Fingerprinting Services


Cambridge residents can be fingerprinted for gun permits, employment, and security clearances. 


  • Must be a Cambridge resident
  • Not a Cambridge resident? Click here for 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)

Fingerprinting for Immigration and naturalization purposes is not provided by the Cambridge Police Department. Please refer to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration website for more information.

$15 per fingerprint card (Cash, Money Order, or Check only). Credit/Debit Cards are not accepted.

Contact Information:
The Cambridge Police Records Unit is located at 125 Sixth St., Cambridge, MA 02142.

Appointments can be made online. Fingerprint services are available Mondays between 2-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m., Tuesdays-Thursdays between the hours of 2-4 p.m. by appointment only.  For questions or further assistance, please call 617-349-3336 or e-mail.





Visiting CPD

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Cambridge Police Department

Christine Elow
Police Commissioner

Email Us with general inquiries about the department or questions about resources/programs offered by the police. DO NOT use this form to submit tips or report crimes in progress.

125 Sixth Street
Cambridge MA 02142