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FBI Report*

Individuals planning to apply for a Kentucky auctioneer license must request a copy of their identification record (FBI Background report) prior to applying for an initial license or reactivating a license from escrow status.


The first step is to go to your local law enforcement agency and have your fingerprints taken.
Next you will need to go to the FBI website (listed below) and follow the instructions to submit your fingerprint card.
Contact the FBI office for additional assistance at 304-625-5590.
Once you receive the report, you will submit that with your completed license application and any other required documents.

To obtain an FBI report:


Report mailed to you                                    
Avg. Processing Time: One week  

Fingerprint cards can be obtained from the following sources:

Board of Auctioneers, 500 Mero Street, Frankfort, KY 40601 (During Business Hours)
We strongly recommend that you obtain your fingerprints at a local law enforcement agency (police station, sheriff's office, etc.) Note: The Kentucky State Police charge $10 for fingerprinting.

Report information:

All FBI reports expire 90 days after the report date of issuance.
The Board of Auctioneers cannot issue a license without a valid FBI report.
You have 45 days to apply for your license after successfully passing the exam.