UPDATE: OUR NEW FINGERPRINT COMPUTER ARRIVED ON MONDAY AUGUST 9, 2021. OUR SITE IS BACK UP AND RUNNING.
THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE WILL BE PROVIDING LIVE SCAN FPRINTING MONDAY thru THURSDAY 7:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 6:00pm (CLOSED 12:00pm - 1:00pm for lunch) and CLOSED FRIDAY, WEEKENDS AND COUNTY HOLIDAYS
Ink-rolled prints on cards are by appointment only at the McKinley County Adult Detention Center on Tuesday and Thursday 2:00-5:00pm and McKinley County SO on Wednesday from 8:00am-12:00pm. *Fees apply, see bottom of page for details
The Sheriff's Office has full time administrative assistants assigned to processing fingerprints. Each employee is trained on the current equipment and processes to accomplish these tasks.
Hours of operation
7 am - 6 pm
*Our office is CLOSED for lunch at 12pm - 1pm, Fridays, weekends and County recognized holidays
Registration prior to fingerprinting is necessary. Please register online: https://www.aps.gemalto.com/nm/index_NM.htm by using
To register over the phone call 1-877-99NMAPS or 1-877-996-6277
Department of Health Applications: $73.30
Law Enforcement Applicants: $8.30
All Other Applicants: $44.00
Please bring in your:
- Registration ID number
- Payment (if not paid for online by credit card or by the agency requesting prints) MONEY ORDERS ONLY IN CORRECT AMOUNT made payable to: Thales DIS USA
- One form of VALID PHOTO I.D. (State issued DL, State Issued ID, U.S. Passport, U.S. Active duty/retiree/reservist Military ID with Photo, Government Issued Employee ID card with photo, Tribal ID card with photo.
FINGERPRINT CARDS ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTED THROUGH Thales DIS USA. All prints must be submitted electronically.
Ink-Rolled Prints on Cards
The McKinley County Adult Detention Center and Sheriff's Office can process out of state fingerprinting cards, temporarily, for any out of state requests BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Anyone needing to be fingerprinted for any agency outside the State of New Mexico would need an appointment with the McKinley County Adult Detention Center (located at 255 Boardman Dr. Gallup NM, 87301) on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00-5:00pm. You will also need a valid Photo ID and a money order made out to the McKinley County Adult Detention Center for $10.00 (if you have your own card) or $15.00 (if you need a card provided).
Contacts for appointment:
Emma Katenay (505) 979-7206 or
Dorthea Smith (505) 979-7221