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Fingerprint Scheduling

The Halton Regional Police offers digital fingerprinting services to civilians who reside within the region of Halton (Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills). The fingerprint based certified criminal record check (police clearance) may be needed for immigration, citizenship, employment, adoptions, volunteering, school programs, foreign travel visas, pardon applications, government contracts and licenses, and for all other non-criminal purposes.

If you have been contacted by our service, requiring you to submit fingerprints to complete your Police Record Check, you will need to produce an official, signed letter from the organization, on their letterhead, clearly stating that you require the vulnerable sector screening for your position. Bring this letter to the appointment and your fingerprinting fee will be waived.

***Please note, this applies to volunteer positions only, if you require vulnerable sector screening for employment purposes, there is an additional fee of $25.00.***

Capturing of fingerprints will involve the use a livescan device. livescan is a sophisticated scanning device used to capture fingerprints, eliminating the need to use ink. Fingerprints are sent electronically for searching in the RCMP database and the results are electronically returned.

Locations where services are offered:

The services are offered in two locations, the Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters, Oakville and 12 Division, Milton.

The Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters, Oakville:
2485 North Service Road West,
Oakville, Ontario, L6M 3H8
Telephone : 905-825-4747 Ext. 4731
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12 Division, Milton:
490 Childs Drive
Milton, ON L9T 5G2
Telephone : 905-825-4747 Ext. 4731
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Identification Required:

You must bring two pieces of valid government issued identification, one MUST be a photo ID. The following are types of acceptable identification.

  • Passport
  • Driver's license
  • Birth Certificate
  • Canadian Citizenship Card
  • Permanent Resident Card
  • Certificate of Indian Status
  • Immigration Documents i.e. work or study permits
  • Military Family ID card (MFID)
  • Record of Landing for Citizenship Applicant
  • Certificate of live Birth
  • Nexus card
  • Ontario Identification Card
  • Photo Health Card

Please note that Social Insurance Number (S.I.N.) Card is NOT an acceptable form of identification.


  • It is recommended you bring with you a letter or file number from the requesting source, if applicable.
  • All identification must be current and not expired.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to pay for the Vulnerable Sector fingerprinting service?

How long will it take to get fingerprints taken?

How to schedule an appointment?

Will I receive a reminder for the scheduled appointment?

How to cancel an appointment?

How to re-schedule an appointment?

For more information, contact:
905-825-4747 ext. 4731