Chester County Intermediate Unit

IMPORTANT: Fingerprinting Services will be CLOSED on Thur, June 22, 2017 due to a system upgrade.
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 2017:
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

CLOSED on the following dates in 2017:
Friday, April 14, 2017
Monday, May 29, 2017
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Monday, July 3, 2017
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Monday, September 4, 2017
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Friday November 24, 2017
Monday, December 25, 2017 
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Friday, December 29, 2017
Monday, January 1, 2018 
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.