Can I use again an FBI background check when I apply for my Spanish visa residency?


The FBI did a background check on me, with finger prints, when I applied for a TSA number. Could I use that number when I apply for my visa residency?


These are the answers of some Facebook group members:

“How would you plan to use that number, and for what purpose?”


“No, everytime you need a background check it has to be done all over again.”

“I believe the FBI background check expires after 5 months. Previously it was 3 months. Not sure when they changed it… check your results for an expiration date or issuing date. If it’s been a short amount of time like a week or a month, I’d say go for it and use it again.”


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