Fingerprinting & Background Checks


The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office currently provides fingerprinting services to the public by appointment only. The fee for Fingerprints is $5.00 per inked fingerprint card.

Background Checks

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office provides background checks for local records only (Jefferson County). For in depth local/state background checks please view the WSP Watch Program website.
The fee for a local background check is $10.00, per Person. To obtain a local background check Photo ID is required, along with a letter stating: Reason for background check, full legal name, other names used, last known address (for 2 years), date of birth, phone number and if you would like the records mailed (provide address) or picked up.