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. No appointments are needed.  People needing services before 10 a.m. should enter the mall on the upper level in between Macy’s and Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.*
Friday: 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.*

The Fingerprinting Office will be closed until April 1st, 2020.


The CCSO Fingerprint Office will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

Lincoln’s Birthday – February 12, 2020
President’s Day – February 17, 2020
Good Friday – April 10, 2020
Memorial Day – May 25, 2020
Independence Day (Observed) – July 3, 2020
Labor Day – September 7, 2020
Columbus Day – October 12, 2020
Election Day – November 3, 2020
Veterans Day – November 11, 2020
Thanksgiving Day – November 26, 2020
Native American Heritage Day – November 27, 2020
Christmas Day – December 25, 2020


Services provided: The CCSO provides fingerprinting services for individuals who need state and federal backgrounds, state only backgrounds, and FBI ink card (Live Scan and Ink Rolled Prints).


Full background for state and federally authorized agencies: $55.00
State background check: $38.00
Ink rolled cards: $20.00 per card

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


The CCSO accepts cash, credit card, or money orders. Money orders should be made payable to “Charles County Sheriff’s Office”.

Other Requirements

  • A government-issued photo identification
  • Employer authorization number

More Information

For additional information, call 301-609-6438.