Welcome to ACES Fingerprinting Services!


If you'd like to be fingerprinted at ACES: 

ACES provides fingerprinting services on Thursdays from 2:45 pm to 4:00 pm by appointment only. Please call Madeline Torres at 203-498-6800 to make an appointment. 

On the day of your appointment, please bring your driver's license or passport AND a money order made payable to "ACES", cash, or credit/debit card in the amount of $36.00 (non-refundable). We do not accept personal checks. The $36.00 processing fee includes the fee implemented by the State of Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, effective July 1, 2016.

Mat Donarumo provides fingerprinting services at ACES and his fee is $12.00, which should be paid directly to him via cash or money order. This fee is not included in the ACES processing fee.

Please note that ACES Fingerprinting Services has moved to a  ACES Technology Services Building, 204 State Street, North Haven, CT 06473.


If you obtained a fingerprinting packet from a school district or Kelly Educational Services and have had your fingerprints taken elsewhere: 

You may bring the packet to 350 State Street, North Haven, CT  06473.

Please make sure that:

1. The fingerprint card is signed by the official who took your fingerprints, and
2. You have completed your portion on the fingerprint card as well as the paperwork. 

Please bring your driver's license or passport AND a money order made payable to "ACES", cash, or credit/debit card in the amount of $36.00 (non-refundable). We do not accept personal checks. 

If you are being fingerprinted for field work, student teaching, or an internship, your background check is valid for three years. With your written permission, ACES can share your background check information with other Regional Educational Services Centers (RESCs). Please note that you will receive only two letters confirming that you completed the background check process. One is for your college/ university department head, and the other is for your records. 

If you are being fingerprinted for employment by a school district or with a temporary agency for a substitute teaching position, your fingerprints can be shared with other RESCs. It's up the discretion of the district as to whether or not they will accept a background check that is older than 30 days.

If you'd like your results to be sent directly to a district, please send your request in writing to Madeline Torres at ACES. You may submit your request by Email: mtorres@aces.org; Fax:  203-498-6893, or mail, ACES Fingerprinting Services, Attn: Madeline Torres, 350 State Street, North Haven, CT  06473. 

If your fingerprints are rejected, you will be notified and asked to redo them  in order fulfill the background check obligation. Please note that in accordance with laws governing this process, ACES cannot give copies of fingerprints or fingerprint reports directly to individuals.   

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Fingerprinting - Frequently Asked Questions