Fingerprinting

COVID-19 Impact

Due to COVID-19, fingerprinting services are not available until further notice. If you are a UW student or employee and need fingerprinting, please call (608) 265-3279 and we can accommodate your request. You MUST call to make an appointment.

For all others, please visit FieldPrint Wisconsin’s website to check for available fingerprinting services in our area.

Close-up of a finger, the print pattern visible.The UW–Madison Police Department is happy to offer fingerprinting services Monday through Thursday, 8:15 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Appointments are not necessary—just stop by during the above hours.

Our fingerprinting office is located at the main UWPD headquarters located at 1429 Monroe Street (across from Camp Randall Stadium, next to Kwik Trip). Just go to the Welcome Desk for assistance.

Fingerprinting is available to anyone, not just UW–Madison affiliated staff/students.

Requirements for Fingerprinting

  • Completed fingerprint cards (if provided by requesting agency)
  • Signature on each card — must be done at the time of fingerprinting
  • Government-issued photo ID (drivers license, passport, etc.)
  • $11 (cash, check, or credit card) for each completed fingerprint card

For more information about our fingerprinting services, call 608-265-3279.

IMPORTANT NOTE: UWPD does not offer Livescan Fingerprint services.