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FBI Background Check and Fingerprint Clearance

U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents sometimes contact the U.S. Embassy requesting an appointment for fingerprints for an FBI criminal background check to apply for residency in Malta or some other purpose. The U.S. Embassy does not offer fingerprinting services. However, local police stations generally can accommodate requests to take fingerprints or direct you to the closest available station. Kindly refer to the FBI website for instructions on requesting a criminal background check, the required application and the downloadable fingerprints form.