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Delaware Fingerprinting Information

Students can complete the criminal background clearance (CBC) by going to State Police Troop 2 in Bear,  Troop 4 in Georgetown, or the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) Fingerprinting Facility in Dover. Troop 2 and 4 require appointments, which can be made by calling (302) 739-2528 and could be two weeks out. The SBI Fingerprinting Facility does not require an appointment and can process the CBC very quickly.

Troop 2 (Bear)

  • Address: 100 LaGrange Avenue, Newark, DE, 19702
  • Phone: 1-800-464-4357 or 302-739-2528
  • Hours (Appointment required)
    • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. Closed for lunch: 11:30- 12:30.
    • Tuesday: 11:30 a.m. – 6:15 p.m. Closed for dinner: 3:30- 4:30 p.m.
  • Directions: Troop 2 is located on Route 40 in Bear, DE, next to Keene Elementary School. It is just west of the Fox Run Shopping Center, between Rte. 72 and Rte. 896. If you drive past UD stadium, over I95, past Glasgow HS, past Siemans, you will come to Route 40 (traffic light, big intersection) and make a left. It is about 1⁄4 mile on the right (first light).

SBI Fingerprinting Facility (Dover)

  • Address: 655 Bay Road, Dover, DE, 19901
  • Phone: (302) 739-5871
  • Hours (No appointment necessary)
    • Monday: 11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Directions: The building is located in the back of the Blue Hen Mall, in the Blue Hen Corporate Center, Suite 1B.  Enter the road between Kent County Levy Court and Firestone, then follow the fingerprint signs.

Troop 4 (Georgetown)

  • Address: 546 S. Bedford Street, Room 202, Georgetown, DE, 19947
  • Phone: (302) 739-2528
  • Hours (Appointment required)
  • Directions: This office is located in the Thurman Adams State Service Center