RCMP Foundation Licensing Program
Using this program, companies and individuals may, for a fee and under contract, be licensed to use copyrighted brand images and protected logos of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the RCMP Foundation on their products. Our goal is to ensure that any product manufactured is socially responsible, both by being ethically produced and in the best interest of the RCMP brand.
Any person, business or organization with an interest in marketing products bearing the trademarks of the RCMP need first obtain a license through the RCMP Foundation. There are multiple licenses available including a wholesale license and a Home Crafters license These different forms of licenses are dependent upon the type of product and how it is manufactured.
Explore the options to determine the best license to apply for.
The licensing application process can take anywhere from 4 weeks to 12 weeks depending on the complexity of the license.
Artist / Photographer License
A trademark is a distinctive design, graphic, logo, symbol, word, or any combination thereof that uniquely identifies a business and/or its goods or services, guarantees the item’s genuineness, and gives its owner the legal rights to prevent the trademark’s unauthorized use.
Examples of RCMP Trademarks are RCMP, GRC, Royal Canadian Mounted Police NWMP, Northwest Mounted Police, Mounties, Horse & Rider or anything that contains the likeness of the Red Serge, or a Mountie in uniform.
As part of the licensing process you will be required to follow our code of conduct ensuring all product is ethically produced and to our acceptable minimal standards. You may be required to disclose third party manufacturers and/or provide certificates of audit and compliance.