The following certificated employees/candidates must be fingerprinted by the Los Angeles Unified School District and receive clearance prior to reporting for work:
    1. All new employees
    2. All former employees who have been separated from service for any period of time
    3. Current employees who have a hire date prior to January 25, 1992, who require processing due to a change in employment status or classification.
    Fingerprints may be taken and cleared up to 60 days prior to your first day of employment with the District.  
    The District fingerprinting fee will be deducted from your salary warrant if you print at a LAUSD site. 
    New employees have the option to fingerprint at a third-party site. Please navigate to to find a fingerprint site and register. 

    If you have not been fingerprinted for the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, an additional fingerprinting fee will apply. This fee will also be deducted from your salary warrant if you fingerprint at a District site. You will also need to complete the Certificate of Clearance application through the Commission on Teacher Credentialing website
    No employee may report to work prior to receiving District notification of fingerprint clearance.
    For additional questions, or to check on the status of your fingerprint clearance, please call (213) 241-5300. 
    No matter where you choose to fingerprint, please be sure that you use your full legal name on all employment documents. 
    Please see below for detailed instructional videos regarding fingerprinting at third-party sites.