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Dadeschools > Human Resources > Pre-Employment Requirements > Fingerprinting


Pursuant to Florida Statute 1012.32, individuals with criminal records involving moral turpitude shall not be employed in any position requiring direct contact with students.   All applicants will be digitally fingerprinted and cleared before they are hired by Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS).  The fingerprints are sent electronically to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for processing.  If a report is returned stating there is a criminal history, the applicant will be asked to explain the charge(s) and provide a certified or original copy of the final court disposition. The current Employment Standards Hiring Guidelines gives a detailed listing of offenses that will/will not be considered for employment.

Business Hours: Mondays - Fridays 7:00am - 4:00pm

Payment for fingerprinting is as follows:

Effective July 1, 2015

  • $71 money order made payable to "School Board of Miami-Dade Fingerprinting"

No personal Checks will be accepted

All applicants must present a current official picture identification such as a driver's license, passport, or State of Florida identification card AND a valid social security card.

In addition to all applicants, the following employees must be re-fingerprinted:

  • inactive substitute teachers (did not substitute teach one day during a school year); and

  • employees with a break-in service.

You may visit the Fingerprint Office at:
1450 NE 2nd Ave, Suite 150
Miami, FL 33132


M-DCPS : 1450 NE 2nd Ave. : Miami, FL 33132 : Phone: (305) 995-1000 (For Non Technical Questions Only) © 2017