Fingerprinting & Background Checks

Fingerprint services are now fully available by appointment ONLY and payment by cash, money order, credit or debit card.  NO Checks. Credit or debit card must be in the name of the person requesting the service.

See the link to make your appointment below.

Appointments must be canceled prior to 24 hours. Arrivals more than 10 minutes after the appointment time will be required to reschedule for a new appointment.

Background checks (adult only) may be requested online by clicking HERE.
Background check reports will be mailed to you within 5-7 business days.

Booking photos may be requested online by clicking HERE.
Booking photos will be mailed to you within 5-7 business days.

The following services are provided at the Sheriff's Office Administration building.

Please Note: This service is not available between Noon and 2 p.m.
What Cost Days Time
St. Lucie County Backgrounds (adults only)
$12.00 online
$17.00 in person
Tuesday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fingerprints see below Tuesday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fingerprint Appointments


Download the Fingerprint Information Card and complete it to bring with you to your appointment.

Click here for Firearms Denial 

Click here for Seals & Expungements

Livescan Fingerprinting Provided

Reason Agency     Cost
Application Guardian Ad Litem  
Concealed Carry Permit Florida Department of Agriculture     $6.00
Legal Name Change Clerk of Courts (must bring card from Clerk)     $26.00
Guardianship Clerk of Courts     $26.00
Process Server N/A     $26.00
Seals and Expungements Clerk of Courts (must bring form from Clerk)     $26.00
Firearm Denial Florida Department of Agriculture (must bring form)     $26.00
Employment St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office     n/c
Employment St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners     n/c
Employment Sebastian Police Department     n/c
Employment Vero Beach Police Department     n/c
Employment Florida Highway Patrol     n/c
Employment Seminole Tribe Police Department     n/c
Employment Indian River County Sheriff's Office
Employment Port St. Lucie Police Department     n/c
Employment 19th Judicial Circuit     n/c
Employment Florida Department of Corrections     n/c
Employment Department of Juvenile Justice     n/c
Employment Internal Revenue Service (IRS)     n/c
Employment U.S. Postal Service     n/c


If you have any questions about these services, please contact the Records Unit at 772-462-3299.