Fingerprint Clearance Card Policy
Instructions on how to fill out your application for a Fingerprint Clearance Card
AZ Department of Public Safety
ORDER A FINGERPRINT CLEARANCE CARD (If you do not have a current* card)
Applicants must submit an original and valid Fingerprint Clearance Card along with completed application. Copies will not be accepted. The Radiologic Technology Office will make a copy of the original and valid Fingerprint Clearance Card.
After graduation students are considered candidates to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) National Certification Board Examination. Candidates must comply with the “Rules of Ethics” contained in the American Registry’s “Standards of Ethics”.
A conviction of, or plea of guilty to, or a plea of nolo contendere to a crime that is either a felony or a misdemeanor, must be investigated by the ARRT in order to determine eligibility.
Applicants who have been convicted of, or plead guilty to, or plead nolo contendere to a crime must contact the Program Director for additional information regarding this matter, or contact the ARRT at: 651-687-0048 ext 8580 - www.arrt.org.
If the student already has a fingerprint clearance card that has not expired, the student will have to submit the original card along with the completed Program application. Copies of the card will be made at time of submission. The Radiologic Technology office will verify the validity of the submitted card with the Department of Public Safety.
*A current card is one that will not expire before the end of the 2 year Program enrollment period.
Application packets & instructions are available outside the Radiologic Technology Office.
Be advised that it can take anywhere from 4 – 8 weeks to receive your card from The Department of Public Safety. We will NOT accept applications without the card.