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Background and Fingerprinting

APS conducts background checks on all prospective district employees (applicants who are offered employment), district contractors, district contractor's employees, and volunteers who might have unsupervised access to students.

APS Board Policy:

State Statute: 22-10A-5

Fingerprinting of Prospective Employees

To complete your pre-employment background check, you'll need to get fingerprinted at our City Center office. To be fingerprinted, bring a valid photo ID and $44. The $44 must be made payable to Gemalto by Cashier Check, Money Order or Credit/Debit Card.

Contact Background and Fingerprinting

  • Phone: (505) 884-6398
  • Fax: (505) 830-1661

Hours of Operation for Fingerprinting

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Status of Your Clearance Application

If you have questions regarding the status of your background clearance application, please contact us by phone at (505) 884-6398.