Fingerprinting Services

In the state of Connecticut, all newly hired employees of school districts must be fingerprinted for a criminal history check.

Fingerprint applicants must bring:

  • A valid government-issued photo ID (i.e. driver's license, passport, etc.)
  • 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).


Fingerprinting Fees:

$55 if you meet the following:

  • Hired by a Board of Education
  • Nonpaid, noncertified position in a education certification program
  • 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 Floor.

To schedule a fingerprinting appointment, please fill out the form below. Appointments are available on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 – 3:45 p.m. For customer support, call 203-365-8925 or email

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

Cooperative Educational Services
40 Lindeman Drive
Trumbull, CT 06611

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