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)

Applicant fingerprints (school employment, juvenile order, CPL application requirements, etc) are by appointment only.

Call 989-831-7590 for an appointment time. If you are more than 10 minutes late to your appointment time we may require you to reschedule.

Applicant fingerprints when arriving for your appointment you must have your paperwork, i.e. from the school; juvenile court, suppression orders/cards; appropriate payment in the form of check or cash; and your driver's license/state identification.

CPL applicant required fingerprints, you may obtain an appointment prior to filing your application with the County Clerk's Office; however, you must file with the Clerk before getting fingerprinted. You must bring the paperwork you receive from the County Clerk's Office to your fingerprint appointment, as well as the $15 fingerprint fee in the form of cash or check, as well as your driver's license/state identification.

If you are not able to get an appointment suitable for you for CPL fingerprinting; you may go online to schedule an appointment with Identogo you will need to provide Agency requester ID: MI3300827. You may go to the Identogo website for further information and locations. This service is only for CPL fingerprints.

The Sheriff's Office does Livescan fingerprinting for:

  • Adoptions ($15 charge)
  • Juvenile Court-ordered fingerprints (no charge)
  • Liquor Licenses ($65 charge)
  • School Employees ($65 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.