A request for record check for adoption purposes must:

  1. Complete a Police Information Check application,
  2. Complete a five year address history, and
  3. Submit fingerprints taken by the Waterloo Regional Police Service.

Fingerprints are required for all adoption requests and are submitted to the RCMP who will conduct the appropriate database searches.  These searches include any record suspensions as authorized for release by the Minister of Public Safety.


Police Information Check.......... $40

Apply Online:  A follow up email will be sent to book a fingerprint appointment.  Applicants attend 150 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge for fingerprinting services.  Hours are Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  

What to bring

Two pieces of valid identification; one piece must have a photo.  Proof of residency within the Region of Waterloo is required.

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