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The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is no longer able to process public fingerprinting.
This does not apply to Concealed Handgun fingerprinting, Sex Offender registration fingerprinting or Court Ordered fingerprinting.

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation Biometric Identification and Records Unit is responsible for processing all legislated fingerprint-based criminal history background checks for employment and licensing purposes.

Senate Bill 17-189 regulates public fingerprinting and as of September 24, 2018 there are now public fingerprinting vendors that you must use.  For more information please visit 

No appointment needed. Customers will be served on a first-come, first-served basis. You must present a valid, government-issued driver’s license or other secure, verifiable photo ID prior to being fingerprinted and pay the applicable fee.

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office – 4000 Justice Way, Castle Rock 80109
Concealed Handgun Permit / Sex Offender / Court Ordered fingerprinting
Hours – Monday through Friday, except holidays, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Highlands Ranch Substation – 9250 Zotos Drive, Highlands Ranch 80129
Concealed Handgun Permit fingerprinting ONLY

Hours – Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, except holidays from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Immigration (INS)

The DCSO is legally not allowed to fingerprint citizens for immigration purposes. Those fingerprints must be taken at an INS Application Support Center or an INS designated Law Enforcement Agency.  The INS office is located at 4730 Paris Street; Denver, CO 80239.