Fingerprinting FAQs

Use the links below for answers to Frequently Asked Questions about fingerprinting appointments:

Do I need an appointment / Are walk-ins permitted?
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It is required that you register with Identogo prior to your fingerprinting by visiting   

Walk-ins who have not registered with Identogo will not be accepted. 

You may schedule your appointment when you register.  It is highly recommended that you schedule an appointment before coming to Souderton Area School District to have your fingerprinting completed. Walk-ins are permitted, but only for pre-registered applicants. 

What do I need to do BEFORE scheduling a fingerprinting appointment?
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You MUST register with Identogo by visiting  

What is the Service Code?
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IdentoGO requires that you enter a Service Code prior to registration. Your service code will vary depending on the reason you are being fingerprinted. The Service Code for background checks for EMPLOYMENT with the Pennsylvania Department of Education is 1KG6XN. For those wishing to VOLUNTEER in the Souderton Area School District, the Service Code is 1KG6Y3.

Can I pay when I register?
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You may make an electronic payment when registering at

Instructions for additional payment options can be found during the registration process. 

When can fingerprinting appointments be made?
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Souderton Area School District offers fingerprinting appointments for the public on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during regular business hours from 8:30a.m. to Noon and 12:30 to 3:30p.m., with the exception of holidays and other days when the offices are closed. 

What do I need to bring to my fingerprinting appointment?
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You MUST bring the form of identification you selected upon registration.  If you have had a recent name change, you must also bring documentation of the change (e.g. marriage certificate)

Where do I need to go for my fingerprinting appointment?

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Fingerprinting appointments are held at the Souderton Area School District Administrative Offices, located at 760 Lower Road, Souderton. Use the following link for directions.

What if I need to reschedule or cancel my fingerprinting appointment?
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To reschedule or cancel your fingerprinting appointment, visit and select “Manage an Existing Appointment”