Fingerprinting for the services listed below are currently suspended.  We will reopen for the services below once Whatcom County moves to Phase 3 of the current Emergency Proclamation by the WA State Governor.)

Fingerprinting services are available by appointment only. We offer services for the following:

  • Adoptions.
  • Employment.
  • Foster Parents.
  • Visas.
  • Volunteers.
Please call the Sheriff's Office at 360-778-6670 to make an appointment for one of the below time slots.  We can accommodate one person per time slot. 
Tuesday/Thursday Wednesday
 9:00 am 1:30 pm
 9:30 am 2:00 pm
10:00 an 2:30 pm
10:30 am 3:00 pm
11:00 am 3:30 pm

Fees

  • Two (2) Cards - $20 
  • Each additional card - $5

Forms of Payment

  • Cash.
  • Check.
  • Credit/Debit Cards
    • a 2.35% processing fee or a $2.00 minimum will be added for credit/debit cards.

Location

The Sheriff's Office is located at 311 Grand Ave. in downtown Bellingham. The entrance is off Prospect St., across the street from the Prospect St. Post Office, under the green awning.