How long does it take to capture a 3D scan? Specsy Support November 21, 2017 22:06 Updated Follow A typical 3D scan, captured in good lighting conditions, takes about 30 seconds to acquire. Related articles How do I know what size to make it? How do I perform a good 3D facial scan? My scanner is saying "please connect the structure scanner" Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.