General Information

Name change fingerprinting is not done by HCSO, it is done through the Tampa Police Department.

Fees

 

** Cash only for all services. Please provide exact change.

Service Type Fee
Fingerprinting (Hillsborough County Residents) Free
Fingerprinting (Out-of-County Residents) $10.00 per card
Concealed Weapons License $5.00 
Booking Photographs $1.00 each
Local Background Checks (by name only) $0.15 cents per page

Service Hours

 

District I

 
  • Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

District II, III, IV, V

 
  • Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Locations

 

District I

14102 N. 20th Street
Tampa, FL 33613

813-247-0600

District II

2310 N. Falkenburg Road
Tampa, FL 33619

813-247-8555

District III

7202 Gunn Highway
Tampa, FL 33625

813-247-0330

District IV

508 33rd Street SE
Ruskin, FL 33570

813-247-0455

District V

10128 Windhorst Road
Tampa, FL 33619

813-318-5400

Identification Section Location Services

The following services are only available at the Identification Section Location:

ID Theft

Forms provided by the Identification Section or downloaded ID Theft form from FDLE’s web site. Out-of-state victims can download the ID Theft form from FDLE website and go to their local law enforcement agency to be printed. The printing agency must mail the forms to FDLE.

Canadian Immigration / International Immigration Exiting the United States

The Identification Section will furnish the fingerprint card specific to this purpose.

Guardianship

The Identification Section will furnish fingerprint card specific to this purpose.

Identification Section

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
2306 N. Falkenburg Road
Tampa, FL 33619

813-247-0062

Additional Helpful Information

Helpline

1-800-375-5281

Florida ID Cards

These can be obtained at the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles.

CCW License Fingerprint Card

Tampa Police Department processes all State of Florida’s CCW applicants.

FD-258

These can be obtained from the Department of Homeland Security's Application Support Center. Address listed below.

Department of Homeland Security

Application Support Center
5629 Hoover Blvd
Tampa, FL 33634

800-375-5281

State Fingerprinting (FDLE)

General Public Requests

Fingerprint background search requests by the general public are handled at the state level by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE)

  • Fee: $24.00
  • Must be submitted by mail to address listed below
  • Contact Number: (850) 410-8109

Personal Requests

Information regarding inquires from an individual requesting a background check by fingerprints on his or her own Identification Record or proof that a record does not exist.

To request a personal review by fingerprints at the state level contact FDLE at:

  • Contact Number: (850) 410-7898
  • FDLE will mail the form and fingerprint card to the individual. This service is provided at no cost.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Attn: Office of General Counsel Public Records
P.O. Box 1489
Tallahassee, FL 32302-1489

850-410-8109

National Fingerprinting (FBI)

General Public Requests

Fingerprint background search requests by the general public at the National level are handled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI.

Personal Requests

Information regarding inquires from an individual requesting a background check by fingerprints on his or her own Identification Record or proof that a record does not exist are handled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

To request a personal review by fingerprints at the national level contact the FBI to have forms and fingerprint card mailed to the individual or they can be downloaded from the FBI website (offsite link).

Fingerprint Forms on FBI Website

  1. Under "Use our Resources" click on "More Services"
  2. under "Most Requested Forms & Services" click on "Criminal Background Check"
  3. under "How to Request a Copy of Record" download a standard fingerprint form and follow the instructions

Examples of Requests for FBI Personal Review

  • To challenge information on record
  • Employment purposes
  • Licensing purposes
  • International purposes
  • International adoption
  • Requirement to live or work in a foreign country
  • Letter of good conduct
  • Police certificate
  • Criminal history background