Fingerprinting Services

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The St. Mary’s County Sheriff's Office offers both electronic and ink fingerprinting services. These services are provided by the Sheriff's Office at our Headquarters, located at 23150 Leonard Hall Drive, Leonardtown, Maryland.

Fingerprinting services are available most days with the exception of government holidays, by appointment only. You may schedule an appointment at your convenience at the following website:

If you do not have access to a computer or need additional assistance, please contact us at 301-475-4200 x 8046.

The charges for electronic fingerprinting are based on the type of service being requested. Please refer to our booking website for specific fees associated with your request.

Basic fees are listed below:
Fingerprint Type Total Fee
Livescan-Federal & State Background $47.00
Livescan-Childcare Volunteer- Federal & State Background $45.00
Livescan-State Only Background $33.00
Livescan-State Only with Gold Seal Background $34.00
Ink Fingerprint Card $15.00

Payment for fingerprinting will only be accepted in the form of cash, in exact change or money order, made payable to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office.

Individuals requesting fingerprinting will need to bring a government-issued photo ID along with their form of payment. In addition, individuals requesting Livescan will need to bring the completed Livescan Pre-Registration Application form printed by your employer with the fingerprint authorization code on it.

Download Documents

Livescan Pre-Registration Application