The Oakland Police Department provides fingerprint services to our residents for many different reasons (some types of employment, security clearance, and volunteers for First Aid or Fire Department).   When an individual requires fingerprints for employment & security clearance reasons they must bring the proper fingerprint cards with them as well as a photo id.

The hours that the police department offers their fingerprint services are:

  • 24/7

Note: any questions in regards to firearms see our firearms section

Fingerprinting for adoption, immigration, visa, good conduct, or expungement, contact the New Jersey State Police ( -criminal background checks or 609-882-2000) or the U.S. Citizen & Immigration Services ( or 800-375-5283). 

For further information call the Police Department at 201-337-6171