On the SPOT Fingerprinting Service

Walk in hours 10am to 3pm – Monday to Friday

~ We are happy to book appointments outside of walk in hours ~

Evening and weekend appointments also available please ask us for details

96 Kennedy Rd S, Suite 205, Brampton, ON, L6W 3E7

Electronic Fingerprinting and Criminal Background Searches

On the SPOT fingerprinting service is accredited by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and submits digital fingerprints electronically to the Canadian Criminal Real Time Identification Services (CCRTIS) division of the RCMP to receive certified Canada wide criminal record checks.

As an affiliate of Clearneed Information Systems Inc. we have the latest in cutting edge technology and software to make your submission fast and secure.   An individual’s digital fingerprints may be processed in as little as 72 hours, however if a criminal record is encountered the processing time may take 120 days or longer.

We provide professional fingerprinting services for individuals, private organizations and government agencies seeking background checks for all non-criminal purposes including but not limited to:

  • Immigration to Canada or other countries
  • Canadian citizenship
  • Record Suspension (Pardon)
  • Foreign Travel – US Entry Waiver, Visas, Border Crossing
  • Employment– Federal, Provincial, Municipal, Private Industry, Canadian Police Forces
  • Adoptions– Canadian and International
  • Fingerprinting for government contracts and licences
  • Name change applications
  • Volunteer work
  • To obtain a copy of pardoned criminal record
  • Request made under the Privacy Act
  • All other non-criminal purposes

Ink and Paper Fingerprints – Digital Conversion (CardScan)

For INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS there is no need to be fingerprinted in Canada.  Simply go to your local police detachment and have a set of fingerprints taken on a c-216c card or a form having a similar layout and complete a 3rd party consent form if applicable.  Mail us these documents with a copy of 2 pieces of valid ID and we will convert them to digital prints and process them in Canada on your behalf.

Download printable documents below:

 

When processing fingerprints VALID identification is required

At least one of the following primary pieces of identification must be provided, along with a secondary I.D. that includes a signature:

  • Driver’s Licence (issued by Canadian province or territory)
  • Foreign Driver’s Licence
  • Ontario Identification Card
  • Canadian Passport
  • Foreign Passport
  • Canadian Citizenship Card
  • Permanent Resident (PR) Card
  • Certificate of Indian Status
  • Student Identity Card from a Foreign Institute
  • Firearms Acquisition Certificate (FAC)
  • Canadian National Institute of the Blind (CNIB) Identification Card
  • Federal, Provincial or Municipal Identification Card

Please be advised:

Health Card (issued by Canadian Province or territory) is not acceptable as a primary piece of identification but may be submitted as a secondary piece of identification.

 

In some cases the RCMP charges a $25.00 processing fee.

     Fee required                Fee not required
Adoptions – Canadian and International Application for Canadian citizenship
Foreign travel, Visas, U.S. Waiver, Border Crossing Application for Immigration to Canada
Employment; private industries Federal Government Screening when requested by Departmental Security Officers
Permanent residency in foreign countries (except Canada) Canadian Police Force personnel when requested by Canadian police force officers
Application to obtain criminal record search to apply for a Record Suspension Volunteer work (e.g Boys and Girls Club) Request must be accompanied by written confirmation from a bona fide registered not-for-profit organization.