Fingerprinting Services for a Background Check (examples: employment, adoption)

Based on resident feedback and historical data, effective March 14th, the Sheriff’s Office is now a walk-in only fingerprinting (and CHL) system—appointments are no longer required or accepted.


Walk-ins are accepted on a first-come basis on Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 8:00am to 2:00pm.



All fingerprinting is completed at the Concealed Carry office, 844 US Hwy 42 North, Delaware, OH 43015.



The Fingerprinting and CHL office is open to the public on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8:00am to 2:00pm. If you have questions or concerns outside of these hours, please contact us at (740) 833-2801 or at


Please bring the following with you


If you have questions about fingerprinting/background checks, please call                            (740) 833-2801.