Front Counter Services
Fingerprints may be required for employment, name changes, criminal record checks, Canadian pardons, United States waivers, immigration purposes or for employment within the Federal Government. An official letter from Citizenship and Immigration is required for Immigration fingerprints. An official letter from the Government of Canada is required for Federal Government fingerprints before the application will be processed. Applications are available from various government agencies. The applicant must attend the main detachment in person and provide two pieces of accepted identification (ID) and proof of Burnaby residency.
There is a $60.00 administration fee which is payable by cash, Visa, MasterCard, debit card, or money order (made out to the City of Burnaby) and must be paid in full before the application will be processed. The application will be processed while you wait. Please be advised that there may also be a $25 fee for Ottawa to check the prints which is also payable by Visa, MasterCard, debit card, or money order (made out to the City of Burnaby). Certified cheques or money orders made out to the Receiver General for Canada for the $25 fee are no longer accepted at the Burnaby RCMP. All payments made by credit card will be subject to a 1.75% service fee.
- Primary ID - must be picture - BC Driver's License, BC ID, Canadian Passport, Permanent Resident Card, Citizenship Card (issued in the last 10 years only), Native Status Card, other Provincial ID and Driver Licenses.
- Secondary ID - MSP Care Card, Firearms License, Canadian Visa (affixed to a foreign passport), and Immigration Documents.
*Please note, the new BC Services Card combines the BC Drivers License and Care Card. This Services Card is considered one form of ID.
*Two pieces of accepted ID, one of which must be a photo ID, is required for all services provided at the front counter.
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