Comox Valley RCMP has suspended civilian fingerprinting. Stock image

Comox Valley RCMP suspends civilian fingerprinting

The temporary move affects job applicant, potential volunteers

The Comox Valley RCMP will temporarily not be offering fingerprinting services for civilians needing them as part of application processes.

The RCMP made the announcement that it has halted this service for the mean time as of March 17. The move affects people who are applying to be fingerprinted for the following purposes:

  • Employment
  • Volunteer
  • Security clearances or licensing
  • Foreign travel (visa requirements)
  • Immigration
  • Name changes
  • Citizenship
  • Adoption
  • Cannabis licensing

Residents of the Comox Valley who need to obtain fingerprints for criminal court purposes are still required to attend the local detachment.

READ MORE: People now allowed to stay in cars on BC Ferries to avoid COVID-19 spread

If you wish to report a non-emergency matter and are experiencing any flu-like symptoms, please do not attend the Comox Valley RCMP Detachment but instead call 250-338-1321.


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