Who Can Do the Fingerprinting for the FD-258 Fingerprint Cards?

According to the ATF's, "FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS RECEIVED BY NFA CUSTOMER SERVICE REPS" section of the ATF - General 41F Questions and Answers .PDF, any business or government agency that is properly equipped to take fingerprints can perform the fingerprinting service for the FD-258 fingerprint cards. 

Q. May a Federal firearms licensee fingerprint a customer? As an FFL dealer, can we fingerprint our customers?

A. Fingerprints may be taken by anyone who is properly equipped to take them (see instructions on ATF Form 1, Form 4, Form 5, and Form 5320.23). Therefore, applicants may utilize the service of any business or government agency that is properly equipped to take fingerprints.”

Source: ATF - General 41F Questions and Answers

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