Gary S. Borders
SHERIFF Gary S. Borders

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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 317 W. Main Street in Tavares, FL as well as our South Lake District Office located at 15855 State Road 50 Clermont, FL 34711. You must provide a valid state issued id card or drivers license with a photo and signature.

Days & Hours:
  • Main Office:
          Monday through Friday (except holidays)
          8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
          317 W. Main Street
          Tavares, FL 32778

  • South Lake District Office:
          Monday through Friday (except Holidays)
          8:30 AM to 11:00 AM and 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
          15855 State Road 50
          Clermont, FL 34711

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.
NOTE: We are not an approved LiveScan vendor. Please check with the agency requesting your prints as well as your employer prior to arrival as to if the Lake County Sheriff's Office is eligible to fingerprint you. In addition, please be sure to have all necessary paperwork including (but not limited to) the O.R.I. account number.