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Background Checks

Commissionaires offers individuals and corporate clients a complete suite of background screening services, both in person and online. Click on the orange headers for more information on each service.

BACKGROUND SCREENING

CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS

When you need a basic criminal record check (i.e. name and date of birth check — no fingerprints required), the fastest way is to apply online. Clearances can be processed in as little as 10 minutes through our secure online portal. Apply online now.

If your criminal record check requires fingerprints or you'd prefer to complete your application in person, request an appointment using the web form below or contact a Commissionaires office near you.

DIGITAL FINGERPRINTING

Accredited by the RCMP, we are Canada’s largest fingerprinting services provider with over 50 physical locations, and mobile service offerings. It only takes 10 minutes to capture fingerprints and complete the application! Request an appointment using the web form below or contact a Commissionaires office near you.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING

Protect your business and your people by trusting Commissionaires' pre-employment screening services, including:

  • Criminal record checks
  • Digital fingerprinting
  • Social media checks
  • Credit checks
  • Reference checks
  • Employment history verification
  • Driver abstracts
  • Education/credential verification
  • Public safety checks
  • Exit interviews
  • International background screening

To find out more about getting set up, contact a Commissionaires office near you.

REASONS YOU MAY NEED BACKGROUND SCREENING

  • Work, education or travel abroad
  • Citizenship and Permanent Resident (Landed Immigrant Status)
  • Volunteer work
  • Pre-employment screening
  • Controlled goods program
  • Contractor access screening
  • Government screening
  • Tenant screening
  • Name change
  • Adoption
  • Privacy Act Requests
  • Health Canada: Cannabis Act or HPTA Licensing
  • US Entry Waivers (United States Travel Waiver
  • Record Suspension (formerly known as Pardon)
  • Authentication and legalization
  • Federal Government Security Clearance and Contract Security Program

MOBILE SERVICES (FOR GROUP PROCESSING AND VIPS)

We can come to you! Commissionaires provides a mobile fingerprinting and identification service for group processing and VIPs. Our friendly, knowledgable staff will visit your location, take fingerprints and collect information for criminal record checks. We can process one employee or large groups for a cost-effective group rate. An additional fee is charged based on mileage for travel. Get an estimate by contacting a Commissionaires office near you.

Request an appointment

If you are interested in requesting an appointment, provide your details in the form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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