The Canadian Criminal Real Time Identification Services (CCRTIS) is a directorate of the Forensic Science and Identification Services of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). It manages the Central Repository of fingerprints and criminal records information. CCRTIS manages criminal records files consisting of criminal charges and their dispositions, including convictions and discharge and fingerprint information.
Live Scan Digital Fingerprinting
GAC uses state of art cutting edge digital technology in the industry which is certified by RCMP and FBI. We take full set of fingerprints, including both rolled and flat impressions of all ten fingers, on a live digital scanner which submits encrypted formatted fingerprints electronically to RCMP-Canadian Criminal Real Time Identification Services(CCRTIS) for search.Electronic submission of fingerprints to RCMP significantly reduces the processing times of your fingerprints. By taking advantage of our fast, secure and convenient digital fingerprinting services you can receive your results in days instead of months.
GAC also offers Ink & Rolled fingerprinting services. Ink & Roll fingerprints are still required by some government organizations. GAC works to meet your specific screening needs and our services are done in professional, discreet, prompt and friendly manner. We have certified fingerprint technicians who are extensively trained and are experienced. GAC assures that your fingerprints are capture and submit fast and accurate the first time.
Who Requires Fingerprints?
Fingerprinting based Criminal Record History search is required in the following:
- Applications to obtain Criminal Record to apply for a Record Suspension / Pardon
- Foreign Travel – Visas, U.S. Waivers, Border Crossing
- Employment – Federal, Provincial, Municipal governments; Private industry; Canadian Police Force
- Volunteer Work
- Vulnerable Sectors
- Applications for Immigration to Canada
- Applications for Canadian Citizenship
- Security License
- Name Change
- Permanent Residency for Foreign Countries
Remote Communities Fingerprinting
In Canada Fingerprint submission is the only way to obtain a Certified Criminal History checks. Many RCMP detachments of remote communities of Canada have been unable to submit digital fingerprints for criminal background screening checks. GAC offers services where digital fingerprinting is not accessible to you. By availing our services you can receive your Certified Police Clearance from RCMP within days instead of months.