Public Fingerprinting Services

The Sheriff's Office provides non-criminal fingerprinting services to the public. Occasionally, citizens need to have their fingerprints taken for purposes of employment, license applications, expunging records, etc.

When can I get my fingerprints done?

Wednesdays   8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Thursdays   8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fridays  8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

We are closed on holidays. No appointments are necessary.

Where do I go to get my fingerprints taken?

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, 225 W. Olive Street, Room 203, Newport, OR 97365
Phone: (541) 265-4912

How much do you charge for fingerprinting?

$25.00 - First two cards
  $5.00 - Each additional card for the same individual for the same purpose

Payment is accepted in the forms of cash, money order, check, or by credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover)

What do I need to bring with me?

  1. Current and valid photo identification, along with a second piece of identification (both must include your signature).
  2. Payment in the form of cash, money order, check, or credit card (MastercCard, Visa, Discover).
  3. Any correspondence, forms, or envelopes you received from your employer or other agency requesting the fingerprints. If you were not provided a fingerprint card, we will provide one.

What happens to my fingerprints?

In most cases, you will take the completed fingerprints with you. You are responsible for routing the fingerprint cards to the appropriate agency following the instructions you received from the person or organization requiring your fingerprints.

Questions: Please call our Records Department at (541) 265-4912.