Fingerprinting Services

Red Seal Notary offers two types of fingerprinting services through L-1 Enrollment Fingerprinting Services, which are RCMP accredited. Red Seal Notary offers Electronic Fingerprinting and Submission as well as Ink & Roll Fingerprinting. Our professionally trained personnel can assist individuals who require fingerprints for:

  • Adoption
  • Citizenship
  • Employment
  • Immigration
  • Name Change Applications
  • Volunteer Employment
  • Pardon Applications
  • Privacy Act Requests
  • Visas/Waivers for Foreign Work or Travel
  • Other Non-Criminal Purposes

Electronic Fingerprinting and Submission: Using an RCMP accredited system, your fingerprints are captured and submitted electronically to the RCMP for processing. Although actual processing time is dependent on the RCMP, the ability to capture and submit fingerprints electronically means that Red Seal Notary’s clients can usually expect to receive their results in weeks rather than months.

Ink & Roll: In some cases, a set of prints on a physical fingerprint card may be required. In these situations, Red Seal Notary also offers Ink & Roll Fingerprinting services.

Required Identification: In order to fulfill a request for fingerprinting, individuals must present two valid government issued identification, at least one of which must include a photo.

Examples of acceptable identification include passport, driver’s license, citizenship card or immigration documents.

Other Requirements: If any of the following applies to your situation, please ensure you bring all relevant documents with you:

  • If the requesting party has provided you with a letter requesting fingerprints and/or a file number
  • If the results are to be submitted to a third party, please have all necessary contact information

Fingerprinting Session: During the session your fingerprints will be captured and submitted to the RCMP for processing. Each session takes approximately 20-30 minutes.

Fees:
Electronic Fingerprinting and Submission - $55.00 plus applicable RCMP fees (No Tax) Ink & Roll Fingerprinting - $45.00 (+ applicable taxes)

Locations: Fingerprinting services are only available at the following locations on a walk-in basis (no appointment necessary):

Toronto:


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