Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are taking precautionary measures and are suspending the Public Fingerprinting service until further notice. 

We apologize for the inconvenience and will update when we are able to continue this service.

Public Fingerprinting

Fingerprints for licensing or other non-criminal purposes are done at the Crow Wing County Judicial Center, 213 Laurel Street, Brainerd, for a fee of $10.

This service is offered Monday through Friday, between the hours of 2:30pm and 4:45pm. An appointment is required and can be made by calling 218-822-7050 at least 1 day in advance of the requested date and time, between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm.

A valid picture identification and the $10 fee are required at the time of fingerprinting. Fees can be paid by cash, credit card or cashier check/money order. Prints are electronic and copies are available immediately.

NETStudy 2.0 Background Studies - NOW AVAILABLE

Community Services is now able to process NETStudy 2.0 background studies to include fingerprinting for the purposes of licensing child care, adult foster care and child foster care programs.

Available: Monday through Friday (except holidays) 9:00am - 4:00pm

To complete a study the individual must have the authorization form (initiated by the employer of agency), fees paid, and a photo ID. 

***For questions about the NETStudy 2.0 background studies call 218-824-1140.