Applicants who apply for a licence with the department of a profession requiring a substantive examination pursuant to Section 456.0135, Florida Statutes must submit fingerprints electronically through a service provider licensed by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) who is photo-fit and compliant with the requirements of the Florida Care Provider Background Screening Clearinghouse in accordance with Law 435.04(1)). There are several live scan service providers outside the state of Florida with Livescan and photo capability for having entered the screening into the clearing house. Please start screening through the clearing house and choose your status if you are looking for a livecan service provider to see if there is a favorable location near you. It is necessary for you to initiate here any new screening on the website clearingHouse Results: Clearinghouse Results Website AHCA Portal Login The purpose of the clearing house is to provide a single source of data for background screening results of people who must be legally screened to find employment in positions providing services to children, the elderly and the disabled. The clearing house allows the results of criminal history examinations to be shared between certain organizations when a person has applied for volunteering, an employee, a licence or a contract requiring a government and national audit of the history of criminals. (see 435.12, Florida status) Screening initiation not only allows you to receive email notifications as soon as the results are available, but you will also be notified if the applicant is then arrested and/or if the eligibility status changes.