Chester County Sheriff


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.