Civilian Fingerprinting Services

The Lethbridge Police Service provides civilian fingerprint services for the following:

  • Immigration
  • Citizenship
  • Foreign Travel
  • Visas
  • US Waivers
  • Legal Name Changes
  • Pardon Applications
  • Vulnerable Sector
  • Adoption (Canadian and international)
  • Privacy Act / Criminal Record Requests
  • Volunteer Employment
  • Federal and Provincial Employment; and
  • All other non-criminal purposes

Fingerprinting services are available digitally or by ink.

Appointments are available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 am – 5:30 pm and Wednesday from 9:00 am-3:30 pm  at the Lethbridge Police Service. To book an appointment please call: 403-330-5015.

Fingerprinting Process

Vulnerable Sector / Criminal Record Verification

  1. The Lethbridge Police Service will notify you, in writing, if you are required to provide fingerprints for the Vulnerable Sector and/or Criminal Record Verification.

All other fingerprinting services

  1. Call 403-330-5015 and book your appointment.
  2. Attend the Lethbridge Police Service with Government issued photo identification and any additional forms if required. For example: if the United States have requested fingerprints and have sent FBI or NBI forms please inform during your booking and bring to your appointment.
  3. Applicable fees will be collected by the front desk Commissionaire and they will direct you to your appointment.
  4. Lethbridge Police Service is on a “live” feed to the to the RCMP database.  Any fingerprints that are required to be forwarded to the RCMP in Ottawa are done so in real time.
  5. For any other questions or inquiries you may also contact us via e-mail at

Please visit the RCMP’s Civil Fingerprint Screening Services Webpage for information or enquiries regarding the status of your fingerprints.  Email: Phone:  1(613)998-6362
Fingerprints for vulnerable sector, criminal record and criminal record verifications will be emailed to the Criminal Record Unit; you will be notified of the results by mail.


Service Total Fees LPS Fee Federal Fee

Pardon application / Record suspension

90 65 25

US Waiver

90 65 25


65 65 N/A

Change of name

90 65 25

Employment *

90 65 25

Privacy Act / Record requests

65 65 N/A

Ink prints

65 65 N/A

Vulnerable sector – Employment

40 15 25

Vulnerable sector – Volunteer


Criminal Record Verification


Additional copy

20 20 N/A

*Note: Federal employment does not have a federal fee but results must be sent to a federal company.
Fees are collected by the Front Desk Commissionaire; debit, cash or cheque are accepted.