How do I get my fingerprints taken?

Fingerprinting Online Scheduling


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


Come to the lobby of Police Headquarters at 1 Monroe Street for fingerprinting.

PISTOL PERMITS - Will not be accepted if Incomplete, not Notarized, missing required documents or photo. You will need to reschedule an appointment.

Fingerprinting is scheduled via an online appointment system.  Walk-ins will not be accepted.


Winter Weather Policy: Fingerprinting is CANCELED when Norwalk Public Schools are CLOSED.
Morning session is CANCELED if the Norwalk Public Schools have a DELAYED OPENING.
Afternoon session is CANCELED if the Norwalk Public Schools have an EARLY DISMISSAL.

PLEASE MOISTURIZE YOUR HANDS FOR SEVERAL DAYS PRIOR TO FINGERPRINTING. Only Norwalk residents or persons requiring fingerprinting for conditions of employment with a business in the City of Norwalk are eligible for fingerprinting. You must present a Photo Identification to be fingerprinted and proof of Norwalk residency such as utility or tax bills if your license does not list a Norwalk address. If fingerprinting is for a Norwalk employer, a letter from the business indicating your employment and purposes of the fingerprinting OR fingerprint cards supplied by the employer are required. The cost of fingerprinting is $ 10.00 cash per person for up to two fingerprint cards. Each additional fingerprint card over two cards is $ 5.00 each. Cash or Credit/Debit Cards will be accepted. Come to Norwalk Police Headquarters at 1 Monroe Street, and upon entering the front lobby, go to the left to the Records Division window for assistance. We do not fingerprint for Immigration Applications. Any questions concerning your eligibility for fingerprinting you may contact the Identification Unit at 203-854-3019 or 854-3164.

Click here to setup an online appointment

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