Finger Printing

You can have your fingerprints taken for background checks at the Idaho Falls Police Department. The fingerprinting process is done by our front desk staff and is available during the following hours*:

Current Fingerprinting Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.* (Excluding certain holidays)

*There may be times that fingerprinting is unavailable during these windows due to illness or staffing. To ensure that someone is available to take your fingerprints when you come in, we recommend that you call the front desk at (208)612-8616 prior to coming to the station. 


605 N Capital Avenue (Bonneville County Law Enforcement Building)


Fingerprints are taken on our digital fingerprint scanner, which means no ink and no mess. There is a $10 charge per finger print card that must be paid prior to getting fingerprinted. The Records Department accepts cash, personal check, MasterCard and Visa. Finger prints can be obtained during business hours on a walk-in basis by contacting the Records Department.