General Information

On Tuesday through Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., fingerprinting is provided as a walk-in service at the Frederick County Law Enforcement Center
110 Airport Drive-East
Frederick, MD 21701

No appointment is required.

What Citizens Need to Know

  • Citizens must present a valid, state issued identification card.
  • The administrative fee for fingerprinting is $20.
  • 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.
  • Three forms of payment will be accepted: credit / debit card, personal check or money order made payable to the Frederick County Sheriff's Office. Cash and American Express are NOT accepted.
  • Customers must provide a printed (hard copy) of any paperwork associated with their fingerprinting needs.  We cannnot accept an image of the paperwork on a cell phone or tablet.
For more information, call the Fingerprint Information Line at 301-600-4058.


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