Background/Fingerprinting 2

All employees must successfully pass a background check prior to starting work for Cullman County Schools.  The Alabama State Department of Education requires the background/fingerprinting to be completed via Gemalto Applicant Fingerprinting Online Services (  Applicants MUST register and pay online through Gemalto Cogent Systems prior to arriving at a fingerprint location.  Please follow the below directions on how to complete the background check through Gemalto Applicant Fingerprinting Online Services.

STEP 1 - ONLINE REGISTRATION (Alabama applicants MUST register online)


  • Fingerprint Fee is $46.90.
  • Applicants may pay online during registration using a debit or credit card.
  • Applicants may pay at the fingerprint site with money order or cashiers check.  Cash, credit/debit cards or personal/business checks are NOT accepted at the fingerprint locations.


Out-of-State Applicants may submit a completed fingerprint card AND a money order or cashiers check in the amount of $54.90 made out of Gemalto Cogent.  See Fingerprint Cards - Out of State only at    

The following Print Site Locations requires all applicants to call for an appointment: 

EPSCO, Inc. – Monday through Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
3305-A Bob Wallace Avenue
Huntsville, AL  35805

Pak Mail – Monday through Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm / Saturday 9:00am to 12:00pm
1207 East Forrest Street D
Athens, AL  35613

The UPS Store 2988 – Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9:00am to 4:00pm
8000 Madison Blvd. Suite D102
Madison, AL  35758

Albertville City Schools – THURSDAY ONLY
256.891.1183 ext. 201
107 West Main Street
Albertville, AL  35950

Notice of Non-discrimination

The Cullman County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

April Tucker (Title IX Coordinator)

PO Box 1590

Cullman, AL 35056

Tiffanye Mitchell (504 Coordinator)

17600 US Hwy 31 N

Cullman, AL 35058

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