Effective Monday, January 4, 2021- fingerprinting services to the public will resume Tuesdays/Thursdays from 12:30 pm- 3:30 pm ONLY. 

If an agency or business requests a copy of your fingerprints, the Sheriff’s Office handles the request. The Arlington County Sheriff’s Office ONLY offers electronic (digital) fingerprinting i.e. electronic fingerprint printed on a blank fingerprint card.

Arlington County Sheriff’s Office
1425 North Courthouse Road, #9100
Arlington, Virginia 22201

Map, Transit, and Directions

Please be advised, cell phones, and other electronic devices i.e. apple watches, iPads are not allowed in the Courthouse. Coin-operated lockers are available in the lobby of the Arlington County Detention Facility.

What to Bring

  • Print cards (we offer blank FD-258 cards, but you must verify with your agency that the cards are acceptable)
  • Valid Picture ID with your signature i.e. Driver License, State ID, or Passport


  • $10 for the first card, $5 for each additional card
  • We accept CASH only. Please bring exact change. 

Expungement of Criminal Warrants

  • $15
  • Bring a copy of the petition on file with the Court and an original arrest warrant
  • We accept CASH only. Please bring exact change.