A Police Clearance Certificate, often referred to as a Criminal Record Check or Criminal Background Check, is an official document issued by a law enforcement agency or government authority that provides information about an individual’s criminal history or lack thereof. This document is typically requested and used for various purposes, including employment, volunteer work, immigration, travel, and legal proceedings. Police Clearance Certificate serves as a tool for assessing an individual’s criminal history and suitability for various roles and activities. It helps organizations and authorities make informed decisions while safeguarding the safety and well-being of individuals and communities.
Purposes of a Police Clearance Certificate:
- Employment: Many employers require job applicants to provide a Police Clearance Certificate to assess their suitability for employment, particularly for positions involving trust, security, or vulnerable populations.
- Volunteer Work: Volunteer organizations, especially those working with children or vulnerable individuals, may request a Police Clearance Certificate to ensure the safety of volunteers and the people they serve.
- Immigration: Some countries require individuals applying for immigration or visas to provide a Police Clearance Certificate from their home country or other countries where they have resided. This helps assess an applicant’s criminal history and eligibility for entry.
- Travel: In certain cases, a Police Clearance Certificate may be required for visa-free travel to specific countries or for obtaining travel-related permits.
- Professional Licensing: Individuals seeking or renewing professional licenses, such as healthcare professionals, lawyers, and security guards, may need to provide a Police Clearance Certificate to demonstrate their good moral character.
Why Choose SekCheck
The RCMP works to uphold and prevent violations of local, state, provincial, and federal laws. They therefore accredit several high-caliber organizations and agencies to assist them in pursuing their goal of maintaining the safety of citizens. SekCheck One of the few RCMP capabilities that helps to keep individuals secure is fingerprinting. You can get assistance with all the identifying procedures from a business that has received RCMP Royal Canadian Mounted Police accreditation. In Surrey, Abbotsford, and Edmonton, we provide the best Canadian PCC services because of our knowledgeable staff and extensive experience.
How it works
Digital fingerprinting is a modern and efficient method of capturing an individual’s fingerprints for various purposes, such as background checks, security clearances, and identification. The process involves the use of digital fingerprint scanners to create a digital image of an individual’s fingerprints. The actual process of capturing fingerprints using a digital scanner is relatively quick and can often be completed within a few minutes. After the fingerprints are captured, they are submitted to RCMP for background checks. The time required for background checks can vary significantly depending on the purpose and jurisdiction.
For the process, you will want two pieces of any acceptable government identification documents. These ID documents include:
- BC Driving License
- Driver’s License with a photo from any country
- BC Identification Card with photo
- Nexus Card
- Native Status Card
- Canadian Citizenship Card
- Permanent Resident Card
- Birth Certificate
- Firearms License
- Provincial Health Care Card
Acceptable payment methods
We accept all major debit, credit, master cards, and cash.