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Civilian Fingerprinting

COVID-19 / Illness notice

For the safety of our staff and all people we come into contact with (including medical professionals, teachers, critical infrastructure personnel, and more) if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or other illness, please reschedule your appointment. We reserve the right to turn appointments away if your health could endanger others.

Please note that we have moved!!! We are now located at 185 Old Ferry Road, Brattleboro.
Our office serves as Windham County's civilian fingerprinting station. Be it a work related background checks,related to adoption, or other non-criminal need, the Windham County Sheriff's Office is able to assist.


Hours by appointment:

We schedule by appointment only, offering most days of the week when resources are available. Dates and times vary based on demand.

Fee: $35.00 payable by cash or check only.

The Windham County Sheriff's Department serves as the County Fingerprint station for employment, adoption and licensing. We use a State-of-the-Art AFIS fingerprinting computer that provides a quick and efficient result in a few minutes, without the mess of fingerprinting inks.Fingerprinting services are done by appointment only. Appointments on other days are performed on a case-by-case basis. Our office is located at 185 Old Ferry Road, Brattleboro VT. You must have an appointment to be fingerprinted.


Applicants seeking finger prints for a background check through the VERMONT CRIMINAL INFORMATION CENTER (VCIC) must bring a Fingerprint Authorization Certificate (FAC), signed by the requesting organization at the time of the fingerprinting. i.e.: prints for school, adoption, security guards, NCPA employment or volunteers. Applicants seeking fingerprints for in state or out of state companies that provide their own specific fingerprint cards should not fill them out. Applicants with cards filled out may be charged additional fees. We do supply the federal applicant cards (Form 258) for states and companies requesting prints on that form. All applicants must have two (2) form’s of ID. One must be a Photo Drivers license or other government issued ID i.e.: DOD ID, permanent resident ID, or a passport.

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