FULLY ACCREDITED FINGERPRINT AGENCY BY THE R.C.M.P.

Obtaining a RCMP Police Verification from Canada - last update Dec 18, 2020

In order to conduct a criminal record verification  a full set of fingerprints are required.

Reasons for Request:

  • Adoptions - Canadian and International
  • Border Crossing
  • Canadian Citizenship
  • Canadian Police Forces
  • Employment - For Federal, Provincial, Municipal governments
  • Employment - For Private industry
  • Immigration to Canada - Permanent Resident Status
  • License - Consultant, Doctor, Horse Racing, Nurse, Real Estate, Teacher, Taxi etc.
  • Name change
  • Privacy Act
  • Record Suspension (Pardon), 
  • Visa - Foreign travel, residency, work
  • Waiver - Travel to USA only.

Documents Required:

  • 2 pieces of I.D. (One piece of identification must have a photo)
  • Requesting letter from Employer, Immigration, Police, Pardon Agencies (if apply)
  • Complete Application Form

Photo I.D. accepted:
Canadian Driver License, Ontario Photo Card, Passport, Citizenship Card, Permanent Resident Card, Certificate of Indian status, Student Card, Canadian National Institute of Blind (CNIB) Card, Federal/Provincial/Municipal ID Card, Military Employment Card, Age of Majority Card, Firearms Acquisition Certificate (FAC), Foreign Driver License.

No photo I.D. accepted:
Baptismal Certificate, Canadian Birth Certificate, Canadian Blood Donor Card, Original Valid Immigration permit, Hospital Card. Hunting License.

Note - The following cards are not accepted for identification purposes:

  • Health Cards (issued by Canadian Province or territory)
  • Social Insurance Number (SIN)

 

If you are IN CANADA and CAN come to our location (most straightforward):

  • Book an appointment of your choice on line using our handy calendar and submit payment 
  • Or call to book an appointment
  • Bring two pieces of identification (best is passport and driver's license)
  • Bring letters from employment, immigration, police or pardon agencies to our office (if applicable)
  • Fill out form
  • Have your fingerprints taken
  • Authorize result to be sent to a third party (if applicable)
  • Fingerprints will be submitted digitally to the RCMP for processing

If you are IN CANADA and cannot come to our location :

You will need to "Apply on Line" and provide the information required including fees. We will e-mail a package to you within 48 hours with further instructions in order to obtain your fingerprints and submit to our office. You will need to  contact the nearest police force or authorized agent which offers fingerprinting services at your location. The R.C.M.P. will accept fingerprints that contain the following: rolled and flat impressions of all ten fingers taken with black ink, full name, date of birth and sex of the applicant, the name and address of the police agency and the signature of the official taking the fingerprints.

 

If you are IN CANADA but there are no local police or private agency that can take fingerprints:

  • Process is not available.

 

If you are OUTSIDE OF CANADA :

You will need to "Apply on Line" and provide the information required including fees. We will e-mail a package to you within 48 hours with further instructions in order to obtain your fingerprints and submit to our office. You will need to  contact the nearest police force or authorized agent which offers fingerprinting services at your location. The R.C.M.P. will accept fingerprints that contain the following: rolled and flat impressions of all ten fingers taken with black ink, full name, date of birth and sex of the applicant, the name and address of the police agency and the signature of the official taking the fingerprints.