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
- By name and date of birth only, which has a $60 administration fee.
- 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.
- Primary ID - must be picture - BC Driver's License, BC ID, Canadian Passport, Permanent Resident Card, Citizenship Card (issued in the last 10 years only), Native Status Card, other Provincial ID and Driver Licenses.
- Secondary ID - MSP Care Card, Firearms Licence, Canadian Visa (affixed to a foreign passport), and Immigration Documents.
*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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