FINGERPRINTING

Fingerprinting Services

Please read these important notes:

  • The Frederick County Sheriff's Office charges a $20 administrative fee IN ADDITION TO the Criminal Justice Information Services fees associated with these services.

  • Any form of payment and the person presenting payment, names & addresses MUST MATCH the government-issued ID.

  • If you have more than four (4) fingerprint cards, please schedule two (2) back-to-back appointments.

Fingerprinting Hours:

Tuesday - Thursday

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fingerprinting will be CLOSED on county holidays and during weather related closures.

Remaining 2020 Closures - Nov. 11, Nov. 26, and Dec. 24

Inside the lobby of the

Frederick County Law Enforcement Center:

110 Airport Drive East

Frederick, MD

....what do you need to know?

Citizens must present a valid, state issued identification card.

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office charges a $20 administrative fee IN ADDITION TO the Criminal Justice Information Services fees associated with these services.

Each person must pay the required fee associated with the type of background check they are requesting in addition to the administrative fee listed above.

Four forms of payment will be accepted: cash, credit / debit card, personal check, or money order made payable to the Frederick County Sheriff's Office. 

American Express & FCU is NOT accepted.

Customers must provide a printed (hard copy) of any paperwork associated with their fingerprinting needs.  We cannot accept an image of the paperwork on a cell phone or tablet.

For more information, call the Fingerprint Information Line 

301-600-4058

FREDERICK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

MARYLAND

Sheriff Charles A. Jenkins

110 Airport Drive East

Frederick, MD 21701

EMERGENCY

9-1-1

NON-EMERGENCY DISPATCH

301-600-2071

24-HOUR MAIN LINE

301-600-1046

TIPS LINE

301-600-4131

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