Fingerprinting for private purposes — such as employment, adoption or interstate probation — is offered by the Dakota County Sheriff's Office to the general public.
$20.00, payable by cash (change available), check or money order. Credit card payment available at Hastings only.
Fingerprinting is available by appointment only and will vary depending on court and available staff. Call 651-438-4805 to set up an appointment.
You must check in with building greeter and pay for fingerprinting at one of the following locations:
- Administration Center: Vital Statistics or Tax Payer Services window, 1590 Highway 55, Hastings
- After payment, bring your receipt and report to the front security staff at the Judicial Center, 1560 Highway 55, Hastings. They will direct you to the Book and Release Center.
- Northern Service Center: Service Desk window, 1 Mendota Road, West St. Paul
- After payment, bring your receipt and report to the court security staff at the court entrance.
You may make a payment during business hours. However, fingerprinting is by appointment only.
Fingerprint Temporary Appointment Number: 651-438-4805
Fingerprinting Center: 651-438-4925
Hastings Vital Statistics: 651-438-4312
Northern Service Center Vital Statistics: 651-554-6601
Criminal bookings who have a court appearance that day will take priority over all applicant fingerprints.
*This office takes consideration for your health and safety. We require all clients to wash their hands prior to receiving fingerprinting services. This office follows Dakota County safety guidelines to encourage social distancing and requires mask usage while in county buildings.