Front Counter Services
Customer service is our top priority and our front counter schedule has been designed to minimize your wait time. With the exception of the sex offender registry, property pick-up and fingerprinting; front counter services are also available at our four community police stations in Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam. Please call ahead to confirm hours of operation.
Please note the following:
- Hours of availability.
The main detachment front counter is staffed Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays/holidays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. However, some services have limited hours of availability as noted below.
- The Coquitlam RCMP main detachment front counter is a cellphone free zone.
- Valid identification.
Applicants who can provide a valid BC Services Card do not need to provide a second piece of identification. Any applicant who cannot provide a valid BC Services Card must present two pieces of government-issued identification. The first piece of ID must include the applicant’s name, birth date, signature and photo (i.e., driver's license, passport, BC ID Card). The second piece of ID must contain the applicant's name and birth date (i.e., BC Care Card, Birth Certificate, citizenship card).
- Identification that is not valid for front counter services.
SIN cards, credit cards, membership cards for any organization, transit passes, library cards.
- Payment options.
With the exception of vulnerable sector fingerprints, payment options for most services include; cash, debit, Visa, MasterCard, certified cheque or money order (payable to the Receiver General of Canada). Payment for vulnerable sector fingerprints must be made by certified cheque or money order payable to the Receiver General of Canada. Personal cheques are not accepted as payment for any service.
- All front counter services are PST/GST exempt.
- Access to application forms.
With the exception of property pick up, completed application forms are required for all services listed. At this time forms are not available for download. Please visit our front counter to pick-up blank forms or request forms by email.
Services and Fees
Criminal record check
For employment (Applicants must complete RCMP form 3584e.)..........$62
For volunteer work (Applicants must submit a letter from the volunteer agency and complete RCMP form 3584e.)..........free
Fingerprints (Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m./Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
For vulnerable sector check for school or employment (Applicants must complete RCMP form 3923e.)..........$25
For vulnerable sector check for volunteer work (Applicants must present a letter from the volunteer agency and complete RCMP form 3923e.)..........free
Police certificate for foreign work visa (Applicants must complete RCMP form 3584e.)..........$62
Property pick-up (Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.)..........free
Sex Offender Registry (Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)..........free
Taxi/chauffeur permit (Required for City of Coquitlam only.)..........$62