A.R.S. § 32-3430 (Fingerprinting; requirement) went into effect on January 1, 2022. This statute requires that all applicants for an initial license or license renewal must submit a copy of a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
This requirement is temporarily paused because the statute has yet to be approved by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. If you do not have a valid fingerprint clearance card, you must submit fingerprints for the purpose of obtaining a criminal background check.
A.R.S. § 32-3430 Fingerprinting; requirement
A. Beginning January 1, 2022, an applicant for original licensure, license renewal, license reinstatement or a limited license pursuant to this chapter shall possess a valid fingerprint clearance card issued pursuant to title 41, chapter 12, article 3.1.
B. This section does not affect the board's authority to otherwise issue, deny, cancel, terminate, suspend or revoke a license or a limited license.