Application for Destroying Fingerprints and Photo


Please send a letter requesting to destroy your fingerprints and photo, and provide the following information:

  • Applicant's full name, including middle names and any other names used (i.e. Maiden name)
  • Date of Birth
  • Current Address
  • What the charge and sentencing was

Send the letter to:

Peel Regional Police
Records Services - Court and Criminal Records
7750 Hurontario St.
Brampton, ON    L6V 3W6

This process will purge the photo and fingerprint files from both the local Peel Police records as well as those maintained by the RCMP. You will be sent a letter of confirmation once the purge is completed, approximately 8-10 months after the letter is submitted.

For Conditional or Absolute Discharges Received before July 24, 1992:

Please write to the RCMP at the following address to have this information removed:

Pardon & Purge Services
Information & Identification Services
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
P.O. Box 8885
Ottawa, ON  K1G 3M8