Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check
Criminal record and judicial matters check refers to a police record check or criminal record check that searches for offence information that includes outstanding warrants, convictions, charges, and judicial orders. It’s meant for those seeking volunteering or employment with various organizations that require such background record checks.
This type of criminal records check is not intended for individuals seeking employment with vulnerable persons. If you are a volunteer, you may get a letter from the volunteer or the organization on the company’s letterhead stating that you seek a record check for volunteering purposes.
Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check Will Include
- Outstanding entries like warrants and charges
- Judicial orders, peace bonds, and probation orders
- Criminal convictions from local databases and CPIC
- Conditional discharge and absolute discharge
- The summary of convictions in the last five years
- Any findings of guilt under the Youth Criminal Justice Act falling within the applicable disclosure period.
Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check will not include
- Convictions where pardon or record suspension has been granted
- Family court restraining orders
- Ministry of transportation information
- Convictions under provincial statutes
- Local police contact
- Reference to any incidence that involve mental health
- Ministry of transport information
- Any reference to contagious disease
Criminal Record and Judicial Matters check Requirements
You can apply for a criminal records check in any police service near you. You also need two pieces of government-issued identifications with your full name, photo, date of birth, and signature. If your current address is not in your identification, you must provide proof for this for your record check to go through. Any police service will direct you once you contact them.
Some of the identification documents accepted include in the application process include the following:
- Canadian Citizenship card
- Military identification card
- Foreign or Canadian Driver’s licence
- Permanent resident card
- International student identity card
- Firearms acquisition certificate
- Indian Status card
- Canadian National Institute for the Blind Card
Alternatively, you can use our services because we are an authorized company that conducts police records checks for applicants.
Online Application Process
To submit your criminal record application online, you must be 18 years old and above. You can do it yourself following the advice from the police service near you. We can do it also on your behalf.
To make an in- person application for the criminal record and judicial matters, you need two government identification documents containing your signature and photograph. One of them must also contain your full name and date of birth. You’re required to pay a processing fee. Just like the online application, the processing fee is non-refundable
The processing time can vary significantly depending on the volume of applicants or requests made. If your fingerprints are required for conviction confirmation, it may take even longer.