Fingerprinting


Contact: Debra Kingshill, Coordinator of Personnel Services | (707) 445-7039

How do I get Live Scan Fingerprinting done for employment or volunteering in Humboldt County Schools?

Employment fingerprint clearance is required for all school district employees. Certificated and classified substitutes and temporary employees working for more than one school district may have their fingerprint clearances done through the Humboldt County Office of Education.

  1. Come in to the HCOE personnel office to get a "Request for Live Scan Service – Public Schools or Joint Powers Agencies"
  2. The fee is $32.00 (Department of Justice fee payable at HCOE) by cash, personal checks or money orders; debit or credit cards not accepted. An additional local processing fee will be collected by the live scan operator (see below).
  3. Please discuss your reason for needing a Live Scan fingerprint form to be sure you will be charged the correct fee and receive the correct paperwork.
  4. Take the Live Scan form to one of the agencies listed below.
  5. Results of the fingerprint clearance will come to our office electronically. You may call (707) 445-7039 to inquire about the status of your prints.
  6. Upon receipt of the clearance your name will go into the fingerprint database. All Humboldt County School district offices have access to see that your prints have cleared.
How do I get Live Scan Fingerprinting done for a Substitute Teaching permit or other credentialing need?

Fingerprint clearance through the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is required for every applicant as a pre-requisite to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing issuance of any permit, credential, or certificate.

  1. Come in to the HCOE personnel office to get a "Request for Live Scan Service – Applicant submission" (Form 41-LS).
  2. Please discuss your reason for needing a Live Scan fingerprint form to be sure you will be charged the correct fee and receive the correct paperwork.
  3. The fee, collected by the live scan operator is $49.00 plus a local processing fee
    ($49.00 Commission on Teacher Credentialing fee, plus an additional processing fee, all collected by the live scan operator) (see below).
  4. Take the Live Scan form to one of the agencies listed below.
  5. Results of the fingerprint clearance will go directly to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

 

Live Scan Fingerprinting Locations

Arcata Police Dept.
736 F Street, Arcata
(707) 822-2428
Fee:
Hours:
$30.00
Mon-Fri, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. & 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Blue Lake Casino
777 Casino Way, Blue Lake (707) 668-5300
Fee:
Hours:
$20.00
Mon-Fri, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
(Call for appointment)
Eureka Police Dept.
604 C Street, Eureka
(707) 441-4060
Fee:
Hours:
$35.00
Tues & Wed, 9:00 a.m. – Noon & 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Fortuna Police Dept.
621 11th Street, Fortuna
(707) 725-7550 x2
Fee:
Hours:
$35.00
Tues-Thu, Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Humboldt State University Police Dept.
1 Harpst Street, Arcata
(707) 826-4654
Fee:

Hours:
$15.00 for Students, Faculty & Staff
$30.00 for All Others
Mon – Fri, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Humboldt County Sheriff
826 Fourth Street, Eureka
(707) 445-7251
Fee:
Hours:
$35.00 (Cash Only)
Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. – Noon & 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Post-Haste Mail Center
600 F Street, Arcata
(707) 825-8295
Fee:
Hours:
$30.00
Mon-Fri, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.