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Fingerprinting Information For:

Fingerprinting Information For Family Day Care Providers and Group Family Day Care Providers

Fingerprints are required for:

  • Family Day Care Providers
  • Group Family Day Care providers
  • Group Family Day Care Assistants
  • Family members –18 years and older

Fingerprints are taken at:

James C. Hall, Jr. FDC Network
York College
94 – 20 Guy Brewer Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11451
Fingerprints are FREE
Available daily & Saturdays
(Saturdays by appointment only)
Call: (718) 262-2247

Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (CCR & R)
Fingerprints are FREE
Call: your local CCR & R Adobe Acrobat Icon
or call the CCR & R hotline: (888) 469-5999

Bring:

  • Photo ID (driver’s license, passport, etc)
  • The Booklet ID # (Located inside the application booklet, at the bottom left hand side on the back of each page)

Fingerprinting Information For NYS Teacher Certification and Teaching in a NYC Public School

For NYS Teacher Certification Candidates:

  • Fingerprints may be taken at:
    • The NYS college/university you are attending (if fingerprinting is offered)
    • A Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)
    • A local police station in New York State
    • Or at the:
      • NYC Department of Education
        Division of Human Resources
        Employee Information Center
        65 Court Street-Room 102
        Brooklyn, New York 11201
        (718) 935-2750
  • Processing Fee: $99
  • Complete application instructions

For NYS Certified Teachers planning to teach in New York City Public Schools:

  • If you have been fingerprinted in New York State for your NYS Teacher Certification those fingerprint results can be used to meet the NYC Department of Education fingerprint requirement.
  • Complete an OSPRA-103 form. Download It
    • This form allows the NYS Education Department to release the fingerprint results they have received from other NYS school districts or designated fingerprint facilities to the NYC Department of Education.
    • Send your completed OSPRA-103 form to:
      • NYC Department of Education
        Office of Personnel Investigation
        65 Court Street - Room 218
        Brooklyn, New York 11201
  • The processing fee of $115 will be collected through an automatic payroll deduction when full-time employment with the NYC Department of Education begins.

For Non-NYS Certified Teachers, planning to teach in NYC Public Schools:

  • Get a ‘nomination’ from a principal
  • Go to:
    • NYC Department of Education
      Division of Human Resources
      Employee Information Center
      65 Court Street-Room 102
      Brooklyn, New York 11201
      (718) 935-2750
  • To be fingerprinted you must bring:
    • 2 forms of ID
      • Photo ID (Driver’s License) and Social Security Card or
      • Photo ID (i.e. Driver’s License) and original birth certificate or
      • Valid U.S. passport (which serves as both forms of ID
  • Processing fee $115.00 - Bring a money order, personal check, or credit card. No cash is accepted.
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Fingerprinting Information For Child Care Center Providers

  • Fingerprints are required for: All child care center staff
  • Child care center directors will provide fingerprinting requirements upon hiring

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