How do I get my fingerprints taken?

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.

FINGERPRINTING HOURS:

TUESDAY: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm & 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
WEDNESDAY: 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".

 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.

Click here to setup an online appointment

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