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. Services are cash only, and 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.

Temporary Hours effective 11/13/17, until further notice.

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

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

Thanksgiving Day – November 23, 2017
Day after Thanksgiving – November 24, 2017
December 25, 2017 – Christmas Day (Observance)
January 1, 2018 – New Year’s Day (Observance)

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 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.