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 July 14-15, 2018.  The same professional Livescan Fingerprinting services for general application needs, including HQL and Handgun Permit requirements, will be provided at the Silverado Gun Show – Howard County Fairgrounds during this period.



Saturday, July 14th 2018.. 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday, July 15th 2018 .. 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