Public Fingerprinting

FINGERPRINTING HOURS:  This service is provided for people who work or reside in Greenwich with proper identification.


Every Thursday 10:00am-2:00pm by appointment only.

Winter Weather Policy: Fingerprinting is CANCELED when Greenwich Public Schools are CLOSED or have a DELAYED OPENING or EARLY DISMISSAL due to inclement weather.

How to Schedule Appointment

Fingerprinting is scheduled by calling 203-622-8024 between the hours of 9:00 am - 3:00 pm to make an appointment.  No Walk-Ins will be permitted.  Please do not bring pets or small children.  Service animals are permitted.  

COVID 19 Related Information

Face masks are required to enter Police Headquarters. Please do not show up early for your appointment. Temperatures of persons appearing for fingerprinting will be taken and anyone with a fever or exhibiting any other signs of illness will be asked to leave. Police personnel taking the fingerprints will be wearing personal protective equipment. The fingerprint station will be disinfected after each use and the Officers change their gloves between applicants.  

No public restrooms will be available. 

Due to the nature of the fingerprinting process, the Greenwich Police Department cannot guarantee that the ink and/or surfaces required to be touched by the public for fingerprinting will be free of any disease, including COVID-19.

Note Regarding Fingerprints for Pistol Permits

For questions about obtaining a Temporary Connecticut Pistol Permit contact 203-622-8010.

Only residents of Greenwich are able to be fingerprinted at the Greenwich Police Department for a State of Connecticut Pistol Permit. Use this link to obtain an application for a Temporary State of Connecticut Pistol Permit.     Temporary State of Connecticut Pistol Permit

If you do not reside in Greenwich and want a Pistol Permit, you need to respond to the police authority where you reside.

If you have an Out of State Pistol Permit and want a Connecticut Permit, you need to contact the State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection Division of State Police, Special Licensing and Firearms Unit for that application.  They can be reached at (860) 685-8290.   The Greenwich Police Department does not handle these requests.

Additional Information

Upon entering the front lobby, go to one of the open Customer Service windows for General Services for assistance. General ServicesWe do not fingerprint for Immigration Applications. 

Only two fingerprint cards per person will be allowed.

CLICK TO REVIEW HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR FINGERPRINT CARDS

PLEASE MOISTURIZE YOUR HANDS FOR SEVERAL DAYS PRIOR TO FINGERPRINTING.

Only Greenwich residents or persons requiring fingerprinting for conditions of employment in the Town of Greenwich are eligible for fingerprinting.

You must present a Photo Identification to be fingerprinted.

If fingerprinting is for a Temporary State of Connecticut Pistol Permit, you need to present a valid State of Connecticut identification card or drivers license.  The ID card or license needs to have a Greenwich, CT address listed.

If fingerprinting is for employment in the Town of Greenwich, a letter from the business indicating your employment and purposes of the fingerprinting and fingerprint cards supplied by the employer are required.

The cost of fingerprinting will be $10 per card.  Fingerprint cards cost $5 each. The accepted form of payment is cash or check. Please make your check payable to "Town of Greenwich." Please provide a photo identification: driver’s license or passport.