Fingerprinting Services

In Connecticut, all newly hired employees of school districts must be fingerprinted for a criminal history check. No candidate for fingerprinting can be fingerprinted without a signed referral form from a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) approved BOE, Charter, or Private School.

Fingerprint applicants must bring:

  • A valid government-issued photo ID (i.e. driver's license, passport, etc.).
  • If hired by a Board of Education, written documentation from school district confirming offer of            employment.
  • A certified bank check or money order made payable to C.E.S. (No personal checks or cash)

Fingerprint Fees:

$55 if you meet the following:

  • Hired/Employed by a Board of Education
  • Non-paid, non-certified position in a education certification program and will performing a service       involving direct student contact within 30 days
  • Substitute teacher
  • School nurse or nurse practitioner


$105 if you meet the following:

  • Volunteer who will have direct student contact
  • An unpaid or paid intern
  • Hired by a private, diocese, or charter school
  • Contractor hired by a Board of Education


Fingerprinting is done at C.E.S., located at 40 Lindeman Drive in Trumbull, CT, Second FloorTo schedule a fingerprinting appointment, please fill out the form below. Appointments are available on Wednesdays from 8:30 – 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 – 3:45 p.m. For customer support, call 203-365-8936 or email The next available date will be in bold black numbers.

In the case of inclement weather, please call 203-365-8848. You will receive an automated message regarding rescheduling your fingerprinting appointment.

By law we are required to keep your fingerprint results valid for 18 months from the date they are received. If you would like your results to be sent to an additional Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) approved BOE, Charter, or Private School, and you fall within those 18 months, please click the link below and mail in the attached form. 

Cooperative Educational Services
40 Lindeman Drive
Trumbull, CT 06611

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