In Canada a criminal background check,record check, police check, police certificate, CPIC Check or police clearance) is a search of Canadian Police Information Center (CPIC) database based on applicant’s name and date of birth or fingerprints to determine whether the individual has a criminal record.
Canadian Fingerprinting Services provides same day service in Toronto and Scarborough offices for Criminal Background Check for the purposes of employment, foreign travel, work permits, visa applications, volunteer work at a school or organization, real estate license, taxi license, trucking license and other civil purposes.
We provide original police clearance or CPIC Check, depending on your organization’s requirements, on the basis of either the applicant’s name and date of birth only, or using fingerprints (if a criminal record is discovered) using our Live Scan Technology that allows us submission of fingerprints electronically to RCMP database. Turnaround time for these criminal background checks is 3 to 4hrs.
Please make sure to bring two of the following IDs with you when you visit our one of the locations (Downtown Toronto or Scarborough)
- Passport (Canadian or Foreign)
- Drivers License (Canadian or Foreign)
- Birth Certificate
- Canadian Citizenship Card
- Permanent Resident (PR) Card
- Ontario Identification Card
- Certificate of Indian Status
- Firearm Acquisition Certificate
- Military ID Card
- Any other ID card issued by Municipal, Provincial or Federal Department
Please note that as per RCMP requirement we accept only original IDs or certified copies as secondary ID only. One of the two IDs has to have applicant’s photo and signature on it.
For Criminal Background Check Toronto we have two locations to serve you. For Contact details please visit our Contact Us page.
For Fingerprinting or Fingerprint Based Criminal Background Check please visit our Fingerprinting Services page