Fingerprinting Services

Services & Programs

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office provides fingerprinting services at its St. Charles Towne Center office.

Location and Schedule

The mall is located at 11110 Mall Circle in Waldorf, and the CCSO office is on the second floor beside Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Electronic Prints
Monday: 12-5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.
Wednesday: 12-5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.

Inked/Rolled Prints Schedule
Tuesday: 4-6 p.m.
Thursday: 4-6 p.m.

Fingerprinting services are not offered during government holidays. Appointments are encouraged but not required. To schedule an appointment, call 301-609-6438.


The fee for each card and/or each electronic Live-Scan session is $15. Below are additional CJIS-CR fees:

Full background for state- and federally-authorized agencies: $34.50
Child care volunteer: $33
State background check: $18
State background check with Gold Seal: $19
Attorney/Client civil case: $18

The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services lists additional fees on its website.


The CCSO accepts only cash or money orders. Money orders should be made payable to “Charles County Sheriff’s Office” and should include the $15 fingerprinting fee and the associated CJIS-CR fees.

Other Requirements

  • A government-issued photo identification
  • Background check form
  • Employer authorization number

More Information

For additional information, call 301-609-6438.