Finger Printing


The Virginia Tech Police Department maintains a Live Scan system designed for inkless electronic fingerprinting for processing through the National Crime Information Center and Virginia Criminal Information Network databases.

Getting Finger Printed

Finger printing services for pre-employment and security clearance investigations are offered free of charge to the general public. This service is available at the Virginia Tech Police Department Dispatch Center every day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m, Monday through Friday.

For more information contact the Dispatch Center at 540-231-6411.

What to Bring

Individuals should bring an Applicant Fingerprint Card (usually supplied by the prospective employer or agency requiring the finger prints, but also available at the station), and one of the following forms of identification:

  • DMV Drivers License from the state in which you reside
  • DMV Identification Card from the state in which you reside
  • US Military Identification
  • US Passport
  • Foreign Passport with US Visa
  • Green Card