Digital Fingerprints – BC Gov’t, Name Change, Privacy Act, BC Security Licence, Adoption

Fingerprints are valid for 30 days from the date taken. Commissionaires will write the pertinent information on the back of your receipt for Service Canada/Vital Stats in order to finalize your name change application. You will need to provide us with your chosen new name when you are fingerprinted. Please bring TWO pieces of government-issued ID (one must have your photograph).

Commissionaires was among the very first private agencies in Canada accredited by the RCMP to provide digital fingerprinting services for non-criminal purposes. Since 2006, Commissionaires has been managing the largest digital fingerprinting infrastructure—with full background screening services—in the country.

It only takes 15 minutes to capture your fingerprints and complete the application.

Applicants should bring two pieces of valid government-issued identification and one must be a photo ID. The following are types of acceptable identification:

- Passport
- Driver’s Licence
- 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

COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES: Plexiglass dividers have been installed along with other safety measures for the protection of clients and staff. Access to our office will be restricted to only the actual client and one other guest/helper if required.

Click here to schedule your CVIY identification service online.

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