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ROE 53 provides Livescan fingerprinting services only for school-related employees, including non-certified employees and contractors.  

Due to volume, appointments are required for all fingerprinting.  Please click the link below to schedule your fingerprinting appointment.  

For groups of five or more please call our office at 309.477.2290.



  • Cost of fingerprinting at the ROE is $55;
  • Lisa with Ethos Fingerprinting in El Paso may charge $60- and is only able to fingerprint freelance non-district specific substitute teachers.
  • Personal or district check, cash, money orders, or Mastercard or Visa cards are accepted forms of payment 


Fingerprinting is not available for non-educational agencies.

You will need to bring your non-expired driver's license or government-issued state identification in order to be fingerprinted.  


Substitute Teacher Fingerprint Form


Student Teachers:

Important info regarding the process for paying for student teacher fingerprints - according to school code effective 1/1/16. Summarized here and highlighted below...


  1. Appropriate paperwork must accompany the student teacher for the fingerprinting
  2. The student teacher pays the hosting district directly for the cost of the fingerprinting
  3. The district, in turn, would give the student teacher a district fp form- and the district will pay Bushue (ROE 53 fingerprint vendor) through their account once invoiced by Bushue
      • the district gets a copy of the original report and would give the student teacher a copy
  4. A copy of the results must be provided to the student teacher



105 ILCS 5/10-21.9
Prior to the commencement of any student teaching experience or required internship (which is referred to as student teaching in this Section) in the public schools, a student teacher is required to authorize a fingerprint-based criminal history records check. Authorization for and payment of the costs of the check must be furnished by the student teacher to the school district where the student teaching is to be completed.

414 Court Street, Pekin, IL 61554 | Phone: 309-477-2290 | Fax: 309-347-3735
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30-4:30 & Fridays 8:30-4:00