For all fingerprinting processing and licensure, the hours of operation are:

Kent County Hours of operation:

  • Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
  • No appointments are necessary as we are a walk in facility.
  • Call 302-739-5871 for information and directions

New Castle County Hours of operation:

  • Mon, Wed, Thurs, and Fri, 8:30 am to 3:15 pm, closed for lunch from 12 to 12:30.
  • Tuesday, 11:30 am to 6:15 pm, closed for lunch from 4:00 to 4:30.
  • By appointment only - Call 302-739-2528 to schedule an appointment.

8. Bail Enforcement Agents

  • NOT Bail Bondsmen (Please contact the Department of Insurance for licensure)

New Licensure / Initial Classroom Training

Process for obtaining a new license/identification card/badge for Bail Enforcement Agents:

  • Initial Classroom Training must be taken first - the next steps will be explained at this training.
  • Information/registration for the mandatory classroom training can be found at the DTCC Training Flier link below:

DTTC Initial Classroom Training

Renewals/Continuing Education

Renewal process for Bail Enforcement Agents:

  • Must Complete the BEA application that can be obtained at the below link.
  • Follow the directions for the fingerprinting process at either SBI Dover or Troop 2.
  • A non-refundable processing fee of $65.00 is due at the time of fingerprinting. Fee can be paid by cash, certified check, Visa, Master Card, Discover, company check, or money order. No personal checks accepted.
  • NOTE: Upon approval, an email will be sent with instructions on how to obtain your renewed identification card and license.
  • The four year renewal fee of $50.00 shall be paid at this time.

Bail Enforcement Agent Application

Mandatory continuing education for licensed BEA's can be found at the link below:

DTCC Continuing Education

Approved instructors for firearms, baton, nightstick, PR24, chemical spray, handcuffs or CEW can be found at the link below:

Approved Instructors

Criteria for licensure can be found at the below links for the law and rules and regulations:

Related Links: Delaware Code Rules & Regulations