Live Scan

The University Police Department provides an automated service for criminal history background checks that may be required as a condition of employment, licensing, certification, or foreign adoptions clearances.

Applicants must get instructions and the forms required for fingerprinting services from the agency requiring their criminal history background check.


Monday through Friday 9:30am to 3:30pm. No appointment necessary!


Room 101, First Floor, Student & Business Services Building


EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2016 - The rolling fee for community members is $30.00

Department of Justice fees vary upon service requested. In addition, there is a $15.00 rolling fee for HSU students, faculty and staff; the rolling fee for community members is $30.00. Payment can be made via cash, check or debit card only; credit cards are not accepted. Must have a current state photo ID or a valid passport.

If you have any questions, please contact Karyn Hoppe, Administrative Assistant for Live Scan at 826-4654.

After Hours

Other local agencies may be able to provide service after hours. Please contact your local police department for their Live Scan hours.


This table contains the agency, address, and phone of other areas where Live Scans can be performed.

Arcata Police Department736 F Street,
Arcata, CA 95521
Blue Lake Casino777 Casino Way
Blue Lake, CA 95525
Eureka Police Department603 C Street,
Eureka, CA 95501
Fortuna Police Department621 11th Street,
Fortuna, CA 95540
Humboldt County Sheriff's Department826 4th Street,
Eureka, CA 95501
Post Haste - Business Option600 F Street, Suite 3
Arcata, CA 95521