The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office offers fingerprinting services at both the Sarasota County Jail and the Venice office. You must present valid photo identification and a fingerprint card (which should be provided by the agency requiring your fingerprints).

For more information contact the Forensics Unit at 941.861.4728.

The cost for this service is $15 per person which must be made in cash. (No checks or money orders will be accepted.)

Hours - North County Jail

Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (noon) at the main jail, 2020 Main St. in downtown Sarasota. (Services are not provided on Holidays.)

Hours - South County Office

Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 4531 State Road 776, Venice (Services are not provided on Holidays.)

Sexual Predators/Offenders

As of December 1, 2005, any person who has been legally classified as a Sexual Predator or Sexual Offender must report in person twice a year (during the month of his/her birth month and in the 6th month thereafter) to the Sheriff’s Office in the county in which he or she resides. Failure to comply with this requirement is a 3rd degree felony. The hours for the Sexual Predator re-registration are from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 2020 Main St, Sarasota.