Fingerprinting services are for Norwalk Residents Only and you must present a CT Driver License or CT ID Card with a Norwalk address. If you have moved here from out of state, please comply with Motor Vehicle laws and switch your license over prior to getting fingerprinted. All fingerprinting appointments are by Online Appointments Only, see link below to book an appointment. NO WALK-INS ALLOWED.
We will fingerprint a non-resident if you are applying for employment or working for a company in Norwalk that requires fingerprinting as a condition of employment. To be eligible, you must have a letter from the company with your name and that they require you to be fingerprinted. Please call the Identification Unit at (203) 854-3019 and leave a message if you need assistance.
Fingerprinting Online Scheduling - Click here to book a fingerprint appointment.**Note: When booking, you will receive an email from Norwalk Online Appointment". You must click on the blue "CONFIRM" to lock in the appointment or it will be purged. If a month has no appointment times showing - click NEXT MONTH on the top right of calendar.
TUESDAY: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm & 1:30 pm – 4:00 pmWEDNESDAY: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm & 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
LOCATION: 1 Monroe Street – Front Lobby of Norwalk Police Headquarters. Go left to Records Unit window.
FEES: $10 per person for up to 2 fingerprint cards. Then, $5 for each additional card. PAYMENT ACCEPTED: CASH or DEBIT CARD or MONEY ORDER to: "City of Norwalk". Effective July 1st, 2021 the New Fee will be $15 per person for up to 2 fingerprint cards.
BAD WEATHER POLICY: If fingerprinting is canceled due to weather or an emergency, you will receive an email notification. Your booked appointment will be automatically moved to the next available day in the same week (most likely Thursday) for the same time slot and you will receive a Confirmation email for the new appointment.
If you have been supplied with fingerprint cards by an employer: CLICK TO REVIEW HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR FINGERPRINT CARDS
** NOTE: MOISTURIZING HANDS FOR DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTMENT WILL HELP WITH THE QUALITY OF YOUR PRINTS.
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The records unit should be contacted for copies of police reports. They maintain copies of all reports and will provide copies as requested according to law. The Records Unit window is in the front lobby of police headquarters at 1 Monroe Street. The window will reopen starting June 23, 2020, Tuesday - Thursday from 9:30am 12:00pm and 1:00pm- 4:00pm by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Most accident reports can also be obtained online for an additional fee on the following website. (If purchasing online, please enter the full digit case number including leading zeroes. Ie. 160000XXXX NOT 16-XXXX.
Records appointments can be scheduled through the online appointment system.
The Norwalk Police Department only issues Temporary State of Connecticut Pistol Permits to bona fide permanent residents of the City of Norwalk. Non-resident property/business owners are not eligible. The process requires you to submit a completed and notarized application on DPS-799-C form at the time of your fingerprint appointment. See the links below for a Pistol Permit application and to schedule an online fingerprint appointment.
Pistol Permit Application and Instructions - Click here to print an application and instructions or you can pick one up at the Norwalk Police Front Desk.
Fingerprinting Online Scheduling - Click here to book a fingerprint appointment.
Click on link to view "Invalid NRA Certificate" example. This certificate has not been accepted since 2016.
Executive Order 7E(3) – that currently extends the expiration of the Temporary Pistol permit by 90 days will EXPIRE on MAY 20th, 2021. After May 20th, 2021, all Temporary Pistol Permit will expire after 60 days.
Announcement for New Pistol Permit Applicants Only – click here to see the State Police Special Licensing and Firearms Unit new policy and hours for NEW Pistol Permits.
Request must be in writing and include $5 per CD (which holds up to 250 photos). Request must include case number, date of incident, type of incident, and check payable to the City of Norwalk. Mail request to: Records Division - Norwalk Police Department One Monroe Street Norwalk, CT 06854 - (203) 854-3151.
Instructions and application forms for both businesses and individuals are located under "Forms, Reports & Permits".