5700 Valley Way
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 1X8
You can attend in person with two pieces of government issued identification (one with a photo).
Provide any other names used (maiden name, legal name change, etc.).
Provide proof of a permanent address within the Niagara Region.
All background checks are processed on a first come, first served basis. The turnaround time is 30 days for volunteer applicants and 2 weeks for employment applicants.
Police Background Checks can be done while you wait at 5700 Valley Way, Niagara Falls - provided you do not have a criminal record. Hours of operation are 8:00am to 7:30pm.
If you would like to apply for your police check online please visit our Online Police Check Application Page
$ 45 paid employees
$ 15 volunteers and non-paid student placements
(Additional $10 on-line fee)
Fees are non-refundable
Niagara Regional Police offers three types of police checks:
Niagara Regional Police currently provides fingerprint services for Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) applicants who have received notification from our Service that the extra fingerprint step is required. We also currently provide fingerprint services for Adoption applicants who submit their police check applications to our Service.
Appointments may be made by calling 905-688-4111 ext. 5700. Fingerprints are done at 5700 Valley Way, Niagara Falls.
A local company is available to provide fingerprint services for applicants who have been asked to submit fingerprints to the RCMP for the following types of applications:
Please contact Fingerprints Niagara at (289) 213-1183 or visit their website Fingerprints Niagara for further information.