Citizen Fingerprinting

FingerprintsCitizen fingerprinting is a service we provide for the public on a first come, first served basis. This service is provided in the main lobby on the north end of the Alexander R. Beaty Public Safety Training and Support Center. Parking is available near the north end of the parking (near the flag poles). Fingerprints will be rolled on standard fingerprint cards in ink, and electronic submission is not available. Cards will be provided for persons that do not have them. All biographical information is required on the fingerprint card prior to being fingerprinted.

PLEASE NOTE: Fingerprinting services has been temporarily suspended to the public due to COVID-19.

  • When: Every Thursday (except holidays)
  • Hours: 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Where:
    Alexander R. Beaty Public Safety Training and Support Center
    1200 N. Patterson Avenue
    Winston-Salem, NC 27101
  • Cost: $10 per card, cash only

Persons requesting fingerprinting services must have a valid form of photographic identification (Driver's license, ID Card, Passport, etc.). Electronic fingerprinting is available through the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office by appointment only. Call 336-917-7001 to set up an electronic fingerprinting appointment.