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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.

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 are available electronically.

Please refer to the Online Application Frequently Asked Questions for answers to the most common issues. If your question is not answered in the Online Application Frequently Asked Questions, please email policeinformationcheck@edmontonpolice.ca

Please do not attend Police Headquarters or any divisional police station if you experience issues with the online application process, need to have your ID verified or if you have any questions about your Police Information Check.

If you absolutely cannot apply online, you may apply in person at our office only. View our fees here

You will then receive the results of your completed police information check in the mail. Please note, there is no ‘on-the-spot’ processing service. PIC applications will not be accepted at Divisional Stations. 

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 Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Closed to public on Thursday to accommodate processing of large workload volume.

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