Fingerprint Technicians / Trusted Agents

Ready to Fingerprint?

Join our global network of over 300 Trusted Agents. NATA CS has teamed up with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to offer certification to individuals who would like to become Trusted Agents for biometric data collection.

To become certified, you must fulfill specific requirements, follow TSA-approved procedures, and pass practical tests.

FP Tech v10

What is the certification process?

Step 1:
Application Paperwork

Our team will provide you with a packet consisting of an application and several forms to complete. 

Step 2:
Background Checks

There is a set of background checks that you will need to pass, including a fingerprint-based Criminal History Records Check (CHRC).

Step 3:
Training & Print Samples

After you complete our online training, if you will not be collecting prints electronically, you will need to provide two sets of ink-based prints that meet submission standards.

FP Benefits v2


Great news, there's more extras.

If you certify as a Fingerprint Technician, you will enjoy a lot of benefits. Here are just a few:

  • No need to send applicants elsewhere for processing.
  • Support multiple TSA Security Programs.
  • Control the fingerprinting process at your training facility.
  • Save both time and money.
  • Expand the services your company provides.