Empowering Partnerships for Education

Fingerprinting Information 

The Delaware County Intermediate Education Service Center provides fingerprinting services at our Morton location:
Phone:  610-938-9000 ext. 2041 or email:  dciufingerprinting@dciu.org

Fingerprinting by Appointment Only 


12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.



Fingerprinting will be CLOSED on the following dates during the 2016-17 school year:

Monday – July 4, 2016
Monday – September 5, 2016
Thursday & Friday – November 24 and 25, 2016
Friday – December 23, 2016 & reopening on Monday – January 2, 2017
Monday – January 16, 2017
Monday – February 20, 2017
Thursday & Friday – April 13 and 14, 2017
Monday – May 29, 2017

Fingerprinting will be closed EARLY (at 2:30 p.m.) on the following dates:

Wednesday – November 23, 2016
Wednesday & Thursday – December 21 and 22, 2016
Wednesday – April 12, 2017

Applicants must pre-register:  On line @ www.pa.cogentid.com............or............By Phone @ 1-888-439-2486

DCIU Fingerprinting Site may be closed due to inclement weather.  Please call 610-938-9000 to confirm hours of operation.

Fingerprinting applicants must follow these guidelines:

Register with Cogent:
Online: www.pa.cogentid.com ... OR ... by Phone @888-439-2486
You must have a Registration ID Number issued by Cogent to schedule an appointment to be fingerprinted.

Department of Education:  $27.00
Department of Public Welfare/Human Services:  $25.75
Department of Aging:  $25.75 

Pay by Credit Card online at time of Registration...OR...Bring a Money Order with you when you get fingerprinted payable to 3M Cogent Systems for the exact amount.
Only one money order will be accepted per transaction.
Please write your name and phone number on the money order. 
Click here to schedule an appointment to be fingerprinted.
After selecting your date & time, scroll down and click "Confirm".  An appointment confirmation will be sent to your inbox.
Please schedule one appointment only - Multiple appointments will be cancelled.
Please bring the following to the Fingerprint Site:

  1. Your Registration ID Number from Cogent.
  2. Photo ID (current, valid, and unexpired), such as, Driver's License or State Issued ID or USA Passport.
  3. Email Confirmation of your fingerprinting appointment date/time.  (You will receive this in your inbox after you schedule the appointment).
Minors may use a school photo ID from the current school year. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Questions about fingerprinting results should be directed to:
PA Department of Education:           717-783-3750
PA Department of Public Welfare:    717-783-6211
PA Department of Aging:                 717-265-7887