When and where can I get my fingerprints taken?

Monday through Thursday.

8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Lenoir County Courthouse

Sheriff's Administration Offices

130 S. Queen Street, Kinston, NC 28501


How much do fingerprints cost?

The Sheriff's Office charges a $10.00 fee to complete your fingerprints



I need these for a State or Federal Board. Does the Sheriff's Office send these in? 


We complete fingerprints for all state or federal requirements.  We can submit to many places electronically and/or print a card for you to mail in as required.



How long does it take to get fingerprints? Do I need an appointment?

It normally takes about 15 minutes for us to complete your fingerprints.  Times are shorter or longer based on the number of people we are serving.  

You do NOT need an appointment. 



Do you use ink to take my fingerprints?

We do NOT use ink for fingerprints.  They are taken on a computerized live scan machine.



Mailing Address:

Lenoir County Sheriff's Office

P.O. Box 3289, Kinston, NC 28502

Telephone:       252-559-6100
Main Fax:         252-527-3854

Detention Fax: 252-527-5022

Administrative Offices

Support Services Division

Detention Division


130 South Queen Street

Kinston, NC 28501

Global Transpark Annex

Patrol Division

Investigations Division


2695 Rouse Road Extension

Kinston, NC 28504

LaGrange Annex

Patrol Division


120 East Railroad Street

LaGrange, NC 28551

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