Chester County Sheriff


  • The November 17, 2022 Sale will proceed via on-line through Bid4Assets.  For more information see the Sheriff's Sales page.
  • Requests for CCSO participation at community events are now accepted online only. Please complete this form CCSO Participation Request Form with as many weeks' advance notice as possible.

Credit Cards

We accept credit card payments for in-person services including: 
  • License-to-Carry gun permits (new, renewal and replacements)
  • Protection-from-Abuse (PFA) fees
  • Fingerprinting
  • Bail transport
  • Notary service
Credit card payments for PFA fees are accepted by phone at 610-344-6850. When utilizing a Credit/Debit card for License to Carry Firearms Applications or for Fingerprinting Services, a $1.50 service fee will charged.


CCSO fingerprinting services are available on Fridays, between the hours of 8:30am to 3:30pm for Chester County residents only. For questions call 610-344-6984. Fingerprinting is on a walk-in basis, no appointments are needed.

The Sheriff's Office provides rolled inked fingerprints on FBI-FD/258 cards. We do not conduct fingerprint based background checks. Individuals requesting fingerprints must provide a valid PA driver's license or photo ID card.

For information on fingerprinting services for juveniles please call 610-344-6984. 

Emergency Information Form

Print and complete the Emergency Information Form  for each person living in your home and tape it to the inside of your front door - especially if you live alone or have people in your home who are elderly, memory-impaired or need special assistance. this information will help first responders in case of an emergency.