Yancey County Sheriff’s Office offers fingerprinting for its citizens for:

  • Employment purposes
  • Adoption purposes
  • Daycare providers, Etc.

All fingerprints are prepared and completed on our computerized, automated fingerprint
identification system for electronic submission or printing, depending on your need.

To expedite the process and make waiting times as minimal as possible, Yancey County Sheriff’s Office is now doing fingerprints by appointment only.  Appointments are available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and some Saturdays.

The link below will take you to the opening page of the application:


Enter all of the information, and choose an appointment that fits into your schedule.

You can choose to pay online by credit or debit card or pay by cash at the appointment, the choice is yours.

Fee for fingerprints is $10.00.