RCMP FINGERPRINTING SERVICES TORONTO
Electronic Fingerprinting Services from RCMP Accredited Fingerprinting Agency
Digital and Ink & Roll Fingerprinting Services in Toronto (Scarborough)
Canadian Forensics Inc. offers cutting-edge digital fingerprinting services in Toronto (Scarborough). We are accredited and certified by the Canadian Criminal Real Time Identification Services (CCRTIS) branch of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to provide fingerprint-based Criminal Record Checks in Canada.
In Canada you may need Electronic Fingerprinting services for:
- Permanent Residency
- Controlled Goods
- Pardon (Record Suspension)
- Foreign Visa, Travel and Work Permit
- Criminal Background Checks
- Employment (Private Industry, Federal, Provincial, Police)
- Name Change
- Privacy Act Request
- Security Clearances
- Volunteer Employment
- Other Civil Purposes
Live Scan -Digital Fingerprinting Services in Toronto
Canadian Forensics Inc – Toronto offers cutting-edge digital fingerprinting services for fastest and convenient way of criminal record checks or verification of criminal records. Electronic/digital fingerprints are captured using Live Scan scanning device and transmitted electronically to the Canadian Criminal Real Time Identification Services of RCMP for processing.
Fingerprint-based Criminal Record checks greatly reduce the RCMP processing time to as little as 72 hours. Furthermore electronic fingerprinting is less prone to errors and reduces the risks of individual being wrongly associated with a a Criminal Record for someone with a similar name
Simply visit an RCMP accredited fingerprinting company like Canadian Forensics Inc. or a police service with an electronic submission device to have your fingerprints taken and submitted to RCMP for criminal record check
Ink & Roll Fingerprinting Services
At times, you may require conventional ink & roll fingerprints for foreign police clearances (including an FBI), some high level Canadian security screening purposes and for those individuals with worn out friction ridges. We can convert your ink fingerprints to digital format for electronic transmission to the RCMP minimizing turnaround time to 72 hours.
Please note: Effective July 1, 2014, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)RCMP no longer accepts ink fingerprints and your fingerprints must be submitted to RCMP electronically, using either Live Scan or CardScan technology.
Fingerprinting for Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS).
The vulnerable sector screening must be conducted by the local Canadian police service where the applicant resides (lives).
Canadian Forensics Inc is accredited by the RCMP to perform fingerprinting for a Vulnerable Sector check. In areas where taking fingerprints electronically is not available we can digitize your ink fingerprints and submit electronically to RCMP for processing. Electronic fingerprints can greatly reduce the processing times to as little as 72 hours compared to paper (ink) fingerprints that may take up to 120 days.
International Fingerprinting Services
If you are a Canadian or a foreign national currently living abroad and you need a Canadian Criminal Record Check from Canada then you must submit your fingerprints to RCMP. Canadian Forensics Inc can help.
All you need to do is to provide us with a set of fingerprints on RCMP C216 C fingerprinting form. We will convert the ink fingerprints to an encrypted digital format and submit electronically to RCMP for your criminal record check.
Once your Fingerprints and Biometric Authorization form are complete please forward them to the address below:
Canadian Forensics Inc.
3464 Kingston Rd #209A,
Scarborough, ON M1M 1R5
If you have any questions please Contact Us.
RCMP will mail the results directly to either individual or a designated third party via Canada Post.
International Fingerprinting: Fees
- Digitization and electronic submission to RCMP : $199
- Results Forwarded via Registered Mail : $75
- FedEx: Cost to be determined by the destination
Who Needs Fingerprinting?
You may be asked to submit your fingerprints for following reasons:
- Citizenship, permanent residency, work visa and and immigration applications
- Adoptions – Canadian and International
- Foreign travel – Visas, U.S. Waivers, Border Crossing
- Employment – federal, provincial, municipal governments; private industry; Canadian police agencies
- Volunteer work
- Applications to obtain criminal record to apply for a Record suspension (formerly pardon)
- Name change
- Permanent residency in foreign countries (all countries except Canada)
- Medicinal marijuana licensed producers
- Vulnerable sector applications
- International criminal records checks
How do I get my fingerprints taken?
Getting fingerprints electronically is quite simple and easy. Just visit our location at 3464 Kingston Rd #209A, Scarborough, ON M1M 1R5. Each applicant must provide two (2) pieces of valid, government-issued identification. One (1) piece of identification must include a photo, name, date of birth and signature.
The fingerprinting process itself takes about 10-15 minutes. We use cutting-edge digital Live Scan Technology to capture your fingerprints digitally and transmit to RCMP using a secure system. Digital fingerprinting reduces the processing time to as little as 72 hours provided the applicant’s name is not associated with a criminal record. You will receive the results back to your home address or to a designated third party with your consent.
Canadian Forensics Inc – RCMP Accredited Agency
Canadian Forensics Inc. is accredited and certified by the Canadian Real Time Identification Services Division (CCRTIS) of the RCMP for fingerprints based criminal record checks in Canada. Our fingerprinting services are recognized by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), Health Canada, College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) and other government agencies and corporations .
Live Scan – Cutting Edge Technology for Digital Fingerprinting Services
Canadian Forensics Inc uses cutting edge Live Scan technology to electronically capture and securely transmit to RCMP for certified criminal record checks in Canada. Use of digital (electronic fingerprints reduces processing time to 72 hours.
Fingerprinting Services – FAQs
The processing time for fingerprints based criminal record checks varies. If the applicant does not have a criminal record and there is no match to an RCMP fingerprint record then processing is complete in 72 hours. RCMP will mail the results back to the applicant or the designated third party within 72 hours.
In cases where the applicant does have a criminal record or there is a match to an RCMP fingerprint record then the processing time could be up to 120 days or longer.
Keeping in view the above factors please allow sufficient time for receiving the results by regular mail before making any status update inquiries.
If your application is taking longer than the time indicated you can call the RCMP at 613-998-6362 or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org for status verification
You may need to submit your fingerprints to RCMP for:
Foreign Travel, Visas, Passports, Work Permits and US Waivers
Record Suspensions (Pardons)
No, however appointments are always recommended.
Yes, we can provide your fingerprints on RCMP’s fingerprint form C-216C?
You need to bring two (2) pieces of valid, original and government-issued identification. One (1) piece of identification must include a photo, name, date of birth and signature of the applicant.
The RCMP will directly mail the hard copy of the certified criminal record check to either the individual (applicant) or a designated third party via Canada Post.