As of 06/01/2020, the Kent County Sheriff's Office Records Unit will be conducting the following services by appointment-only on Monday through Friday 8:20 am through 3:30 pm at our main office (701 Ball Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503):
Sex offender registration
Firearm purchase permit
You can schedule an appointment through our mobile app by clicking the "Records Services Registration" icon and following the instructions. Please note that there is one form for fingerprinting services and a separate form for sex offender registration and firearm purchase permit services.
You can also schedule an appointment at:
Fingerprinting services: https://forms.gle/puX3CyfwEz3HtyPv7
Sex offender registration or firearm purchase permit services: https://forms.gle/UhDiuMtYZQPNceyw5
If you need to cancel or change the date or time of your appointment, please call (616) 632-6205.
To prevent gathering in the lobby, please remain in your vehicle until the time of your appointment.
To submit a FOIA request, visit https://www.accesskent.com/FOIA/Startup.action. You may also mail a request to 701 Ball Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Attn: FOIA or fax a request to (616) 632-6217.
To obtain a copy of a crash report, visit policereports.lexisnexis.com. You may also mail a request to 701 Ball Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Attn: Crash Report.
The health of our staff and residents is our top priority. For this reason, our staff will be conducting daily entry screening for all visitors. The screening will include temperature checks with no-touch thermometers and a health check questionnaire. Additionally, you will be required to wear a mask during all appointments. We kindly ask that you not enter the building if you are or have recently been sick.