FBI Clearance

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Subject: FBI Clearance
  I am in Canada. I was in the states for 3 years earlier. Now I just received my interview waiver a month ago. I was wondering how do I go about getting FBI clearance from the USA and how long does it take. Whats the procedure? I went on FBI´s website they had written that it take 16-18 weeks for them to process the request. Is that true?


(in reply to: FBI Clearance)
Stop your worries regarding the long processing times to get the FI clearance. There are a few things which you should do to get the FBI clearance soon.

1. Get the finger prints taken by an authorized office
2. Make sure you write a deadline on the envelope when you send your finger prints for clearance. If there is no deadline, you may write the date which comes a month after you mail your finger print request.
3. It is very important to mail the request by a service which you can track.
4. Track the shipment and after it has been received at the docking station, send an e-mail to the FBI office requesting an expedited service with the deadline. Include your name, tracking number, receiver?s name, date on which it was received.
5. Their e-mail address is do@leo.gov
6. The last and the most important thing: DO NOT FORGET TO THANK ME AFTER YOU RECEIVE THE RESULTS IN 10 DAYS.

Good Luck ;)

Almost Perfect!!
(in reply to: FBI Clearance)
I followed the steps Almost Perfect mentioned few months ago and you know what? It did work! :)
(in reply to: FBI Clearance)
Well...you did not follow all the steps...You forgot step #6. ;)
Almost Perfect!!
(in reply to: FBI Clearance)
Mhhh thats funny ! he forgot #6, true !
Thank you Almost Perfect (in reply to: FBI Clearance)
I made sure not to forget step number 6


Blue Jay
Here Goes.... (in reply to: FBI Clearance)
I tried the ´regular´ way by sending in the fingerprints 6 weeks ago, and I called a few days ago & they said that it´ll be about 10-12 more weeks. SOOOOOO...I´m trying your method...let´s see how it goes? I followed steps 1-3 & I´ll be sure to follow ALL THE WAY through to #6.

I sent it next-day with signature confirmation, but to show you how far out in the sticks the FBI is...next-day takes 2 days to get there...but the good thing is that if it takes 3, then I get my money back.

My wife & I were really disappointed last week, but hopefully I can give her a surprise.

Thank you so much for your advice!

missing my wife
rant #1 (in reply to: FBI Clearance)
Ok...so I send it next-day (Express mail), and it actually was delivered the next day, HOWEVER...I received no signature confirmation, and following up today, I was told that they don´t do that...so that was nice. I was able to beg and plead for the receivers name from the local USPS, though.

Steps 4-5 completed...

Now waiting 10 days :0)

missing my wife
To Almost Perfect (in reply to: FBI Clearance)

They finished the processing within 10 business days & I got the card back yesterday.

Now...do you know how to make the Canadian CIC process go through in 10 days?!?! :0)

Thanks again,
- Jason

missing my wife
To Almost Perfect (in reply to: FBI Clearance)

I specially logged in to this site to leave a thanks message for "Almost Perfect". I received the card today within my specified deadline of 15 days.

Thank you so much for specifying the steps to get the FBI clearance done in short time.


hi (in reply to: FBI Clearance)
I am in philippines i was in the states 6 month eirlier now my husbad almost got his permanate resident i want to all my paper is ready how i get my fbi clearance