Criminal Record Check

Fingerprint Technology

Every human being possesses a set of fingerprints exclusive to them. This quality results in them being an effective way of identifying them, whether it be to distinguish individuals apart for criminal purposes or simply for security reasons.

LiveScan Devices

In the place of ink and paper, LiveScan devices scan the surface of your fingertips, much like when you photocopy your hand. Once the digital image of your fingertip is produced and fed into the computer, it analyzes the fingerprint only followed by an intricate pattern-matching software turning it into a code.

Services in which you may need your Fingerprints services

Digital Fingerprinting is specifically needed to be done for the following reasons:

  • Federal and Provincial Government Employees
  • Immigrating to Canada or other countries
  • Police Clearance Certificate
  • Applying for Canadian Citizenship
  • Employment
  • Name Change Applications
  • Adoptions
  • Record Suspension
  • Fingerprinting Services for Health Canada
  • Other Civil purposes
  • Permanent Residence
  • Government Department for contractors and Licenses
  • All noncriminal purposes

These are some of the reasons why would you need fingerprinting services. So, if you are looking thinking to opt any of the above options and looking for the fingerprinting services then we suggest you choose GIPCS as it is a one-stop solution for you. Avail the best fingerprinting service for yourself or for your family members. There can be many more which are not listed above.

Additional requirement

You may be requested to submit fingerprints as an additional requirement for several reasons including the following:

  • Enough acceptable documents to prove your identity has not been provided.
  • The requisition for a record check resulting from the previous criminal activity.
  • Your basic information, such as name and birth date, matches someone in the criminal list and fingerprints are required to determine your identity.

Ink and Roll Fingerprint for International Criminal Record check.

(NOT AVAILABLE DURING COVID) Ink and Roll fingerprint is a substitute of above mentioned digital check where data exchange or information exchange between 2 countries is not possible due to technology difference. Example Canadian resident needs a background check from Philippine, China, Macau etc.  Canadian resident can send Ink and Roll fingerprint to the designated country to obtain the criminal record check. Global Immigration staff is highly trained for conducting such fingerprints.

Fingerprints requirements

        At the appointment, please bring: 

  •     Instruction provided to you for the background check or fingerprint (if any)
  •     You must bring two pieces of Government-issued identifications, out of which one must be a Photo Id. The following types of identification are acceptable: Passport, Driver’s License, Birth Certificate, Canadian Citizenship Card or Certificate, Permanent Resident Card, Certificate of Indian Status, Immigration Documents, Military Family ID, Nexus Card, Federal Government Employee ID, Health Care Card


Contact us for fingerprints

We are conveniently located in West Edmonton Mall (Next to the T&T market). Please call us at 780.436.0500 to book up your appointment or use the Chat function available here for quick information.