Fingerprinting & Background Checks

How to Request

Request a criminal history/background check or fingerprinting services in person from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. See below for further requirements.

Methods of Payment
The following payment forms are accepted :

  • Cash
  • Money Order
  • Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard only)

Criminal History Request / Background Check

Criminal history requests are also referred to as Georgia Crime Information Center (GCIC) reports.


  • Valid United States issued photo identification (such as state issued driver’s license, state issued ID card, or passport)
  • Valid Social Security number
  • Completed application supplied by the Police Department



Fingerprinting Services

Applicants must bring a legal form of identification (valid driver’s license or state identification card, passport, military identification, or immigration card). Blue applicant card(s) or Green Personal Identification Card(s) may be provided, upon request.


A non-refundable fee of $12.50 for the first card, $20 for two cards, and $10 for each additional card.

Services Not Provided

  • Electronic fingerprint submissions for employment or licensing with the State of Georgia for non-criminal justice purposes must go to a Georgia Applicant Processing Services (GAPS) location.
  • We provide immigration fingerprint services for Canadian immigration only, all others must go to:
  • We cannot provide firearms permit fingerprints. Please visit the Probate Court in the county in which you reside.