Office of the Sheriff Fingerprinting


If you DO NOT reside in Montcalm County, please contact your local Sheriff's Office or Law Enforcement Agency for fingerprinting (even if the school or employment is in Montcalm County) 

Fingerprinting Hours:

NOTICE:  EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2020 THE MONTCALM COUNTY SHERIFF'S ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND JAIL LOBBY WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WITH THE FOLLOWING RESTRICTIONS: 

EVERYONE ENTERING INTO EITHER LOBBY WILL BE ENCOURAGED TO WEAR A FACE MASK AND ARE ASKED TO LIMIT THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE/CHILDREN COMING INTO THE LOBBY WITH YOU. 

DO NOT ENTER EITHER LOBBY IF YOU HAVE COVID-19 SYMPTOMS.  WHEN ENTERING EITHER LOBBY EXERCISE SOCIAL DISTANCING AND THE 6 FOOT RULES.  

IF THERE ARE MORE THAN 5 (FIVE) PEOPLE IN THE LOBBY WAIT OUTSIDE OR RETURN TO YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL THE LOBBY HAS LESS OCCUPANCY. 

APPLICANT FINGERPRINTS      - -    ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
(CPL;SCHOOL EMPLOYMENT; JUVENILE;ETC)

CALL 989-831-7590 FOR AN APPOINTMENT TIME.  DO NOT COME TO THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE WITHOUT AN APPOINTMENT.   Before being fingerprinted you are REQUIRED to wear a face mask (we will not provide one).  You will be asked COVID-19 screening questions.  If you are feeling ill 3 days prior to your appointment do not arrive at the Sheriff's Office, you will need to call and reschedule your appointment.  Do not enter the lobby more than 10 minutes prior to your appointment time and only the person with the appointment will be allowed in the area.  You will NOT be fingerprinted if you have COVID-19 symptoms; do not properly wear a face mask, and/or arrive more than five minutes after your appointment time.

The Sheriff's Office does Livescan fingerprinting for:
Concealed Pistol Licenses
Adoptions ($15.00 charge)
Juvenile Court-ordered fingerprints (no charge)
Liquor Licenses ($15.00 charge)
School Employees ($65.00 charge):  Applicants need to bring a letter from the School District with the School Identification number on it.  We cannot take fingerprints without the Identification number.

                                 A Driver’s License or State I.D. must also be presented before fingerprinting.

Payments can be made to the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office with cash, check or money order only.

**Other Miscellaneous fingerprints:  Please call our office at (989) 831-7590 if you have any questions. 

OTHER AGENCIES THAT OFFER LIVESCAN FINGERPRINTING:
Greenville Department of Public Safety LIVESCAN fingerprints.
Contact them at: 616-754-9161 Administration, for hours and information.
Other fingerprinting is also available through a private vendor at www.identogo.com