Fingerprinting & Badging

  • Fingerprinting Registration Information                

    Effective October 1, 2021, Fieldprint was implemented for fingerprinting and badging services for all new hires, mentors, volunteer coaches, student teachers, charter schools, not-for-profit organizations and vendors/contractors. A Fieldprint Code and email address is required as part of the online appointment registration to complete a background/fingerprint screening.

    Florida Statute Level 2 Screening and ECSD Hiring Guidelines

    Click on the links below to view the Florida Statute Level 2 screening standards and the Escambia County School District Hiring Guidelines.

    All Vendors/Contractors must be screened according to F.S. 435.04 Level 2 screening standards.

    All Escambia County School District Applicant Employees must meet the requirements of the ECSD Hiring Guidelines.

    District Employee Fingerprinting Information

    If you are a new hire and have been offered a position as an Instructional, Administrative, Professional, or Educational Support Personnel, the hiring location should provide you with the necessary information including a Fieldprint Code that is needed to begin the fingerprinting process.

    Please contact the department, school, or individual that offered you the position if you have not received your background/fingerprinting instructions and Fieldprint Code. This step must be completed prior to continuing in the employment process.

    Substitute Teacher Applicants

    Click on the "I Want To..." link at the top of this page, choose "Be a Substitute Teacher in ECSD".  Click on Employment Information webpage, then Online Applications, then New User, to set up a user id and password, complete the Substitute Teacher application and submit. Once you have successfully submitted your application, you will be notified of your next steps via email through our application system. 

    If you have any questions regarding the application process please contact Human Resources at

    Student Teachers

    Contact the Escambia County School District's Elementary Education office at 850-469-5494 to verify that you have been placed for a student teaching position and receive the Fieldprint Code and instructions for your background screening.

    If you are scheduled for observation hours in a Physical Education class please contact Casandra Manis at 850-316-3962 to verify that you have been placed and receive the correct Fieldprint Code and instructions for your background screening.

    Please note that you must have prior approval through the Escambia County School District Curriculum and Instruction Department before completing the background screening process to be authorized on any campus. 

    Vendors/Contractors/Not-For-Profit Organizations


    Any vendor with a contractual relationship with the District is required to undergo background screening as required by Florida law. In order to register for a background/fingerprint screening an individual or organization must have been cleared through the Escambia County School District Purchasing Department as being a valid Vendor or Not for Profit organization with the District.

    Before a Fieldprint Code can be provided to your organization, click on the link below to access the Vendor/Not for Profit Registration Form. Complete and submit this form to the Purchasing department at the email address provided below. Once your organization has been approved you will receive notification, instructions, and a Fieldprint Code to go online and complete the background/fingerprint process for your employees.

    Please ensure that you have a valid Point of Contact, name, and email address for your organization as this will be the contact that receives notifications when your employees/volunteers have completed the background/fingerprint screening. 


    Please complete all required documentation for Vendor/Not for Profit registration and submit to

    **If you have questions regarding your status as a Vendor/Not for Profit organization with the Escambia County School District please direct all questions to the Purchasing Department specifically.

    Register for Background/Fingerprint Screening

    To access the Background/Fingerprinting Registration , please visit the Fieldprint website.

    Fieldprint Customer service (Toll Free Number) 877-614-4364

     Payment Methods

    • Credit card options (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover)

    Options for Vendors/Contractor/Not for Profit Organizations

    Organizations can establish an escrow account or resister their company credit card to manage their fingerprinting costs. These options must be setup directly with Fieldprint prior to scheduling any appointments.

    Background/Fingerprinting Screening Fee Information

    Effective January 1, 2019, an increase in fees associated with criminal history record requests for all organizations that perform criminal history record checks. The fees associated with those increases are included in the descriptions of fees indicated below. If you have any questions please contact our office.

    All background screenings and badges, unless otherwise noted, are valid for 5 years. 

    *Applicant pays State of Florida records retention fee of $24.00 for years 2-5.


    $55.25 (applicant pays fee; retention fee by District)


    $79.25 (applicant pays fee) *

    H.S.l Student Worker     

    $55.25 (District covers all fees, including retention)

    College Student Worker  

    $55.25 (applicant pays fee) *

    Paid Coach    

    $79.25 (applicant pays fee)

    All Substitutes

    $79.25 (applicant pays fee) *

    Student Teacher

    $55.25 (one year badge)

    Volunteer Coach

    $47.25 (District covers all fees)

    District Mentor 

    $47.25 (District covers all fees)

    Other Applicants

    Campus Residents

    $79.25 *


    $93.60 (fees are fixed by the State of Florida)

    Not-for-Profit Organization    


    Charter School 

    $79.25 * (District does not cover fee)

     The Escambia County School District is not responsible for any badges that are lost, stolen, or damaged.

    Replacement cost: $15.00 

    If you have any questions on Fingerprinting or Background Screening information please contact Human Resources:

    ECSD Employee Applicants contact: 850-429-2914

    Contractors/Vendors contact: 850-430-7689