FBI Fingerprinting

fbi fingerprinting in bucks county Fingerprinting Services
The Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 is an official location through Cogent Systems to have your Fingerprints taken, we are not responsible for providing troubleshooting, registration, or official results to your current or prospective employer.
The Bucks IU Fingerprint site does NOT provide ink based prints, all prints are taken electronically using Livescan through Cogent.


Follow the Fingerprinting Registration Procedures found here (Cogent Systems: www.pa.cogentid.com) or call 1-888-439-2486. Once registered set up an appointment for fingerprinting.


Fingerprinting is by appointment only, as we do not accept walk-ins. You should NOT be coming in to get fingerprinted unless you have a CONFIRMED appointment. You must be registered with Cogent AND have scheduled an appointment before you arrive for fingerprinting. To schedule an appointment, please use the blue 'book now' tab to the right. Call or email with any questions or concerns.

215-348-2940 Ext. 1402
All appointments are located at the Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22.
705 N. Shady Retreat Road, Doylestown, PA 18901


Please note: Our normal fingerprinting hours are below, but are subject to change based on mobile fingerprinting appointments and availability.  Please refer to the blue "book now" tab on the right side of the screen to view our openings and to schedule an appointment.
 *Hours may vary-Actual availability reflected on blue "book now" tab to your right*
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Fingerprinting Results:

Applicants are to give their Registration ID number to their supervisor, employer, etc. after they have been fingerprinted.
  • Official scanned fingerprint reports will be available online, in a secure server, for review by these Administrators within 24 to 48 hours after the applicants fingerprinting appointment.
  • Applicants are advised to keep a copy of their Registration Receipt which includes their Registration ID. A copy of this receipt may be obtained at https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_pde.htm. Please click on Proof of Transaction (Receipts).
Applicants will receive a paper copy of this report 4 – 6 weeks after their fingerprinting appointment. The report will be mailed to the address used by the applicant for registration. This document does not constitute the official record – it is considered the “unofficial copy”, the official report is available online to Administrators.