The Rutland County Sheriff's Department serves as the County Fingerprint station for various licensing requirements and documents. We use a State-of-the-Art AFIS fingerprinting computer that provides a quick and efficient result in a few minutes.
Fingerprinting services are done by appointment on Monday through Thursday, between the hours of 0800 and 1600. Our office is located at 88 Grove St, Rutland VT.
Applicant Information and Instructions
- Applicants seeking fingerprints for a background check through Vermont Criminal Information Center (VCIC), MUST have the Fingerprint Authorization (FAC) Certificate, signed by the requesting agency, in hand at the time of the fingerprint appointment.
- Applicants seeking fingerprints for in state or out of state companies that provide their own specific fingerprint cards should NOT fill them out prior to their arrival. Applicants with cards filled out may be charged additional fees.
-The Rutland County Sheriff’s Department does supply the federal applicant cards, form 258 for states and companies requesting prints on that form. NASD OR FINRA applicants must have the appropriate cards from their companies.
-All applicants must have TWO (2) forms of ID. The primary ID must be a valid Photo Driver's License. Secondary ID includes other forms of ID such as, social security card, a signed credit card, a passport, or a birth certificate.
Disclaimer: A PASSPORT is not considered as a primary photo ID for VCIC required prints.
Disclaimer #2: The Rutland County Sheriff's Department does not take cards as a form of payment. You must have exact cash of $25.00 or a check.