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Calgary Police Checks

Published On: January 23, 2013

What is a Calgary Police Check?

Normally, a Calgary Police Check is a criminal record check completed through your local Calgary Police. The results reveal one of the following:

  • There is no criminal record associated with your name and date of birth (not verified by fingerprints).
  • There may be a criminal record associated with your name and date of birth (but fingerprints must be taken to determine if this criminal record belongs to you).
  • A report identifying conviction(s) missing from the national RCMP criminal record database and other incidences involving the police that did not result in a conviction for inclusion in a Pardon Application (now called Record Suspension Application). This can only be one after your criminal record has already been order with the use of fingerprints.

However, effective May 1, 2010, the Calgary Police stopped providing services to the general public (civil sector). The following is indicated on their website:

Where do I go for fingerprinting?

  • Effective May 1, 2010 the Calgary Police Service no longer provides non-criminal fingerprinting services for all civil matters such as immigration, name changes, international adoptions and pardons. There are several private companies in Calgary that provide this service.

CCA Award Winning Calgary Police Check Fingerprint AgencyCalgary Fingerprinting

Do you need a Calgary Police Check? If yes, you’ve come to the right place. We provide the following Police Check Services for individual in and around Calgary:

  • Ink Fingerprinting
  • Digital Fingerprinting
  • 48 Hour Name Searches

Reasons Why Calgary Police Checks Are Required

  • Admission into Education Programs
  • Adoption
  • Bonding
  • Canadian Immigration (Citizenship, Permanent Residency, Landed Immigrant Status, Refugee, Student/Work Visas, and Visitor Visa)
  • Canada Pardons
  • Canpass / Nexus
  • Employment
  • Foreign Travel
  • Name Change
  • Licensing
  • Record Suspension
  • US Entry Waivers
  • Visa Applications

Our company has won the Consumer Choice Awards 7 years ago, voted #1 paralegal company by consumers like you! We have the best reputation for:

  • providing the lowest prices (with discounts if you require multiple sets);
  • having the best hours (open Monday to Saturday);
  • convenient location (South of Downtown on Macleod Trail);
  • 24+ years experience with fingerprinting, pardons & waivers; and
  • thorough understanding of fingerprint requirements for immigration purposes.

As we are not in the downtown core, parking is not an issue and it is free to park. We are open Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm.

We are also one of Canada’s longest running fingerprint agencies. We have been providing fingerprint services since 1995. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding fingerprinting and background checks in Canada. We can also assist individuals residing outside Canada.

For further confirmation that

Thank you.

Debbie Ward, President
Calgary Police Check Fingerprint Agent

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