Hours of Operation:

Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun

Mon, Tue, Fri
By Appointment Only


IOTA offers convenient one-stop services to satisfy your application needs.

IOTA Security and Detective Agency, a State of Maryland Certified Livescan Fingerprinting Private Provider, is dedicated to submitting electronic fingerprint information directly to CJIS-Central Repository for the purpose of obtaining background checks on behalf of private individuals and commercial organizations, under the authority of Criminal Procedure Article §10-221, Annotated Code of Maryland, regulations (COMAR 12.15.05)Our professional, confidential, convenient onsite and mobile services are available at competitive fees in a safe and friendly workplace environment.

For fast and accurate service, complete and provide the Livescan Pre-Registration Application Form in advance. Livescan data will be pre-loaded and services ready upon your arrival. A valid government issued ID must be presented in order to receive Livescan services.

Contact us for additional services available: Mobile Livescan, Ink/Slab Fingerprinting, Passport Photos, Notary, and Certified Training.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Money Orders and Cash.

Handgun Permit Live Scan Pre-Registration Application

MSP HQL Application Facilitation Services

Our offices will be closed to the public this week.  The same professional MSP HQL Training and Livescan Fingerprinting services will be offered offsite at the Silverado Gun Show – Howard County Fairgrounds this weekend:



Saturday, July 15th 2017.. 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday, July 16th 2017 .. 9 am – 3 pm
Over 400 Tables of all types of Firearms & related items.
All Firearm transactions subject to all Federal, State, & Local Laws.
Adults .. $9.00, Over 62 $8.00, Children under 12 & parking free
Information: 301-874-5012