Need help urgently from a police officer?

Call 716-645-2222

Faculty, staff, students and alumni may need to record their fingerprints to accompany a program application or as part of a certification process. Arrange an appointment with University Police to complete your record.

Fingerprinting Services Temporarily Suspended

In order to observe social distancing guidelines, we have suspended non-criminal fingerprinting.

About Fingerprinting at UB

Get your fingerprints on inked cards only for any purpose except pistol permits. (LiveScan/Digital fingerprinting is not available.)

Schedule an Appointment

Appointments are available Monday through Friday, between 3:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. and should be arranged same day. Please call at 2:30 p.m. to verify service availability that day.

Scheduled appointments may be canceled at any time in the event that our staff needs to respond to an urgent incident. 

Appointments are available as operational levels permit.
Call 716-645-2227


Fingerprinting is available ONLY to:

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
  • Alumni


Fingerprinting is free. 


Bring the following items with you to your appointment:

  • Completed fingerprint card from the agency requiring fingerprints
    • Do not sign the card until you're in the presence of the investigator taking your prints
  •  A government-issued photo identification with signature (ie: drivers license, military ID)
If you are not a U.S. Citizen you will need your passport and I-20 Immigration Form OR a permanent resident card. 

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