Fingerprint/Live Scan Information

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Fingerprint/Live Scan Information

The San Francisco State University Police Department offers both Ink or "Hardcard" fingerprinting and Livescan fingerprinting. We provide fingerprinting services to students, faculty, staff and to the general public.

 

Before You Come In

  • Call ahead for an appointment, (415) 338-6043.

  • If you are getting a Livescan, the requesting employer or agency must provide the Livescan form.

  • If you are getting regular ink fingerprints we provide the card.

 

What to Bring to Your Appointment

  • Valid government issued ID such as: driver’s license, state/government ID card, or passport.

  • Campus ID card if you are a current student, faculty or staff in order to receive a campus discount.

  • Livescan form provided by your requesting agency (if getting Livescan).

  • We accept the following as forms of payments: credit/debit cards.

 

Costs for Livescan

The University Police Department charges the following fees for Livescan processing.

  • General Public $30.00

  • SF State Faculty / Staff $20.00

  • SF State Students $10.00

 

In addition, the different agencies who provide the background checks charge their own processing fees. Depending on the type of background check you require, you will be charged one or more of the following fees. These fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Department of Justice $32.00

  • FBI $17.00

  • Firearms $25.00

  • Child Abuse $28.00

 

Costs for Ink (hardcard)

The University Police Department charges the following fees for ink fingerprinting.

  • General Public $30.00

  • SF State Faculty / Staff $20.00

  • SF State Students $10.00

 

General Hours of Operation
Day Time

Monday

8:30AM - 5:00PM

Tuesday

8:30AM - 5:00PM

Wednesday

8:30AM - 5:00PM

Thursday

8:30AM - 5:00PM

Friday

8:30AM - 5:00PM

Hours are subject to change without notice.
Always call ahead for an appointment.