Fingerprinting Request

You can get fingerprinted for a fee. If you need fingerprinting for a specific application or situation, first make sure your understand the requirements you must meet.

The first fingerprint card costs $25, and each additional card costs $1. You can pay by bank check or money order made out to the New York Police Department. Major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover, or a bank debit card with the Visa or MasterCard logo) are also accepted at One Police Plaza.

You can get fingerprinted at Police Headquarters, located at One Police Plaza, Room 152A, Monday to Friday, between 9 AM and 3 PM. Some local precincts also do fingerprinting, but hours and availability vary.

You must provide one of the following at the time of your request:

  • Driver's license
  • DMV identification
  • Valid passport
  • Alien registration card
  • Employment authorization certificate
  • Naturalization certificate