Obtain Fingerprinting

police aide fingerprinting other person

Public fingerprinting appointments are offered Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Walk-ins will be taken during the same times if there are no scheduled appointments. The fee is $5 for the first fingerprint card and $2 for each additional card thereafter.

Fingerprinting services offered by the Clearwater Police Department are limited to specific purposes. A fingerprinting appointment can be made only for these purposes:

  • City of Clearwater new employees
  • City of Clearwater volunteers
  • Vendor employees conducting work on the city of Clearwater property
  • Occupational and Solicitation Permits – must provide city application with BTR number assigned
  • Concealed Weapons Permits – must provide state-issued fingerprinting card
  • Medical licensing
  • Marriage/divorce name change
  • Background checks for any employment
  • Identity theft to send to state
  • Immigration for citizenship (other than U.S.)
  • Expungements 

Make an Appointment Online

Step 1.Make an appointment

Appointments are first-come, first-served and will be managed to allow for social distancing between customers.

Make An Appointment

Step 2.Gather the required documentation.

Please bring a government-issued photo ID (like a driver's license or passport) and a document confirming your address (such as a utility bill or property tax receipt).

Step 3.Go to the Clearwater Police Department at 645 Pierce Street, Clearwater, Florida, 33756.

Visit the front window and let one of our staff members know you are here to obtain fingerprinting services.

Walk-In

Step 1.Gather the required documentation.

Please bring a government-issued photo ID (like a driver's license or passport) and a document confirming your address (such as a utility bill or property tax receipt).

Step 2.Walk-in fingerprint appointments are available on Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. (based on availability).

Go to the Clearwater Police Department at 645 Pierce Street, Clearwater, Florida, 33756.