Chester County Intermediate Unit

FBI Fingerprinting Services

The CCIU Teacher Center provides FBI fingerprinting services to teachers and the community. Applicants must register with Cogent Systems prior to visiting the Teacher Center to be fingerprinted. Applications, fee structure and hours of operation are available at

Parking Notes for Fingerprinting Customers:
When you arrive at 455 Boot Road, Downingtown, PA enter the Chester County Intermediate Unit complex at the traffic light (CCIU Drive).  Follow the signs for the Educational Services Center (ESC) building.  The ESC building is the building closest to Boot Road.  Please park in the burgundy parking lot which is identified with burgundy flags.  Enter the ESC building at Entrance B.  Entrance B is located directly in front of the ESC building and is located at the covered pedestrian bridge.

Walk-in Fingerprinting services are offered:

Monday through Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

 No appointment necessary; however, pre-registration is required. 
Please call 484-237-5018 to confirm the hours.  See a listing of closures below.
All fingerprinting customers must register with Cogent Systems before coming to be fingerprinted. You may register with Cogent Systems or call 1-888-439-2486. Please note that fingerprinting services are not offered when the CCIU is closed.
Please see the dates below for modified hours and closures for Fingerprinting Services:
CLOSING at 12:30 pm on the following dates in 2016:
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Wednesday, November 23, 2016

CLOSED on the following dates in 2016:
Friday, January 1, 2016
Monday, January 18, 2016
Monday, February 15, 2016
Friday, March 25, 2016
Monday, May 30, 2016
Monday, July 4, 2016
Monday, September 5, 2016
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Friday November 25, 2016
Monday, December 19, 2016
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Friday, December 23, 2016
Monday, December 26, 2016
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Friday, December 30, 2016
It is possible that the CCIU fingerprinting site may be closed during other dates/times due to building closures. Please call: 484-237-5018 to confirm hours of operation.
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