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    FingerprintsIt is the policy of the Ankeny Police Department to provide fingerprinting services to citizens. In order to provide such a service, this policy is hereby established for the purpose of the orderly and efficient use of staff time and resources.

    Days and Times

    • Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays
      Noon to 4:30 p.m. (with consideration for major recognized holidays)


    • $15 for residents
    • $20 for non-residents.
    • Exact cash, checks or credit cards are accepted. (Visa, MasterCard and Discover)


    • Fingerprinting service is based on the availability of staff.
    • Appointments are required for groups of 6 or more.


    • Must provide universally accepted photo ID (i.e.: state Driver's License, State I.D., Military service I.D.)
    • Persons under age 18 shall be accompanied by an adult parent or guardian


    • All civilian fingerprinting will be performed digitally on a Motorola Livescan Printrak. Ink is no longer routinely used by the Ankeny PD.
    • Please do not fill in the fingerprint cards prior to your arrival. Fingerprints will be printed on Federal Applicant fingerprint card FD-258.


    • If due to an inability to classify, there is no charge for a one-time reprinting.