MCPS Fingerprinting Scheduler

The Department of Systemwide Safety and Emergency Management (DSSEM) with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is responsible for conducting a fingerprint review of individuals who are seeking employment, as well as those wishing to serve in the capacity of a volunteer, chaperone, coach, advisor, student teacher, or intern.  Such background checks are necessary to ensure a safe and secure learning and working environment.

Understanding the Fingerprinting Process

For information regarding the fingerprinting process, including the processing fee, types of payment accepted, hours, and identification required, please click here.

Scheduling a Fingerprinting Appointment

To schedule a fingerprinting appointment, please use the electronic scheduler below:

In response to COVID-19 closures, Montgomery County Public Schools has suspended all fingerprinting appointments and operations, tentatively until further notice. Once the State mandated closures have been lifted, the fingerprinting scheduler will be accessible to schedule appointments with our office.

Fingerprinting services are being provided by appointment only with our vendor American Identity Solutions. An appointment can be made online at or by calling (301) 296-4499. Additionally, fingerprinting services may be completed at a CJIS authorized vendor, You will need to provide the below information to be fingerprinted:

Authorization Number: 0000084571
ORI Number: MD004455Y

We appreciate your patience during this process, should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email Irma Carin at or Jennifer Ralph at

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