Division of Gaming Enforcement

Fingerprint Processes

Fingerprint Processes

There are two fingerprinting options for those individuals seeking gaming qualification, licensure, or registration in New Jersey.

1. An applicant can pre-register and schedule an appointment through IdentoGO’s website at the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) Records and Identification Unit located at 1325 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401. There is no standalone charge for fingerprinting at the DGE location or
2. An applicant can elect to schedule an appointment at their closest IdentoGO location. However, the applicant will have to pay an out-of-pocket fingerprint service fee of $66.05 to IdentoGO, in addition to paying the regulatory application fee due to DGE. IdentoGO Locations can be found in this link.

Applicants, in accordance with DGE regulations, will be required to show proper forms of identification at both the DGE and IdentoGO locations. There are no exceptions to this rule.

Please note that if you live within the State of New Jersey or out-of-state within a 10-mile radius of the New Jersey borders, it is a requirement that you be fingerprinted by the DGE in Atlantic City, NJ or at a NJ IdentoGO site.  If you are unsure whether or not if you live within a 10-mile radius of the New Jersey border, please refer to the Restricted Zip Codes link.

Appointments are required for DGE’s Records and Identification Unit located in Atlantic City, New Jersey and all IdentoGO locations.   In order to schedule an appointment, applicants must complete pre-enrollment instructions and must pre-register for appointments through IdentoGO’s website.  The instructions for both the DGE Atlantic City location and the IdentoGO locations are listed separately below. It is important to select the correct service codes depending on whether you are electing to be fingerprinted at DGE or at IdentoGO.

Pre-Enrollment and Scheduling Instructions for the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement Office in Atlantic City, NJ

The DGE Records and Identification Unit, located at the Arcade Building at 1325 Boardwalk on the corner of Tennessee Ave & the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey, has the ability to process fingerprints for DGE.

To be fingerprinted at the DGE Identification Unit in Atlantic City, NJ, you must go to IdentoGO’s website or visit the following website directly https://uenroll.identogo.com to pre-enroll and schedule your appointment.

1. First you will be prompted to enter a Service Code that corresponds to the registration, license, or qualification for which you are applying.

The Service Codes have been designed by IdentoGo and assigned to the DGE to ensure that applicants are not accidentally or incorrectly processed for a service that is not required. Below is a list of DGE registration, license, and qualification types along with the corresponding Service Codes for those individuals who wish to be printed at the DGE Records and Identification Unit in Atlantic City, NJ.  The below listed Service codes should be utilized ONLY by those individuals wishing to be fingerprinted at the DGE location, located at 1325 Boardwalk on the corner of Tennessee Ave & the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ:

REGISTRATION/LICENSE/QUALIFICATION SERVICE CODE
Casino Employee Registration (35) Service Code 2F12H1
Casino Key Employee License Application (11) Service Code 2F12R8
Casino License Application/ Qualifier Service Code 2F114H
Casino Service Industry License Application/Qualifier Service Code 2F12YK
2. After entering the service code, an applicant will then have to select the “schedule or manage appointment” link on the IdentoGO site.
3. At this point, the applicant is then prompted to enter the name, date of birth, and contact information. Click the Next button.
4. In the next screen, the applicant will be asked to enter a Contributor Case Number. For the DGE, enter NJDGE for all case typesPlease leave the miscellaneous field blank. Click the next button.
5. The applicant must enter citizenship information and click the next button.
  *Note:  The DGE is governed by the OL4A law and if that field cannot be completed, the person should contact DGE for further instructions.
6. The applicant must address personal questions and click the next button.
7. The applicant must enter personal information and click the next button.
8. The applicant must enter the address and click the next button.
9. The applicant must answer questions with respect to identifying documents and click the next button. See #5 above.
10. In the location tab, the applicant must enter SP-NJDGEATLANTICCITY and click search. Then click next. (This code is only used if you want to be printed at the DGE office in Atlantic City, NJ).
11. A window will pop up which will allow the applicant to select the first available date(s) and time(s) at the DGE Records and Identification location in Atlantic City, NJ.
12. Once the applicant has made the selection, the submit button must be clicked to confirm the appointment.

Pre-Enrollment and Scheduling Instructions for IdentoGO Locations

IdentoGO is available as an alternative resource for those registrants or applicants that are required to obtain fingerprints in connection with a gaming registration or application.  If an applicant elects to utilize IdentoGo, he or she is responsible for paying the cost of the out-of-pocket fingerprint service fee of $66.05.  It is important to note that the applicant is still responsible for the DGE regulatory application fee.  Individuals who choose to go to an IdentoGO site will be required to obtain a receipt from IdentoGO to verify proof that he/she was fingerprinted.  The receipt must be attached to the application upon submission.

