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Form C-216C

Civil Fingerprinting Screening Services

Form C-216C is not available on-line.

If you are submitting your criminal record check from within Canada:

  • you must have your fingerprints taken on form C-216C at your local police station or private accredited fingerprinting agency.
  • Depending on the police jurisdiction, a fee may be required.

If you are submitting your criminal record check from outside of Canada:

  • contact the nearest police force which offers fingerprinting services.
  • The RCMP will accept fingerprint forms from foreign countries that contain the following:
    • rolled and flat impressions of all ten fingers taken with black ink
    • full name, date of birth and sex of the applicant
    • the name and address of the police agency
    • the signature of the official taking the fingerprints
  • Depending on the police jurisdiction, a fee may be required.

If the police service in your country does not have fingerprint forms for non-criminal purposes:

  • you can obtain an RCMP C-216C form by contacting CFSS e-mail at civilnps@rcmp-grc.gc.ca and provide the following information:
    • your name
    • mailing address, and
    • specify the number of forms required.