The Police Records Division is located at Police Headquarters, 828 Martin Luther King Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. The Records Division is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM.
Available to the Public
Police Incident Reports**
$.10 cents per page
Limited Fingerprinting (See Below)
$15.00 for 3 cards, $10 each additional card
Local Criminal History Check
(Chapel Hill Jurisdiction only)†
$15.00 per person
$1.00 per document
Noise Permits (7 days in advance)
Solicitation Permit Application fee
$10.00 per person
Solicitation Permits (60 days)
Solicitation Permit Renewals (60 days)
Precious Metal Business Permit
Precious Metal/Taxi Fingerprints
Taxi Franchise Application Fee
Taxi Franchise Renewal Fee
Taxi Driver's Permit Application Fee
Taxi Driver Permits
$10.00 each for 2 year renewal
Taxi Inspection Fees
$10.00 per vehicle
Towed Vehicle Storage
$5.00 for first 24 hours, $10.00 for each additional 24 hours
Return Check Charge
$25.00 per check
Vehicle Request for Secondary Employment
$25.00 per hour (not to exceed $125/day)
$20.00 per disc
**Accident, Incident and Arrest Records may be requested by mail and can be faxed upon request. There is an additional mailing / faxing fee of $1.00. Note: front and back copies reflect a fee of 2 copies.
†A local criminal history obtained from the Chapel Hill Police Department will contain only arrests by the Chapel Hill Police Department. For a record that covers Orange County including Chapel Hill, contact the Orange County Clerk of Court at (919) 732-8181.
Fingerprinting will be done by appointment only. The Chapel Hill Police Department only provides fingerprinting services for the following:
ABC Permit Applicants
Public Housing Applicants
Town of Chapel Hill Employment Applicants
Taxi Franchise/Driver Applicants
Precious Metal Business Applicants
Fingerprinting will be on Monday and Wednesday between the hours of 2:00pm and 4:00pm.
Appointments can be scheduled in advance by calling 919-968-2760.
The Chapel Hill Police Department is not a designated fingerprinting agency for the Immigration and Naturalization service, (INS). For further information please call 1-800-375-5283.
Available only to Attorneys with active cases:
NC Driving History Checks
NC Criminal History Checks
Forms must be completed and notarized as required. Forms can be picked up at the Records Office during regular business hours. If additional assistance is needed please call 919-968-2760 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.