It has been quiet at the Nanaimo RCMP detachment’s front counter since COVID-19 restrictions were enacted in March, but civil fingerprinting and police information checks can now be made by appointment. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo RCMP resumes fingerprinting, police information check services

Certain services now available by appointment at detachment

Nanaimo RCMP detachment has resumed civil fingerprinting services and police information checks.

The services, which were cancelled in March due to COVID-19 restrictions, are available effective immediately and by appointment only, according to a Nanaimo RCMP press release issued Monday, Sept. 21.

Anyone who requires either service is asked to call the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m to 4 p.m.

Police information checks are only being offered to residents of Nanaimo. People who require fingerprint and police information check services are asked not to arrive at the Nanaimo RCMP detachment without having first made an appointment.

To find out more about the Nanaimo RCMP and services offered, visit www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/detach/en/d/166.



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