• Potential adoptive or foster parent must be an Orange County resident.
  • All others must be a Carrboro resident.


  • A $20 fee is due at your appointment. You must pay with cash or check.
  • Potential adoptive or foster parents do not have to pay a fingerprinting fee.

What to Bring to Your Appointment

  • Any paperwork you need signed or initialed by the fingerprinting official.
  • A valid, government-issued photo ID such as a driver's license, photo ID, or passport
  • Cash or check to pay the $20 fingerprinting fee.

Schedule Your Appointment

Appointments are required for fingerprinting. Appointments are available on Wednesdays, 10 am - Noon.

To make an appointment call 919-918-7397.