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FARA allows users to retrieve an approval notification for those applicants fingerprinted for certain programs by the Department of Human Services or  the Department of Children and Families.


***Any unauthorized review, use, access or distribution by a third (3rd) party is strictly prohibited. ***



To access the Fingerprint Approval Retrieval Application you will need:

    • Internet Explorer version 11 (REQUIRED)-we are unable to provide technical support in obtaining Internet Explorer version 11
    • For new employees:
      1. The IdentoGo/MorphoTrust receipt
      2. The PCN found on the IdentoGo/MorphoTrust receipt
      3. The contributor case number found in box 7 on the IdentoGo/MorphoTrust fingerprint form
      4. The fingerprint date found on the IdentoGo/MorphoTrust receipt
    • For those agencies required to archive:
      1. The PCN found in the new PCN column on the completed MorphoTrust archived spreadsheet
      2. The contributor case number in box 7 on the IdentoGo/MorphoTrust fingerprint form
      3. The fingerprint date found in the processed date column on the completed MorphoTrust archived spreadsheet

Additional Information

      • Availability of results can vary from 1-10 business days, please allow 10 business days before contacting the Central Fingerprint Unit
      • Agencies must obtain applicant approval notifications within 45 days of the fingerprint date
      • Results beyond 45 days of the fingerprint date will not be available in the FARA system
      • For results over 45 days or missing receipts, you must use the Fingerprint Result Request Form found at this link: Fingerprint Result Request Form or under Related Links
      • The Central Fingerprint Unit cannot be responsible for substitute approval notifications beyond 45 days of the fingerprint date
      • Applicant approval information can only be retrieved for your particular agency
      • Applicants previously fingerprinted for other agencies must be fingerprinted again under your agency’s license number or certificate number or cost code
      • Having trouble using FARA? Please call 609-777-2777


Click Here To Access the FARA Application

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