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Certified Criminal Record Checks from Canada

All requests for obtaining a certified criminal record check from Canada must go through the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Canada (RCMP). The Embassy/Consulates of Canada have no control over the process, and cannot answer questions or expedite the process.

In order to obtain an RCMP fingerprint form as well as a letter addressed to the RCMP for fingerprints sent from Japan, please contact us.

To have your fingerprints taken you must:

  1. Bring the following items to the Japanese police headquarters in your prefecture of residence (please call the police in advance to check their office hours) or a fingerprinting agency registered with the RCMP:
    a) an RCMP fingerprint form
    b) passport
    c) Alien Registration card
    d) a document from the entity requiring the criminal record check explaining why it is needed

  2. Please follow the procedures from the RCMP Civil Fingerprinting Screening Services.

You will be required to submit the duly filled fingerprint form to a fingerprinting agency accredited with the RCMP.

The list below is provided for convenience and information purposes only. The Government of Canada assumes no responsibility for the competence or reliability of firms shown on the list, and neither the Embassy nor the Consulates are in a position to recommend that you use the services of one particular firm over another. If you have a negative experience with one of these companies, please advise us and the reference may be removed.

Tel: 1-613-231-6462

Fingerprint Room
Tel: 1-844-447-2485

Fingerprint Room Japan
Tel: 03-3780-1399

Worldwide Forensic Services Inc.
Tel: 1-416-695-7139


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