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Submitting a Police Information Check

Where to go


Submit your police information check application from the comfort of your own home. Click here to start the online application process.

If you cannot apply online, you may submit an application form in person at our office only. Payment for the application must be by cheque or money order made out to ‘City of Edmonton’ for the appropriate amount. You can view our fees here

When you attend our office you will submit your application and pay, after which you will receive the results of your completed police information check in the mail.. There is no ‘on-the-spot’ processing service. 

You may complete and print out the application form* before coming to the Police Information Check Section.

*You can also download and print out this non-fillable PDF if the above does not work.

The Police Information Check Section recognizes the importance of receiving a Police Information Check in a timely and convenient manner and recommends that applicants apply online as it the fastest and most convenient method.

Application can be made from the comfort of your home and results will be returned electronically. Please note that ‘On the Spot’ processing service is not offered at this time.

Identification Required

Two pieces of identification must be produced. One piece of identification must be a valid government issued identification containing a photo. Examples include:

  • Driver’s Licence or Identification Card
  • Passport
  • Nexus Card
  • Permanent Residence Card
  • Indian/Metis Status Card

The second piece of identification can be any identification that includes your full name. The Police Information Check Section reserves the right to accept or refuse any forms of identification. Expired identification cannot be accepted.

Proof of residency is required for applicants requiring a Vulnerable Sector Police Information Check.  Documentation must be provided verifying a current address and can include a driver’s licence, a recent utility, electricity, gas or telephone bill, bank statement, property rental agreement, insurance policy documents, etc. dated within the last 90 days. 

Contact PICS


 #108, 14315-118 Avenue Nexus Business Park 

Police Information Check

Apply online for a Police Information Check 

Fingerprinting Service

Walk-in fingerprint services are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. 

Please give yourself extra time, as we may need to cut the line if we have more individuals than we can serve.

General Inquires

Email: policeinformationcheck@

All emails received outside of regular business hours will be returned on the next business day.

Mailing Address:

Police Information Check Section
Edmonton Police Service
9620 – 103A Avenue
Edmonton, AB, Canada
T5H 0H7