To schedule your fingerprint appointment directly with IdentoGO, you must go to IdentoGO’s website or visit the following website directly https://uenroll.identogo.com.  In this case, you will use the appropriate service code applicable to your specific status.

1. First you will be prompted to enter a Service Code that corresponds to the registration, license, or qualification for which you are applying.

The Service Codes have been designed by IdentoGo and assigned to the DGE to ensure that applicants are not accidentally or incorrectly processed for a service that is not required. Below is a list of DGE registration, license, and qualification types along with the corresponding Service Codes for those individuals who wish to be printed.  The below listed Service Codes are for those individuals who wish to be printed at IdentoGO locations ONLY:

REGISTRATION/LICENSE/QUALIFICATION SERVICE CODE
Casino Employee Registration (35) Service Code 2F12GJ
Casino Key Employee License Application (11) Service Code 2F12QV
Casino License Application/ Qualifier Service Code 2F1132
Casino Service Industry License Application/Qualifier Service Code 2F12X4
2. After entering the service code, an applicant will then have to select the “schedule or manage appointment” link on the IdentoGO site.
3. At this point, the applicant is then prompted to enter the name, date of birth, and contact   Click the Next button.
4 In the next screen, the applicant will be asked to enter a Contributor Case Number. For the DGE, enter NJDGE for all case types.  Please leave the miscellaneous field blank. Click the next button.
5. The applicant must enter citizenship information and click next the next button.
  *Note:  The DGE is governed by the OL4A law and if that field cannot be completed, the person should contact the DGE for further instructions.
6. The applicant must address personal questions and click the next button.
7. The applicant must enter personal information and click the next button.
8. The applicant must enter the address information and click the next button.
9. The applicant must answer question with respect to identifying documents and click the next button. See #5 above.
10. In the location tab, the applicant must enter search for their desired location and click search. Then click next.
11. A window will pop up which will allow the applicant to select the first available date(s) and time(s) at the IdentoGO location.
12. Once the applicant has made the selection, the submit button must be clicked in order to confirm the appointment.

RECORDS IDENTIFICATION AND FINGERPRINTING UNIT/COVID PROCEDURES

All applicants must be pre-enrolled through IdentoGo’s website.
All appointments must be pre-scheduled through IdentoGO’s website. DGE will no longer accept walk-in appointments. There are no exceptions to this rule.
At the time of a scheduled appointment, anyone entering the building must wear a mask and is urged to bring their own pen.
When persons arrive for their scheduled appointment or any other service, they are required to call the ID Unit (609-441-3050) or (609-441-3011) to notify the DGE of their arrival.
All persons to be fingerprinted should remain in their vehicle and/or practice social distancing outside the building until a DGE staff member contacts them and advises them to enter the lobby.
The DGE lobby has been reorganized to allow a limited number of persons in order to remain socially distanced.
Only applicants and registrants will be permitted in the Arcade Building. Applicants and registrants are not permitted to bring children or other individuals to their appointment.
All applications must be completed in their entirety prior to the appointment.
If an applicant is unprepared or late, he/she will be required to reschedule the appointment.

A sign will be posted on the front door of the Arcade Building with all the Rules and Restrictions, and information is on the DGE website: https://www.njoag.gov/about/divisions-and-offices/division-of-gaming-enforcement-home/.  Please contact the DGE at 609-441-3050 for any additional inquiries.     

DIRECTIONS TO FINGERPRINTING OFFICE IN ATLANTIC CITY

Via Atlantic City Expressway – Take AC Expressway into Atlantic City. AC Expressway becomes Christopher Columbus Blvd. Turn left onto Atlantic Ave (3rd traffic light). Follow Atlantic Ave to Tennessee Ave. Make right onto Tennessee Ave. Follow Tennessee Ave across Pacific Ave to the Boardwalk. Office is on your left at Tennessee and the Boardwalk.

Via Garden State Parkway – Take Garden State Parkway Exit #38 towards Atlantic City onto Atlantic City Expressway. Take AC Expressway into Atlantic City. AC Expressway becomes Christopher Columbus Blvd. Turn left onto Atlantic Ave (3rd traffic light). Follow Atlantic Ave to Tennessee Ave. Make right onto Tennessee Ave. Follow Tennessee Ave across Pacific Ave to the Boardwalk. Office is on your left at Tennessee and the Boardwalk.

From Philadelphia, PA – Take Walt Whitman Bridge into New Jersey. Follow Route 42 South to Atlantic City Expressway. Take AC Expressway into Atlantic City. AC Expressway becomes Christopher Columbus Blvd. Turn left onto Atlantic Ave (3rd traffic light). Follow Atlantic Ave to Tennessee Ave Make right onto Tennessee Ave. Follow Tennessee Ave across Pacific Ave to the Boardwalk. Office is on your left at Tennessee and the Boardwalk.

 

OUT-OF-STATE FINGERPRINT INSTRUCTIONS

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