Civilian Fingerprinting

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Currently, BCI/FBI electronic fingerprinting is available Monday- Friday 8am to 3:45pm with extended hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays until 5:45. No appointment is necessary.  We are closed on all government holidays as well as the day after Thanksgiving.
 
Please bring with you, a valid government issued photo ID and a certified bank check or money order, made out to the Erie County Sheriff’s Office. We DO NOT ACCEPT personal checks, business checks, credit cards nor cash.  

The cost for this service is $34 for a BCI background check; $36 for a FBI background check and $70 for both BCI/FBI. 

If you want the results mailed to a specific agency, we need the name and address at the time your fingerprints are taken.

Civilian fingerprints will be taken in the Concealed Handgun Licensing office.

For ink fingerprints on a card, there is no charge. We offer ink printing same hours as Concealed Handgun Licensing; no appointment is needed. 

For questions please call 419-625-7951 x6256.
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