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Criminal Record Check / Certificate of Good Conduct

For time spent in Canada, visit the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) website for detailed information.  To obtain the required fingerprints:

  • In London, contact Scotland Yard on 020 7230 2099 for an appointment
  • Outside London, contact your local police force for guidance

If you require a search based on your name and date of birth only, you may wish to contact the local police in the area where you last resided in Canada and follow their instructions on how this can be done.

There are a number of private companies in Canada who may be able to assist you in obtaining a Criminal Record Check. The Canadian High Commission is not able recommend private companies or businesses. 

For time spent in the UK, visit the Criminal Records Bureau website for full details.


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