Due to the increased numbers of COVID-19 cases, both the Victoria and Esquimalt police buildings will be temporarily closed to the public.

If you require a Police Information Check, we are accepting online applications.  Please go to Police Information Checks under Services and click on the “Submit an Electronic Police Information Check” button.

If you require fingerprinting that does not relate to a Victoria Police Department Vulnerable Sector check, please contact the Commissionaires at 250 727 7755 to book your appointment.

If you require our assistance in helping you work through the online submission or need further information or clarification, please call us at 250 995 7314.

Fingerprint Services

Victoria Police offer fingerprint services for the residents of Victoria only. Please contact your local Police agency if you reside in Saanich, Oak Bay or West Shore.

Fingerprints services are offered only on Wednesdays.

We offer some civil fingerprint services and court-ordered fingerprint services.

Civil Fingerprint Services

We can only offer civil fingerprint services for the agencies or reasons below.

If you do not see the agency or reason for your civil fingerprint request on this list, for example Permanent Residency, Immigration or working abroad, then please contact the Commissionaires located at 928 Cloverdale Ave., Victoria.  (250) 727-7755.

  • Victoria Police – Vulnerable Sector Police Information Check
  • CRRP – Criminal Record Review Program **
  • Government – Provincial or Federal Employment **
  • Name Change **
  • Record Suspension **
  • BC Security – SSA Security License **
  • FBI – Inked Fingerprints (not offered until further notice) **

**All of the above fingerprint requests other than for Victoria Police Vulnerable Sector Information Check, can also be completed at the Commissionaires.

Once you have a confirmed date and time, please attend to 850 Caledonia Avenue during your appointment time.  Please wait out front until your appointment time, when a staff member will collect you.

Upon arrival, you will be required to:

  • Produce two (2) pieces of government identification;
  • Produce any forms received advising that fingerprints are required; and
  • Pay the applicable fingerprints fees.

If you are unable to make your appointment or need to change your appointment time, please contact 250-995-7314. Do not attend for civil fingerprint services if you have COVID-19 symptoms. Please call us and we’ll gladly reschedule your appointment when you are feeling better.

Individuals attending late for their appointment will be rescheduled for a later date.

Court-ordered Fingerprint Services

Follow the instructions on your Form 10, issued at the time of your release. Court-ordered fingerprint services are usually offered between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., each Wednesday at 850 Caledonia Avenue. Please wait outside and call 250-995-7654 and select option #8. Please do not attend if you have COVID-19 symptoms. Instead, telephone us so we can reschedule your appointment for a later time.