Employee Fingerprinting Instructions
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Employee Fingerprinting Instructions

Registration for Fingerprinting

  1. Access the GAPS website at www.ga.cogentid.com
  2. Click on "Applicant Registration"
  3. Choose "Education Agencies"(the one with the red apple icon)
  4. Choose "Public Schools"
  5. Please read the "Non-Criminal Justice Applicant's Privacy Rights", check the box beside "I have read and accepted these terms" then click "Continue"
  6. Applicant Registration page
    •    Agency”—Choose from the drop down list “Catoosa Co Board of Education"
    •  “Reason”—Choose from the drop down list “School Employment-Public Schools"
    •  “Payment”—Choose either “Credit Card” or “Money Order”.  Money Orders must be for EXACT dollar amount as indicated on your registration confirmation and made payable to 3M Cogent.
    • "Fingerprint Card User"--DO NOT CHECK THIS BOX. Our fingerprints are taken electronically.
    •  “Personal and Address Information”-Complete the required information in yellow.
    •   Verify your information. If correct, click "Submit". If not, please go back and make your corrections.
    •  “Registration Complete” page, please print or email the receipt (to yourself) OR make a picture of that page with your cell phone's camera. You will need this confirmation to be fingerprinted.
  7. Schedule an appointment with Human Resources to be fingerprinted by calling (706) 965-8563.  

Days and Hours available to schedule fingerprinting: 

Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 12:00 and 1:00-4:00

Friday 9:00-12:00 and 1:00-3:30   **We will not be open on Fridays during the summer

Appointments are available in 30 minute increments

 

Please make sure that you have your fingerprint registration confirmation, appointment time and date, your driver's license and money order made payable to 3M Congent, if you did not pay for fingerprinting with your credit/debit card.

 

Catoosa County Public Schools | P.O. Box 130 | Ringgold, GA 30736 | (706) 965-2297