Finger Printing Services

Please bring all appropriate forms associated with obtaining ink prints or Live Scans.  You can call the Colma Police Dispatch at (650) 997-8321 to ensure you have all appropriate paperwork.  This paperwork is usually provided by your employer or the agency requesting the ink prints or Live Scan.

Ink Prints

Walk-in Hours

  • Colma Residents and Businesses:  Tuesday – Saturday 7 am – 3 pm
  • Non-Colma Residents:  Tuesday 10 am – 12 pm and Thursday 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm


1. You must have photo identification with you.
2. Use black ink to fill out the card.
3. You must provide print card(s).


  • $20.00 per card.
  • All fees must be paid in exact change or personal check.

Live Scan


Live Scan services are available by appointment only. Appointments will be scheduled every thirty minutes (four appointments total per day). Appointments can only be made two weeks in advance and the available dates and times are below.

  • Tuesdays from 10 am until noon (last appointment at 11:30)
  • Thursdays from 1 pm until 3 pm (last appointment at 2:30)
  • Saturdays from 9 am until 11 am (last appointment at 10:30)

No Live Scan services will be provided on holidays.

Scheduling an appointment

Please call (650) 997-8321 to schedule your appointment.


1. Must have photo identification with you.
2. You must provide 3 copies of the “Request for Live Scan Service” form.
3. The form must be completed prior to your arrival.


  • $30.00 plus any applicable Department of Justice / Federal Bureau of Investigation charges.
  • All fees must be paid in exact change or personal check.
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