Live Scan fingerprint stations are available to assist the public for the purposes of pre-employment and has the ability to transmit your fingerprints to the California State Department of Justice & Federal Bureau of Investigations.
Beginning Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office will accept “Walk-ins” at both the Santa Barbara and Santa Maria Stations with no appointment needed. Walk-ins will be welcome every Wednesday on a first come, first served basis between the hours of 08:00 AM and 4:00 PM. Appointments can still be made for Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM at both locations. To schedule an appointment, please call:
Santa Barbara Station (805) 681-4357 or Santa Maria Station (805) 934-6175
Before arriving for your Live Scan, please bring the following documents. We cannot process your fingerprints without them.
- Live Scan request form. The request for Live Scan Service Form must be completed by the agency or person who is requesting you to be fingerprinted.
- Photo Identification (ID card, driver’s license or passport)
- CASH – We do NOT accept credit card or check. See below for current rates:
If you have a billing number, the cost will be $7.00
If you do not have a billing number:
DOJ – $39.00. DOJ & FBI – $56.00. DOJ & FBI related to children – $81.00
If you have any questions about the Live Scan Service, please contact the Live Scan Technicians at the phone number listed above or visit the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s website at https://www.sbsheriff.org/home/fingerprinting/