Front Counter Services

Canadian Police Certificates

Canadian police certificates are required for visa applications, foreign work permits, and foreign travel. The applicant must attend the main detachment in person and provide two pieces of accepted identification (ID) and proof of Burnaby residency.

There two ways to produce a Police Certificate

  1. By name and date of birth only, which has a $60 administration fee.
  2. By fingerprints, which has a $25 processing fee in addition to the $60 administration fee ($85 in total)

The $60.00 administration fee and $25 processing fee (if applicable) are payable by cash, Visa, MasterCard, debit card, or money order (made out to the City of Burnaby) and must be paid in full before the application will be processed. All payments made by credit card will be subject to a 1.75% service fee. The application will be processed while you wait.

Accepted ID

*Please note, the new BC Services Card combines the BC Drivers Licence and Care Card. This Services Card is considered one form of ID.

*Two pieces of accepted ID, one of which must be a photo ID, is required for all services provided at the front counter. 

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