Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who needs Digital Fingerprinting?
  • Requirements
  • How to Check the Status of Your Fingerprints?
  1. Federal or Other Jobs which need a security clearance.
  2. To Apply for various license applications example RCIC.
  3. Name Change application.
  4. Employment With Corporations And Agencies.
  5. Applicants For Passports, Visas, Work Permits, Foreign Travel, And Us Waiver.
  6. Pardon (Now Called Record Suspension) Applicants.
  7. International Adoption Applicants.
  8. Security License Applicants/Name Change
  9. Permanent Resident, Immigration, And Citizenship Applicants

Applicants must have two pieces of valid Government-issued identifications and out of which one must be a photo ID. All identifications must be current and are not expired. We recommend that you also bring with you a letter or file number from the requesting sources, if applicable. If your results should go to a third party, please also bring their proper address with you for correct mail delivery. The following are acceptable identifications:-

NOTE: One of the pieces of identification must be government-issued and include the applicant’s name, date of birth, signature, and photo.

  • Passport
  • Citizenship Card or Document
  • Immigration Document ( Record of Landing)
  • Birth Certificate
  • rivers License
  • Permanent Resident card or Record of Landing for Citizenship Applicants
  • Government ID
  • Work Permits
  • Student Permit
  • BC Care Card
  • Certificate of Indian Status
  • Military Family ID card (MFID)
  • Nexus Card

We submit fingerprints digitally to the RCMP. If you have any questions related to the status of your result, please contact RCMP at