Front Counter Services
The front counter staff at the Mission RCMP Detachment are available Monday to Friday 08:00 - 17:00, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 - 14:00 and closed on all statutory holidays. Please attend the detachment 15 minutes prior to closing to allow time to intake Police Information Check forms.
Below are some of the services offered at the front counter:
Police Information Checks (Criminal Record Checks)
Applicants must not have a criminal record and must live in the Mission area. The fee for this service is $65 for employment purposes and landlord/tenant checks (maximum $130 per household). Student record checks are $25. There is no charge for volunteer positions, but applicants must bring in a volunteer status letter. The applicant must be a resident of Mission and must attend in person and present two pieces of government identification, one of which must have a photo. Police Information Checks must be picked up by the applicant. Please allow 1-2 weeks for processing.
Request a copy of the Police Information Check form. (Simply hit send on Email, and you will receive a reply with the file within 1 minute).
Applicants must live in the Mission or Abbotsford area. The fee for this service is $65. This certificate is available for Visa applications, foreign travel, and foreign work permits and is only issued after a search is conducted by the National Repository for Criminal Records in Canada. (Note: The criminal check is not verified by fingerprints.) The applicant must be a resident of Mission or Abbotsford, cannot have a criminal record, must attend in person for this service, and must present picture identification. This service is provided while you wait and could take approximately 15 - 20 minutes.
Special Occasion Permits
Special occasion permits are no longer handled by the front counter department. Please see the BC Liquor Special Occasion License website for more information.
Taxi / Chauffeur Permits
The fee for this service is $65 and is not refundable if permit is denied. Anyone wishing to drive in the Mission area is required to attend the police detachment and provide a valid driver's license displaying Class 1, 2, 3 or 4 and proof of employment from a taxi company. The application process takes approximately 2 weeks and the applicant will be contacted by telephone when it is ready to be picked up.
Appointment is required; please call during front counter hours.
Applicants must live in Mission. The fee for this service is $65, plus $25 for Ottawa processing fee, if applicable. There are a variety of reasons for having fingerprints taken, including:
- Employment Requirement
- Security Licence Application
- U.S. Waiver
- Name Change
- Record Suspension (Pardon)
- Obtaining a Certified Criminal Record
The U.S. Waiver package is available at the U.S. border crossings for individuals who have a criminal record and wish to apply to enter or work in the United States. The applicant is fingerprinted by his/her local police detachment, and the results will be sent to their home, or to a designated representative (i.e. companies doing their forms/applications).
All fingerprints are taken digitally, but if rolled paper prints are required (by employer, etc), these can be supplied at a cost of $65. These prints will be given to the individual after they are produced.
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