We are located at
1415 Truxtun Ave. Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Office Hours of Operation
Lunch Break 11:45AM-12:30PM
Contact Phone Number
661-868-5555 (After Hours)
Purpose of the Registration Unit
The Registration Unit fingerprints and photographs convicted sex, arson, narcotic, and gang offenders that live in the unincorporated areas of Kern County and Bakersfield unless the subject lives within the Bakersfield city limits. The Registration Unit also processes any subject that the court has ordered to be booked and fingerprints any subject required to do so by an officer when they have received a citation.
Registration Unit Location and Hours
The Registration Unit is located at 1415 Truxtun Avenue, Suite 100 in Bakersfield. We are on the first floor in the same office as the Work Release Unit. Those required to register can come during the hours of 8:00am to 4:00pm, we are closed for lunch between 11:45am to 12:30pm. To guarantee that you are seen before lunch, please arrive by 11:00am. To guarantee that you are seen before closing, please arrive by 3:00pm. We are also closed all weekends and holidays.
Law enforcement and the public may call 661-868-5547 or 661-868-4853 to speak with someone in the Registration Unit when they are open. After hours, they may call 661-868-5555 to receive basic information about the Registration Unit.
Bakersfield Police Department Registrations
Effective February 4, 2010, the Bakersfield Police Department began processing registrants that are living within their jurisdiction. Their address is 1601 Truxtun Ave in Bakersfield. Their phone number is 661-326-3966. They are open Tuesday - Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.
What the Registration Unit Provides to the Public
The Registration Unit can answer basic questions from the public concerning the laws governing registrations. To search for a specific sex registrant by name or by area, the public can access the following website:
Megan's Law - http://www.meganslaw.ca.gov/