The Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office offers non-criminal fingerprinting as a service to the
citizens of Charlotte-Mecklenburg.
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Where are you located, and What are your office hours?
Our office is open Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm. We are located at 715 East Fourth Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, N.C. 28202. Our office is located below street
level next to the Mecklenburg County Jail Central..
EFFECTIVE 05/22/15, THE GUN PERMIT/COURT ORDERED REGISTRATION
DIVISION WILL BE RELOCATING TO THE JUDGE CLIFTON E. JOHNSON BUILDING, LOCATED ACROSS THE STREET AT 700 E. FOURTH STREET. THE GUN PERMIT OFFICE WILL BE IN SUITE 101 &
COURT ORDERED REGISTRATION WILL BE LOCATED IN SUITE 102. WE ARE VERY EXCITED ABOUT OUR NEW SPACE AS IT WILL GIVE US THE OPPORTUNITY TO PROVIDE IMPROVED CUSTOMER
Where do I park?
You may park at the parking deck at the corner 4th Street and McDowell Street. There is also another parking deck located at Davidson Street and 3rd Street.
How much does fingerprinting service cost? What do I need to bring with me?
The cost for the fingerprinting service is $10.00 for every 5 fingerprint cards you wish to obtain. Example: 5 cards for $10.00, 10 cards for $20.00, etc. You will
need to bring a valid state issued ID as well as any required fingerprint cards or electronic submission forms. If you need to be fingerprinted on FD-258 fingerprint
cards, our agency can provide those to you. The electronic submission forms should be obtained by the agency that is requiring you to get fingerprinting.
Do I need an appointment for fingerprinting services?
An appointment is not necessary, however, we encourage you to make an appointment in order to eliminate your waiting time.
What type of payment do you accept for all services?
We accept cash, money order, certified check, debit card and all major credit cards. However, if paying by a credit or debit card you will be charged a convenience
fee. This fee is paid to the company that provides this order, payment and processing system to the public.
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