Public Fingerprinting / Live Scan Services

Fingerprinting Services for State Police Background Checks

All fingerprints needed for State Police background checks for poker room employees, poker charity members, nursing, daycare, New Hampshire banking, education employment or any other New Hampshire-based background checks, will only be printed at the Live Scan office located within the Salem Department of Motor Vehicles at:
154 Main Street
Salem, NH 03079

For information and to schedule an appointment, see the New Hampshire State Police website's section on Scheduling Fingerprint Appointment.

Fingerprinting is not available for immigration purposes.

Fingerprinting Services for Other Purposes

For all other fingerprint reasons, please schedule an appointment by emailing Officer Babbitt or calling 603-890-2323. These are for Salem residents and by appointment only.

Fingerprinting Hours
Monday through Thursday

Fingerprinting Fees
The Salem Police Department charges a $15 fee per card for the service. Payment must be made by check or money order. Please make checks/money orders payable to the Town of Salem. Print cards will not be provided.

Fingerprinting Documentation Required
You must bring a valid form of identification. Valid identification is a current New Hampshire Driver's License, passport, military ID or State issued Identification Card. Other current State driver's licenses or State identification cards may be accepted.