Services Available to the Public


Fingerprints needed for employment are offered by the Gloucester County Jail. This service is free for Gloucester residents, and a fee of $10 will be charged to non-residents. Wait times are dependent on availability of staffing and jail operations. You must present some form of government-issued identification at the time of your request.

Criminal fingerprints or DNA samples, as referred by the courts, are also completed by reporting to the jail lobby.

Sex Offender Registry Updates

Updates to Virginia State Police’s Sex Offender Registry, such as change of address or employment, may also be completed by reporting to the jail lobby.

Background Checks

Background checks for employment or for any reasons external to routine jail operations cannot be conducted for you at the Gloucester County Jail. You will be referred to the Virginia State Police’s Gloucester Office located at:

6104 Fiddler’s Green Road (Adjacent to Dominion Virginia Power)
Gloucester, VA 23061
Phone: 804-693-6808