Background Checks Fingerprinting

Concealed Handgun License Department 
Mahoning County Sheriff
110 Fifth Avenue, Youngstown, Ohio 44503
Phone: 330-480-5030   Fax: 330-480-4981

Fingerprinting Information

Records Division

Monday thru Friday 9:00am – 1:30pm

Closed on all legal holidays

As of May 17th, 2021, the Mahoning County Sheriff’s records division will be changing its hours:


Monday

9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Walk-ins

Mahoning county residents only

Tuesday

9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Walk-ins

Mahoning county residents only

Wednesday

8:30 am to 2:30 pm

By appointment only


Thursday

8:30 am to 2:30 pm

By appointment only


Friday

9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Walk-ins

Background checks only

**No concealed handgun applications on Fridays**

**Please note** Ohio house bill 614 expires on June 30, 2021. After that date, you must be a resident of Mahoning, Trumbull, Portage, Stark, or Columbiana counties to apply in Mahoning County. Any appointments that are made after that date and do not meet the residency requirements will not be processed by this office.


Fingerprinting with Background Investigation
BCI (State of Ohio)         $40.00
FBI (Nationwide)             $40.00
  Both                               $80.00

Manual Fingerprint cards:
$15.00 per card
 
These fees are payable by:
EXACT CASH or MONEY ORDER 
DEBIT CARD or CREDIT CARD
Money order written to the “Mahoning County Sheriff”
No other forms of payment will be accepted
 
Driver’s License or State Identification Card
And
Social Security Card
REQUIRED