Gary S. Borders
SHERIFF Gary S. Borders

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    We will continually strive to maintain and enhance the quality of life in Lake County through service to the community, by working together to provide effective crime prevention, law enforcement and judicial support.

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     Integrity, Professionalism, People, Leadership, Loyalty, Commitment, Community, Accountability . . . more.

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Lake County Sheriff's Office awarded certificate of accreditation

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Overview:  The Identification Section of the Lake County Sheriff's Office offers fingerprinting services for the public at our main office located at 360 W. Ruby Street in Tavares, FL as well as our South Lake District Office located at 15855 SR 50 Clermont, FL 34711. You must provide a valid state issued id card or drivers license with a photo and signature.

Days & Hours:   Monday through Friday (except holidays) 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Costs:   Fingerprint services are FREE to residents of Lake County. Your identification must reflect a Lake County address. Any State Fee will still apply. For non-residents, the following fees apply*:

Fingerprinting for Concealed Weapons Permit: $ 5.00

All Other fingerprinting: $ 25.00

*Cash Only, exact change please

Electronic Fingerprints:   Electronic fingerprint submissions are available. For this process, you must be able to make an online payment via CWCS system for the State's fingerprint fees. We do not accept payments for the State of Florida.