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IF you would like to Volunteer in a Prince George’s County Public School, you must have be fingerprinted. 

Due to a recent change in policy (Administrative Procedure 4215), commercial background checks can no longer be utilized for field trips. 

  • Cost of Fingerprint Background Check $56.57

  • Cost of Commercial Background Check $7.00 (not applicable for field trips)

  • Cost of Online Commercial Background Check $7.26 (not applicable for field trips)

  • cable for field trips)

For an overnight field trip or volunteer in the classroom,  you must be fingerprinted.  The fingerprint procedure is valid for as long as your student attends Prince George’s Public Schools and you volunteer once a year.


· Acceptable forms of payment for background checks only include Cash, Visa, Mastercard and Money Orders. Personal checks are not accepted.


14201 School Lane

Room 131  

Upper Marlboro, MD 20772



Hours of Operation
8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Monday - Friday


To save you time, print off the required documents found on their webpage and fill them out before you go:





Please Note:  It is very important to keep this receipt in a safe location where you can always find it.  You are encouraged to make many copies to have as proof when needed.   Additional copies of your receipt cost $5 and depending on the length of time, it may not be located.  





Fingerprinting and Background Checks

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