TO: Licensed Agencies under The Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor and Locksmith Act of 2004
FROM: Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation
CHANGES TO THE PERMANENT EMPLOYEE REGISTRATION CARD (PERC) PROCESS
Effective January 9, 2013, the following must occur prior to an employee working for your agency:
- A PERC application must be completed and submitted to DPR along with the appropriate fee and receipt of fingerprint processing or FP-DET form if printed out-of-state.
- The agency must verify through DPR’s website that the applicant has fingerprint results listed as ‘Eligible’ pursuant to the criminal history check conducted by the Department of State Police (Illinois State Police).
- The Fingerprint Return Results page on the Division website now displays one field for fingerprint status which will reflect either Eligible or Pending .
- Applicants must have an “Eligible” status to work.
In order to check fingerprint results, you must enter the applicant's Last Name and First Initial PLUS their Social Security Number
The information furnished is from DPR's official databases and is updated several times a week. If you are unable to find the licensee information you want, you may contact the department by phone at 1-800-560-6420 or by mail at 320 West Washington, Springfield, IL 62786
NOTE: Fingerprint results will only display for license applicants with the 129 profession code.