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11/15/2017 3:25 p.m. Expect traffic delays on Sunday, Nov. 19, starting at 7:30 a.m. in Kendall Square, Central Square, Riverside & Cambridgeport during the 2017 Cambridge Half Marathon (Course Time Limit: 3 hours). The event will also impact MBTA bus service along the route. The 13.1 mile race starts at CambridgeSide, heads west through MIT & Harvard to No Beacon St. bridge in Watertown, then back along the Charles River to finish line in Canal Park. More details »

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Fingerprint Cards

Cambridge Police

Cambridge residents can be fingerprinted for gun permits, employment, security clearances, and immigration purposes at the Cambridge Police Department.

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Requirements for Obtaining Fingerprint Cards?

  • Must be a Cambridge resident
  • Not a Cambridge resident? View a list of alternate fingerprinting locations.
  • Must provide valid photo ID (driver's license, State ID, student ID, Passport)
  • Must provide proof of residency (any mail or bill statement with name and address in Cambridge)

Is the Finger printing only available at a particular time?

Residents can visit the Cambridge Police Station located at 125 6th Street during finger printing hours (No appointment necessary)
  • Monday: 2PM - 4PM & 5PM - 7PM
  • Tuesday-Thursday: 2PM - 4PM
  • Friday: No fingerprinting services.
Cost for Fingerprint Cards
  • The cost for each fingerprint card is $15 and can be paid with cash, money order, or check only. Credit and debit cards are not accepted.
Last Updated: 3/5/2017 | Provide feedback on this page

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