED the FINGERPRINTS and paid STATE Fee (not guard card class)

Allow up to 8 weeks to see your name. Click on ICON below now:

Use your username and password given in class:
UserID: last name & last four of SSN
Password:  Superman1!






If you are not approved by 6-8 weeks:

You MUST CALL BSIS to inquire about status of guard card:

CALL 916-322-4000

Press the following options:

#1 for english

#0 for an operator

#3 for BSIS

#3 for status of guard card

#2 again


Advise BSIS representative, you have PAID your state fee and completed your fingerprints MORE than 6 weeks ago! 


They will usually advise that they are still waiting for fingerprints results, this DOES NOT MEAN your fingerprints did not go through, IT MEANS they are still waiting for them to be reported by DOJ/FBI to BSIS.


Click here to view current processing dates for the initial guard card applications.


Pay for your Guard Card State Fee:

Must have a debit card or credit card to pay the $50 state fee on line. 

Use your username and password given in class:

UserID: last name & last four of SSN

Password:  Superman1!


Click on top right corner on (Pending Receipts)

Application Processing Timeframe:

Guard Card Application Processing:

The total processing time for Online application, with no deficiencies, is 6 weeks from the date it is submitted.

Means STATE FEE & FINGERPRINTS COMPLETED:


Click here to view current processing dates for the initial guard card applications.

IMPORTANT CONTACT INFORMATION:

Email BSIS your full name, date of birth, and Social Security Number if you have completed STATE FEE and FINGERPRINTS ""MORE"" THAN 8 weeks ago to:


bsis@dca.ca.gov



Name Change Correction Request

You must email COPY of your:

ID or Drivers License  &

SOCIAL SECURITY CARD


email to:

bsis@dca.ca.gov


SUBJECT:  NAME CHANGE CORRECTION

and Fax those to: 916-575-7290


If your LEGALLY changed your name: you must fill email and send this form: Click here to download and fill out to email and fax:

Request duplicate Guard Card, Firearms Permit

Use this form is you lost your Guard Card or Firearms Permit.  Also, if you got your guard card approved but never received your guard card after a month, use this form to request copy.

Change of Address:

Download form and submit via email and fax


email to:

bsis@dca.ca.gov


SUBJECT:  CHANGE OF ADDRESS


and Fax those to: 916-575-7290


Click here to download Change of Address Form: