Berrien County Sheriff’s Office lobby opens by appointment

ST. JOSEPH — The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office Records Lobby, located at 919 Port St., St Joseph, will open by appointment only starting today. Appointments can be made from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. No walk-ins will be accepted.

Individuals will be able to make an appointment for the following services:

  • Firearms transactions
  • Sex offender registry
  • Fingerprinting
  • Report requests

To schedule an appointment, call 9269) 983-7141 ext. 7211 or email

The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office in Niles will remain closed to the public through June 30, and all appointments will be handled at the St Joseph Office.

Prior to being admitted into the building visitors will need to:

  • Answer some COVID-19 screening questions
  • Have their temperature taken
  • Wear a mask while inside the building