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Crime Reports Bureau: Fingerprinting


The Front Desk personnel of the McAllen Police Department offers citizens fingerprinting services to those required to submit fingerprints for a large number of reasons. Contact our Front Desk personnel for additional information and requirements. Services currently available for:

  1. Employment
  2. Clearance letters
  3. School licenses
  4. Pilot licenses
  5. Housing
  6. Firearm purchase/registration

*Fingerprints are not conducted for Immigration or Consulate purposes. Please contact your local Immigration/Consulate office.

Request for Fingerprints

In Person: Fingerprint services can be conducted at any of our customer service locations listed below and during normal hours of operation.

Proper Identification is required to perform Fingerprints (i.e. Driver’s License, State issued ID, military ID, Alien registration card, and/or Passport). All identification must be current and valid in order to process fingerprints.

Fingerprint services for firearm possession/registration must be accompanied by photos. Photos must be signed by person performing fingerprints.

*NOTE: The McAllen Police Department does not provide fingerprint cards. Cards must be obtained prior to service being conducted. Services may be conducted at any of the following customer service stations:

Crime Records Bureau
Location Hours of Operation Contact
Police Department
1601 N Bicentennial Blvd
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 12:00pm (noon)
*Closed weekends and most holidays
Phone: (956) 681-2000
Fax: (956) 681-2091


Services may be paid by cash/check/money order. Make check/money order payable to the City of McAllen.

Fingerprinting Fee Schedule
Service Fee
Fingerprinting $5.00 per fingerprint card

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