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Fingerprinting Hours | Cost
The Hillsdale County Sheriff's Office is authorized to do fingerprinting and criminal background checks for employers. Criminal background checks that do not require fingerprinting can be accessed through the State of Michigan ICHAT (Internet Criminal History Access Tool).

Note: If you are a non-profit organization, you may fill out the registration form on the ICHAT web site to see if you qualify for free background checks for your employees or volunteers.


NOTE: Fingerprinting hours are by appointment only Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

8:45 AM - 4:00 PM.
8:15 AM - 4:00 PM

8:45 AM- 10:35 AM
 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

8:15 AM - 4:00 PM

8:15 AM - 4:00 PM


You may pay with cash, money order or cashier's check. If paying with cash, you need to have exact amount; we cannot make change.

Livescan Fingerprinting


Ink Fingerprinting

If you have additional questions, you may contact the Hillsdale County Sheriff's Office at (517) 437-7317.

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