RURAL -  Criminal/Police Information Checks

Application Process for Disclosure of Criminal Background Check


  • Go in person to the nearest RCMP detachement
  • Bring:
    • a letter (not required for employees), on parish letterhead, from the pastor outlining your ministry and the reason for the background check,
    • two pieces of ID (ex. Driver's License, Birth Certificate, Passport),
    • AND Social Insurance Number.
  • Fees vary from RCMP detachment to detachment but will be approximately:
    • $10.00 for criminal background checks,
    • $60.50 for fingerprinting (if required),
    • in some detachments ALL fees are waived for volunteers.
  • When applying, be sure to ask for both a Criminal Background Check AND a Vulnerable Sector Check.

*You may be asked to provide a Money Order or Certified Cheque payable to 'Receiver General of Canada.' 


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Forms CANNOT be filled out and submitted on line.

For any allegations of abuse against a cleric, victims or others are encouraged to call:


Sophia Ali



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