Fingerprinting requirement

If you have been asked to submit your fingerprints for security screening purposes, you can arrange to have them taken by any of the following service providers.  Please note that fees may apply.

Before you go

What to bring

Getting your fingerprints taken

Fingerprints taken with ink

Mail the fingerprints to the following address:

ON 80230
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
National Coordinator, Security
4E163 - 200 Kent Street
Ottawa Ontario K1A 0E6 Canada

Fingerprints taken electronically

The service provider must identify the security office address in the system:

ON 80230
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
National Coordinator, Security
4E163 - 200 Kent Street
Ottawa Ontario K1A 0E6 Canada

You must retain your receipt and Document Control Number (DCN) for tracking purposes.

The information collected by Fisheries and Oceans Canada is in accordance with the Privacy Act Statement on your Personnel Screening, Consent and Authorization form.

Service Providers

You can have your fingerprints taken by one of the following service providers:

Local police service
Although most police centres provide this service, it is recommended that you confirm with your local police service prior to your arrival.
Accredited fingerprinting companies
To find a list of accredited fingerprinting companies, please visit: www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/who-can-conduct-criminal-record-check.
DFO Personnel Security Services
Individuals in the National Capital Region can have their fingerprints taken at 200 Kent Street, Ottawa, ON. For an appointment, please email:
Personnel_Security.XNCR@dfo-mpo.gc.ca.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the fingerprinting requirements, please contact DFO Personnel Security Services

By phone: 613-990-8273
E-mail: Personnel_Security.XNCR@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Mail:
ON 80230
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
National Coordinator, Security
4E163 - 200 Kent Street
Ottawa Ontario K1A 0E6 Canada