How long does it take to process fingerprints for a work permit? Well, immgrants permits takes up to twelve (12) weeks by the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and USCIS (US Citizenship & Immigration Services) while those seventeen (17) and under who are in school and need an evening or summer job will need follow other methods to obtain Working Permits in New York to determine the length.
USCIS will take your fingerprints and foward it to the FBI for processing which takes three (3) to four (4) weeks. Once the FBI has your results, they are returned to USCIS which takes another four (4) to six (6) weeks to be processed.
Need to take fingerprints for a handgun so you can find jobs a a Security Guard? You can make a request to the NYPD and pay the fee of US$99.00 (money orders should be made payable to the “New York City Police Department.”) for the fingerprinting process.
Since each case is different, below is the New York branch of the Federal Bureau of Investigation which can be contacted for further information.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
26 Federal Plaza, 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10278-0004
Fax: 1-212-384-4073 / 4074
City Hall: R/W
Chambers Street: 1/2/3/A/C
Park Place: 2/3
World Trade Center: E
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