Saskatoon Police Criminal Record Check
If you’re a resident of Saskatoon, you may find yourself in need of a criminal record check. There are many reasons why one may need to apply for police records check, and they include the following reasons;
- Part of the pre-employment screening process
- Seeking volunteer work
- Adoption process
- US visa waiver
- Name change
In Saskatoon, you can make your application online or in person.
You can go to the criminal records check office at the Saskatoon police service station at 76 25th Street East. The appointment is not necessary, and the office is open from Monday to Friday between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. The offices are closed on Saturdays and Sundays. The applicant must be a current resident of Saskatoon, and they have to provide proof of address such as a bank statement, driver’s license, or utility bill. Residents outside Saskatoon can have their police background check done by RCMP in their region where they live.
- The applicant has to fill the criminal record check form at the saskatoon police service or download the online form and complete it before going to the police station.
- The applicants must have two government-issued identification documents, and one must be a valid photo. The two must have the same last name.
- If you’re applying for a vulnerable sector check, a processing fee of $75 and regular criminal record checks is $45.
- Acceptable modes of payment include cash, Visa, Interac, MasterCard or American express.
- Volunteers must submit the official letter from the organization requesting the background check. The letter should be original and signed by the representative of the organization. Copies, emailed, and faxed letters are not accepted.
- Processing time will vary significantly depending on various factors such as the type of criminal record check, and the location of the previous residence, among many others. Similarly, requests to other police agencies could take more time.
Vulnerable Sector Check
A criminal records check is conducted for people seeking to work or volunteer with vulnerable people like children, older people, or people living with disabilities. The applicant has to give consent in writing when making an application.
The search can only be conducted for a volunteer or employment within the borders of Canada.
The Vulnerable Sector check can only be conducted for employment or volunteer purposes within Canada and cannot be performed for anyone below 18 years.
A vulnerable record check may require submitting fingerprints to Ottawa. According to the Criminal Records Act, it is illegal to conduct a vulnerable sector search for a position that does not meet the requirements of the Act.
It is the employer’s responsibility or the agency that the applicant wants to work for or volunteer to determine if the vulnerable sector check is necessary. If necessary, they have to request, and the applicant has to give consent. The police may also decline to run the check if they feel the position does not meet the Act’s requirements.
Instant Record Check is an accredited criminal record check company, and we can assist you in your application process. Contact us today for any inquiry or clarification on criminal record checks, and we’ll be happy to help you.