Background Checks

Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check


How to Apply

Requests for a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check can be made in person at Toronto Police Service Headquarters – 40 College Street.

Please attend our Customer Service Centre located in the lobby of 40 College Street, Monday through Friday between 7am – 5pm. Please note: requests are not accepted at Police Divisions.

What you need:

  • Two pieces of government issued identification
  • One must contain a photograph and signature
  • One must include your full name and date of birth
  • Completed application form
  • Applicable fee of $20.00 Canadian (this administrative fee does not apply to individuals under the age of 18)
  • All fees are payable with Visa, MasterCard, Certified Cheque or Money Order made payable to the Toronto Police Service
  • Cash is not accepted at our Customer Service Centre kiosks

Once your application has been submitted:

  • Your completed Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check will be mailed to you
  • Response time is roughly 7-10 business days, but may fluctuate due to volume

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