We do fingerprinting electronically. Ink fingerprinting is not available. Only 1 person is allowed in the fingerprinting area at a time.
We provide fingerprinting for needs such as:
- Job applications
Fingerprinting can take up to 30 minutes. Your wait could be longer depending on the number of people in line.
We cannot allow strollers or car seat carriers past the lobby.
Prepare your fingers
Remove all rings and clean your fingers of any chemicals such as dye, henna or oil. Don’t come in if you have wounds that are still healing on your hands or fingers.
- $20 per fingerprint session (includes up to 2 fingerprint cards)
- $1 for each additional card
- Cash only. Exact change only. No checks, debit or credit cards.
Items to bring with you
Valid and current government-issued ID
If your ID is expired, you can bring the renewal slip.
Acceptable IDs include:
- State-issued driver’s license or ID card
- U.S. passport
- U.S. military ID: active duty, retired, reserve
- Permanent resident card (Form I-551)
- Employment authorization card (Form I-766)
- U.S. tribal ID card
Blank fingerprint card if you have received one
If an employer or organization has given you a blank fingerprint card, bring that with you. Don’t fill out or sign the card before you come. We can only print on an actual fingerprint card, not a sheet of paper.
If you don't have a card, you can buy one from us for $1 per card.
Where to go for fingerprinting
Public Safety Facility
401 South 4th Avenue
Lower level, bail room and fingerprints
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Monday – Friday
6:30 – 10:30 a.m. and 4 – 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
These hours may be affected by holidays.
Data privacy of your fingerprints
Minnesota law treats fingerprints as private data. We only sell blank fingerprint cards to either the subject of the fingerprints or a government organization.