Electronic Fingerprint from Outside Canada
Canadians and foreign nationals who are living abroad and require a certified RCMP fingerprint certificate for employment, volunteering, or immigration can apply with us to have their ink fingerprints re-digitized and submitted to RCMP database electronically for police clearance.
How much does it cost?
The fee for this service is CA$105* , which includes:
* This fee may be subject to a $25 RCMP fee, depending on the type of application.
** We only process your payment when we have received your complete Application by mail.
If you would like to have your fingerprints processed, please email [email protected] to request an Application Package. Please quote "CIC Fingerprints - International" in the subject line. Once we receive your request, we will send you the application forms for you to fill out as well as the C-216 RCMP fingerprint form.
When you receive the Application Package carefully review and follow these step-by-step procedures to submit your completed application:
International Fingerprint Services
Canada Immigration Consulting Ltd.
2050 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 203
North York, Ontario M2J 5B3
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
When you contact us, we will send you an Application Package which includes detailed instructions and the required C-216 RCMP form.
The turn around is 2 - 3 weeks from the date you mail out your completed package to us.
Unless you have requested for your results to be sent to a third-party, the RCMP will mail your results directly to the address you provide us with. The RCMP will mail to international addresses.
If you wish to receive an email copy of your results instead, please indicate this on your application form and provide us with your email address.
You may contact the RCMP directly to inquire about the status of your fingerprint results. Please note that they receive a high volume of requests on a daily basis. As such, there may be delays in receiving a response. Ensure you include your name, date of birth and DCN number in the email.
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: 7:30AM and 3:30PM Eastern Time