The Clay County Sheriff’s Office has implemented the Access™ Background Check System. It is available for businesses, non-profits, and Clay County’s citizens.
Fingerprinting hours are Monday through Friday, 9 – 11 am and 2- 4 pm, excluding holidays and are by appointment only. You must bring a valid photo ID (address, date of birth, etc must match what is on your background check application), and your eight letter appointment confirmation code.
Please visit the website to book your appointment. If you have any questions or need technical assistance, the ACCESS Support Line is open during normal business hours at (703)575-2474.
The Clay County Sheriff’s Office ACCESS digital fingerprinting system CANNOT be used for Concealed Weapons Permits. (CCW)
If you attempt to use ACCESS for a Carry Concealed Weapons (CCW) permit, either by entering an ORI when registering online or requesting your own FBI background check in ACCESS, your fingerprints will be rejected by FDLE and will create issues processing your concealed weapons packet.
If you have registered online in error and scheduled an appointment in ACCESS for a concealed weapons permit, please contact ACCESS Support as directed below:
During normal business hours, call the ACCESS Support Line before you are printed at (703)575-2474 to request a refund. Note: The time it takes for your refund to appear in your account depends on your financial institution’s policies and is outside of our control.