Fingerprinting for private purposes — such as employment, adoption or interstate probation — is offered by the Dakota County Sheriff's Office to the general public.
Cost: $20, payable by cash (change available), check or money order. Credit cards at Hastings only.
You must pay for fingerprinting at the following locations:
- Administration Center: Vital Statistics window, 1590 Highway 55, Hastings
- After payment, report to the court security deputies at the Judicial Center, 1560 Highway 55, Hastings. They will direct you to the Book and Release Center.
- Northern Service Center: Vital Statistics window, 1 Mendota Road, West St. Paul
- After payment, report to the court security deputies at the court entrance.
Mondays, 1–3 p.m.
Wednesdays, 8 a.m.–noon
Fridays, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
Northern Service Center
Tuesdays, 8 a.m.– 3 p.m.
Wednesdays, 1–3 p.m.
Thursday, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
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.