Ink Fingerprinting

Guidelines issued by the New Jersey State Police with respect to fingerprinting have changed. Please be advised that the Princeton Police Department will only conduct non-digital fingerprinting for residents of Princeton, and only for the following reasons:

1. Federal requests

2. In-State Adoption

3. Out-of-State Requests

Fingerprinting for the above reasons will be done by appointment only. Please call the Princeton Police Department at (609) 921-2100 to request an

appointment. Attempts will be made to accommodate all individual requests as soon as possible consistent with availability. 

The following reasons for fingerprinting CANNOT be accomplished by the Princeton Police Department under current New Jersey State Police Guidelines

regardless of the individual’s address:

1. Firearms Applicants

2. Employer Requests

3. Expungement

4. Foreign Business

5. Good Conduct

6. Immigration

7. International Adoption

8. Naturalization

9. Personal Record

10. VISA Applications

11. Youth Athletic Coaching

If you fall under any of the above categories the State of New Jersey has contracted with Morpho Trust USA, a private company to provide fingerprinting

service. Fees are charged. If you have access to a computer you may contact Morpho Trust USA for on-line scheduling at or you

may call (877) 503-5981 for further information.