Halton Regional Police Service
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Fingerprinting Services

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 require vulnerable sector screening for employment purposes, there is a fee of $25. There is no fee for volunteer positions.

Debit/Visa/Mastercard will be accepted for payment.

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.

Location where service is offered:

The service is only offered in one location, the Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters, Oakville.

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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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.
  • Fingerprints will take approximately 15 minutes.

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