LiveScanSan Diego Unified applicants requiring fingerprinting for pre-employment or volunteer background screenings are welcome to utilize our services. For additional rules and regulations regarding fingerprinting, please visit the California Attorney General's Website at .


Hours of Operations

Livescan services are not available as The San Diego Unified School District offices will be closed beginning Monday, March 16, 2020 and reopening Monday April 6, 2020 to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Please be advised that this is a very fluid situation so the reopening date may be subject to change. For general questions, please review

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday (or until capacity is reached). Appointments can be made by calling (619)725-8089.

We are closed on the following school holidays: Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, Lincoln’s birthday, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and Veterans Day. The office is also closed during the spring, Thanksgiving and two-week winter breaks observed by the San Diego Unified School District.


  • A fee of $84.00 is charged for the fingerprint/ background service. 
  • We accept Visa, MasterCard, company checks, cashier checks, money orders or cash. Personal checks are not accepted.

What to Bring

  • A “Request for LiveScan Service” form is mandatory. This form is provided by the agency requiring you to be fingerprinted. Please fill out the form prior to arriving. 
  • A government issued picture I.D., such as a driver’s license, passport, or military I.D. Other forms of identification may be accepted in accordance with Department of Justice regulations. Identification must be valid and current.


Your fingerprints are transmitted by the LiveScan Unit directly to the Department of Justice for the purpose of checking your background. The results are then sent from the Department of Justice directly to the agency you printed for.  In most cases, the results from the Department of Justice come back within 10 business days. Due to various reasons, results can be delayed. Please be advised this process may take up to 30 days or more.

For additional rules and regulations regarding fingerprinting, please visit the California Attorney General's Website at .


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LiveScan Fingerprint services is located at 4100 Normal Street in the Human Resources Services Division office, room 1241.

There are several spaces reserved for visitors by the Human Resources Division. You may also park in any space marked with a letter and number only. Do not park in any spot marked “reserved” or designated for a particular department, or in the Police lot.


LiveScan Office
4100 Normal Street, Room 1241
Phone: 619-725-8089