Background Checks

Criminal Record Check


Clearance Letter – Residents outside of Canada

If you live outside of Canada, you may authorize a third party to place a request on your behalf at Toronto Police Headquarters – 40 College Street, Customer Service Centre kiosk.

The authorized party must bring the following:

  • Two separate forms of your government issued identification – must be original notarized copies
  • An authorization letter with your original signature giving authority to the named person, and the address where you want the clearance letter mailed

If you are unable to find an authorized party, you can mail in your request to:

Toronto Police Service
40 College Street
Toronto, ON M5G 2J3
Attention: Police Reference Check Program

Please include the following:

  • Completed application form
  • Two separate forms of your identification – must be original notarized copies
  • Certified cheque or money order made payable to Toronto Police Service, in the amount of $20.00 – must be in Canadian funds

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