Criminal Record Check
Other Lower Mainland
 
 

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Residents of the Lower Mainland Other than Vancouver

  • You must have your criminal record check completed by the municipal police or RCMP detachment where you live.


  • Contact the police agency before attending its office to confirm hours of operation, fees for services and method of payment. Council does not have this information.


  • You must bring a REQUEST FROM COUNCIL confirming you require this check be completed for licensing purposes. Print and take this letter with you or your request may not be processed.


  • If the police agency will only provide the criminal record check directly to Council, you may be required to provide a postage paid envelope addressed to Council. If you do not have a postage paid addressed envelope, your request may not be processed. It is suggested you determine this in advance.


  • If you are requesting a criminal record check from the RCMP in the Category of Information for Disclosure you must request Categories 1, 2, 3 and 4.


  • If the search indicates you may have a criminal record, Council also requires an original criminal record printout. (This is different than a criminal record check.) The process for obtaining this may vary between agencies and detachments, so discuss the process with the detachment you are dealing with.