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Fingerprint Services


Our office is located at:

Salisbury University
Fingerprint Services
110 Power Street
Salisbury Maryland 21801
(Left of the Police Department)

Hours of Service:

Services by appointment only and can be scheduled online. If you do not have access to the internet and need to schedule an appointment, please give us a call 410-548-2900.

Faculty, Staff, Students, and the General Public can schedule online.

Book an Appointment

The office will be closed during inclement weather and/or holidays. We accept WALK-INS; however, are not guaranteed without an appointment. We encourage our customers to book online to view the most up to date information on availability.

Please read required information below:

  • If you do not have a completed livescan pre-registration applicant form to include the Authorization Number and ORI Number at the time of your appointment, we will be unable to process your fingerprint request.
  • This location is for livescan fingerprints only. We do not ink-roll fingerprints.

Payment Information:

Money orders, certified checks, or cashier’s checks, made payable to Salisbury University, may be presented for payment. Cash and credit cards will not be accepted.

SU Students: All applicable fees will be charged to the Student’s GullNet account.

SU Faculty, Staff and New Hires: All applicable fees will be charged to the appropriate program department. Must have billing code from department/hiring manager.

Required Information:

  1. Please have your livescan completed upon your arrival. Maryland Livescan forms are available online. Livescan Pre-Registration Application
  2. Please know what type of check you are required to have, Federal and State, State or Federal only.  We will not be responsible if the type of check you requested is not what has been required of you.
  3. If you are requesting a background check for employment or licensing purposes, you MUST have all documentation from the requestor to include the agency name and authorization number.
  4. If your background check is being sent to a government agency you may also need an ORI number.
  5. You must bring a valid form of government identification with a photo such as a driver’s license or state issued identification card.

Fee schedule:

Request Type Background Check Fee
Adult Dependent Care $42
Attorney-Client Call for Assistance
Child Care – Full $58
Child Care – Volunteer $58
Criminal Justice $0
Gold Seal / Adoption $43
Gold Seal / Visa $43
Government Employment – State & FBI $58
Government Employment – State Only $42
Government Licensing – State (Liquor License) $42
Government Licensing – State / FBI $58
Immigration / Visa $42
Individual Challenge Call for Assistance
Individual Review $42
MSP Licensing – Firearms (Regulated Firearms Dealer $42
MSP Licensing – Handgun $58
MSP Licensing – Handgun Qual License $58
MSP Licensing – Handgun Renewal $40
MSP Licensing – Handgun Wear and Carry $58
MSP Licensing – Private Detective Section – FBI Only $40
MSP Licensing – Private Detective Section – New $58
MSP Licensing – Private Detective Section – Renewal $42
MSP Licensing – Security Guard $58
MSP Licensing – Security Guard Renewal $40
MSP Licensing – Security System $58
MSP Licensing – Special Police $58
MSP Licensing – Special Police – Renewal $42
Private Employer Petition $42
Public Housing Authority Call for Assistance