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Fingerprinting

Our goal is to make the fingerprint rolling process as easy as possible for you. Review the information on this page carefully before your appointment.

Before your appointment

You must have one primary ID -or- one secondary ID with supporting documents to verify your identity. If you cannot provide a primary ID, we suggest bringing two secondary IDs, at least one should include your photo.

Primary IDs

  • California -or- Out-of-state Driver License
  • DMV Identification Card

Secondary IDs

  • State government issued Certificate of Birth
  • US Active Duty/Retiree/Reserve ID Card
  • US Passport
  • Federal Government Personal Identity Verification (PIV) card
  • DoD Common Access Card (CAC)
  • US Tribal or Bureau of Indian Affairs ID card
  • Social Security Card
  • Court order for name/gender change, adoption, or divorce
  • Foreign passport with valid immigration documents
  • Certificate of citizenship
  • Certificate of naturalization
  • Resident alien card
  • Temporary resident card
  • I-766 Employment authorization card

Secondary documentation

  • Utility bill (current address)
  • Vehicle registration/title
  • Paycheck (with current address)
  • Bank statement or cancelled check

On the day of your appointment

These instructions and tips will help make your fingerprinting appointment as seamless and stress-free as possible.

  • Arrival: Be sure to arrive about ten minutes before your appointment. This will give you time to check-in with building security and to arrive to our office on the fourth floor of 1 South Van Ness Ave.
  • Getting to the office: Parking in the downtown area surrounding the 1 South Van Ness Ave. office is very limited. We highly suggest utilizing public transit. We are easily accessible from the Van Ness Muni Metro stop and the Van Ness bus lines. We are also a short walk from the Civic Center BART station.
  • Employee ID Photo: During your visit, we may take your photo for your disaster service worker (DSW) ID (Employee ID). This may happen before or after your fingerprints are rolled.

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