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Electronic Fingerprinting Services from RCMP Accredited Fingerprinting Agency

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Digital and Ink & Roll Fingerprinting Services in Toronto (Scarborough)

Fingerprinting Services Toronto, Canadian Forensics Inc.

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
  • Citizenship
  • Controlled Goods
  • Pardon (Record Suspension)
  • Foreign Visa, Travel and Work Permit
  • Criminal Background Checks
  • Employment (Private Industry, Federal, Provincial, Police)
  • Adoption
  • Name Change
  • Privacy Act Request
  • Security Clearances
  • Volunteer Employment
  • Other Civil Purposes

Live Scan -Digital Fingerprinting Services in Toronto

Live Scan Fingerprinting

Canadian Forensics Inc offers RCMP Fingerprinting Toronto using cutting-edge Live Scan fingerprinting technology for fastest and convenient way of criminal record checks or verification of criminal records in Canada. 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

RCMP Fingerprinting Locations Toronto and Ottawa

Simply visit an RCMP accredited fingerprinting company like Canadian Forensics Inc in Toronto or Ottawa with two (2) pieces of Government issued IDs to have your fingerprints taken and submitted to RCMP for criminal record check.

Ink & Roll Fingerprinting Services

Ink and Roll Fingerprinting

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) no longer accepts ink fingerprints and your fingerprints must be submitted to RCMP electronically, using either Live Scan or CardScan technology.

FBI Fingerprinting Services

FBI Fingerprinting, Canadian Forensics Inc.You may require traditional ink & roll fingerprints submissions to obtain FBI clearance from USA and other international police clearance certificates. Canadian Forensics Inc provides your fingerprints on FBI FD-258 Card for Identity History Summary Check (Police Clearance) From the FBI, USA. Canadian Forensics Inc. is run by forensic professionals and our Fingerprinting experts ensure the highest quality of fingerprints on FBI FD-258 card to pass through the stringent quality checks of FBI.

Live Scan Fingerprints on FBI FD-258 Card for Identity History Summary Check (Police Clearance) From the FBI, USA.

Walk-in to our office at 3464 Kingston Rd #209A, Scarborough, ON M1M 1R5 for Ink & roll fingerprints on FBI FD-258 Card. In addition to fingerprints for to FBI clearance certificate for Canadian immigration and other purposes, we also provide paper fingerprints of individuals seeking police clearance certificates from:

  • Hong Kong for the Certificate of Non-Criminal Convictions (CNCC),
  • The Philippines for their NBI clearance,
  • Nigeria for their Police Character Certificate,
  • Bahrain for their Good Conduct Certificate,
  • The United Arab Emirates (UAE) for their Criminal Clearance Certificate or Certificate of Good Conduct,
  • Dominica for their Criminal Record Information,
  • Egypt for their Criminal Record Certificate,
  • Ethiopia for their Certificate of Good Conduct,
  • Qatar for their Police Clearance Certificate,
  • Singapore for their Certificate of Clearance (COC),
  • Mexico for their Constancia de  Antecedentes Registrales,

St. Vincent, Saint Lucia, Barbados, Trinidad and TobagoJamaica, Haiti, Iran, British Virgin Islands and Grenada for their Police Certificate

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

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 one of the best rcmp accredited fingerprinting agencies in Toronto to perform fingerprinting for a Vulnerable Sector check (VSS). 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.

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.


Canada’s Fastest, Most Reliable,
RCMP Accredited Fingerprinting Agency in Toronto

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:

CCRTIS-SCICTR@rcmp-grc.gc.ca with the following information:

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Phone number
  • The document control number (DCN) if it is available
  • The date of application was submitted to the RCMP
  • The type of application you submitted – (Criminal Record check for ….)

You may need to submit your fingerprints to RCMP for:

Personal Security
Permanent Residence
International Adoptions
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. 

A Police Clearance Certificate or Identity History Summary Check from the USA is often referred to as a criminal background check, criminal history recordpolice/good conduct certificate. If you are in Canada then you must submit your fingerprints to FBI on a standard fingerprint form (FD-258). Canadian Forensics Inc. We will capture your fingerprints electronically using Live Scan technology to ensure the highest quality of fingerprints. We will then print your fingerprints on FBI FD-258 using FBI certified printer. The process takes about 15-20 minutes.

Areas We Serve:

Toronto | Scarborough | Mississauga | Markham | Pickering Whitby | Etobicoke | Oshawa | GTA | ON | Canada